Northwest Highway Urban Design Study
The Northwest Highway Urban Design Study area lies in the northwest section of Dallas,
adjacent to Love Field Airport's northern boundary and approximately seven miles from the
Central Business District. Study area is approximetly 650 acres along the Northwest Highway corridor defined by properties which generally front the 2.6 miles between I-35 E to the West, Marsh Ln to the East, north of Bachman Lake.
The study Vision represents an intent to stabilize and foster a greater sense of community, by building on
the significant public investment that has been appropriated for the area. With proposed
improvements for Northwest Highway, Interstate I-35E, DART Railine and Bachman Lake Park,
the community has the potential to develop a synergy to link neighborhoods and add aesthetic
improvements for the area.
The principal objective of the Northwest Highway Urban Design Study is to create an aesthetic
environment along Northwest Highway at the Bachman Lake area that functions efficiently,
creates a vibrant sense of community and encourages economic revitalization by capitalizing on
those assets that are unique to the area.
Other objectives of the study include:
Other plans in the area includes the Bachman Lake Needs Assessment Study.