Editor’s note: This story appears in the November 2015 issue of Inmotion.
“Having downtown connected to DART’s extensive light rail network is a great benefit for businesses and residents alike,” Mayor Matthew Marchant said.
The square now attracts residents and visitors alike to crowd-drawing events like the annual Festival at the Switchyard, and the city continues to make enhancements. This spring, public parking was relocated to create a more aesthetically pleasing environment, including a lush lawn.
Downtown growth also is attracting the attention of businesses like the popular Cane Rosso, which opened a branch of the Neapolitan-style pizza chain in the fall. Deep Ellum’s popular Monkey King Noodle Co. also plans an expansion to Downtown Carrollton with an opening slated for June 2016.