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The city of Irving has entered negotiations with Forest City Enterprises to redevelop the Teaxs Stadium site after the Cowboys begin play in the new Arlington Stadium in 2009.

Irving city officials announced Thursday their plans to build an expansive urban district, complete with a DART rail station, hotels, civic buildings, residences and a park above State Highway 114 on the current stadium site.

The total cost of the project is expected to reach ~2 billion. The first phase of the project is expected to be complete in 2012 with total buildout expected to be reached in 2022.

Dallas Morning News: Irving says urban district will make people 'forget' stadium

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Another article on SkyPark, what this development is now being called. The total area of the project is ~380 acres including the stadium site and surrounding land. The city of Irving is planning to create a special tax district to pay for infrastructure upgrades.

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A rendering of what SkyPark could look like.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Irving's goal for stadium land

Plans for the 373-acre site include 4,900 residences, retail and entertainment space, a new civic center, hotel, cinema, two new DART rail stations and a freeway-spanning SkyPark above State Highway 114, according to a fact sheet on the development.

Dallas Business Journal: Forest City planning urban development for Texas Stadium site

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Man, i know alot of grown men (including my self) that will be there crying when Texas Stadium is laid to rest. But times change, nothing can last forever.

Another article on SkyPark, what this development is now being called. The total area of the project is ~380 acres including the stadium site and surrounding land. The city of Irving is planning to create a special tax district to pay for infrastructure upgrades.

skyparkjp7.jpg

A rendering of what SkyPark could look like.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Irving's goal for stadium land

Dallas Business Journal: Forest City planning urban development for Texas Stadium site

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