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Dallas Midtown Mixed-Use Neighborhood In Dallas Texas

What's left of Valley View Mall

Construction for the massive Dallas Midtown Mixed-Use Neighborhood is expected to begin in 2021. The neighborhood will be replacing the old Valley View Mall which has mostly been demolished with the exception of AMC Theater. The movie theater is still open but this is expected to be it’s last year. Dallas Midtown will have more than 300,000 square feet of office space, upscale residential units and 45,900 square feet of retail space.

Dallas Midtown Project

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Dallas Midtown is being developed by Beck Ventures, a company based in Dallas. The new neighborhood will have parks, rental units, luxury hotels, restaurants, bike trails and many other features.

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The redevelopment project was expected to cost about $2 billion and will stretch from Noel Road to Preston Road along Interstate 635. Approximately 1460 yards.

Closed Valley View Mall In Dallas Texas

Valley View Mall road sign

Valley View Mall was opened in 1973 and had many major anchor stores in it’s history. Some of which included luxury department store chain Bloomingdale’s, JC Penny, Macy’s, Dillard’s, Sears and many more.

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In the 90’s Valley View’s decline began with the the closing of Bloomingdale’s. The changing demographics also contributed to the decline of the mall. In 2012 Beck Ventures purchased the property and Demolition began in 2016.

Location

Sears Before Valley View Mall
1968

The aerial image above shows the same area in 1968, when the newly developed area only had a Sears store, which had been built in 1965. Interstate 635 had just been completed a few years earlier.

Valley View Mall in 1979 in Dallas Texas
1979

By 1979 the Mall had been officially opened and many other stores had been added including a a Sanger-Harris department store.

Valley View Mall in 2003
2003

In 2003 the Mall was still active as shown in the aerial view.

Valley View Mall in 2020
2020

Today only the AMC theater is still open while the rest the rest of the mall has been demolished. The AMC theater is expected to remain intact until sometime in 2021.

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13331 Preston Rd., Dallas, Texas – TX 75240