Suburban DFW cities take urban approach to planning – Dallas Business Journal

Posted by    |    August 18th, 2012 at 5:15 am

The City of Coppell did not always have a Main Street.

But now, the community of nearly 40,000 residents has a Main Street sign at one end of South Coppell Road near Bethel Road, signaling that change is on the horizon.

The once-sleepy town, known for its large home lots and high-end houses, is creating a $35 million city center that officials hope will bring high-density housing, restaurants, retail and office development.

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