Bye-Bye, Dubai. Nighty Night, New York.
|Icon Midtown, yet another conceptual rendering to add to the pyre|
Said Icon Partners president Paris Rutherford, "Midtown will be Dallas's first family-friendly, mixed-use walking district featuring Main Street architecture and lushly landscaped streetscapes. It will be the place in North Dallas where people will come to walk, shop and just spend time hanging out."
But it wasn't meant to be: The 20 acres near the Galleria Dallas is in foreclosure now, $18 million in the red. Unfair Park's calls to Icon have gone unanswered, but the company is (was?) also behind the mixed-use development in the Mercer Crossing area of Farmers Branch, where Icon promises a "one-of-a-kind lake and fountain show larger than the famed Bellagio fountains in Las Vegas." Because, well, why not?