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by Shelly Rosenberg

DALLAS is a 21st century city on the rise. It's quickly becoming a most intriguing city as well.
Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge // photographer: Ginny Martin

The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is the first structure (of three), designed and built by notable
architect, sculptor and structural engineer, Santiago Calatrava. If his name seems familiar
to you, it's because his notable installation, The Wave,  greets visitors to SMU's Meadows
Museum. His bridge construction, however,  is an even more impressive community landmark,
symbolizing a much-needed connection between our population east and west of the Trinity
River. Part of  the Trinity River Corridor Project, this bridge marks the beginning of an expansive
plan to unite the public with a special, and environmentally sensitive, treasure. Already
home to the celebrated Trinity River Audubon Center, this 20-mile stretch will host a world-class
greenway, supporting significant economic development, while offering residents and visitors
an irreplaceable nature reserve to discover and enjoy.
the park
Savvy developers have snapped up opportunities to offer the resulting, lush views. The group
the perot museum exterior
The 180k square foot cube not only includes five floors of state-of museum the-art exhibition space,

museum tower // photo: courtesy of museum tower