The Grand Park South (GPS) TIF District is in South Dallas, in an area strategically located north of I-30, west of I-45, and adjacent to historic Fair Park. The Grand Park South TIF District is located approximately 1.25 miles southeast of downtown Dallas. The District was created in 2005 to enhance the real estate market and encourage new investment by providing a source of funding for public amenities and infrastructure improvements in the neighborhood.
The district has many strengths including:
- Proximity to downtown
- Adjacency to Fair Park
- J.B. Jackson Transit Center, which includes DART’s light rail MLK Station (Green Line)
- South Boulevard – Park Row Historic District
- The intersection of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr Boulevards – one of the only few such intersections in the country