- 300 pre-stressed box beams were installed.
- Five feet of fill and 18 inches of soil were used.
- The park crosses a 200 foot stretch of freeway.
- Planting features 322 trees, 904 shrubs, and 3,292 groundwater/perennials.
- 52% of planting is native to North Texas.
- 50% permeability increase.
- Reservoir can collect 12,000 gallons of grey water for irrigation.
- Drainage mat between soil and deck infrastructure stores excess water.
Carbon, Energy + Air
- LED lighting fixtures were used.
- The restaurant relies on geothermal energy for heating and cooling.
- Sequesters 18,500 lbs of CO2 annually through newly planted trees, equivalent to the CO2 emitted from driving approximately 22,636 miles in a single passenger vehicle. These trees also intercept 64,214 gallons of stormwater runoff annually through their canopies.*
- Lease rates at Trammell Crow Center climbed from $19 per sq ft to $25 (32% increase).*
- Lease rates at 2100 Ross climbed from $13 to $19 (46% increase).*
- Lease rates at 2000 McKinney rose from $25 to $37 per sq ft (56% increase).*
- LED lighting saves $11,200 per year.*
- Projected to generate $312.7 million in economic development and $12.7 million in tax revenue. Development spurred by the park will contribute to a projected 8.8% population increase in the two Census Block Groups surrounding the park by 2017, supporting the regional goal of making metropolitan centers attractive and viable places to live.*
- The project features 15 programmed spaces.
- 48 large round tables, 88 Luxembourg chairs, and 286 bistro chairs are available to visitors.
- This 5.2-acre park adds ½ mile of walkable streetscapes and nine crosswalks.
- The park hosted more than two million visitors during its first two years of opening.
- Contributed to a 61% increase in ridership on the M-Line trolley, which connects downtown and uptown. After completion of the park, the trolley line was re-routed, with three new trolley stops adjacent to the park.*
- Encourages social interaction beyond its boundaries with 14,683 Facebook ‘likes,' 5,212 ‘tagged’ Facebook photos at the park, 6,980 Twitter followers, and 959 Instagram followers, all in the first six months. *