Funded through the 2006 Bond Program, the Asian American Cultural Center Master plan is a comprehensive feasibility study and master plan. The project includes four components:
Preparing a needs assessment
Defining a building program
Developing site criteria
Assisting in the development of financial strategies for the project
Master planning for the proposed Center was a joint effort under the stewardship of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and the Public Works & Transportation Department. The City of Dallas has engaged the architectural firm HOK to conduct the study and master planning process with support from consultant team Sustainable Places, Sustainable Organizations.
Research & Downloads / Planning Process
As part of the needs assessment for the Master Plan, Economic Research Associates, led by William Lee and Linda Cheu, compiled demographic research specific to the Asian and Pacific Islander population in the Dallas area. Download Study (pdf)
Town Hall Meeting Presentations
Steering Committee Meeting Presentations
Arts Advisory Group Meeting Presentations
Focus Group Meeting Presentations
04.15.2009 | Dallas Begins Asian American Cultural Center Master Planning Process (pdf)
06.18.2009 | Dallas Seeks Public Input on Asian American Cultural Center Master Plan (pdf)
07.15.2009 | Dallas Announces Town Hall Meeting for Asian American Cultural Center Master Plan (pdf)
Calendar of Events
To invite broad community involvement in the master planning process, a series of open town hall meetings allowed Dallas citizens to learn about the project and to share their thoughts about current and future cultural and community needs.
Past public town hall meetings
Upcoming town hall meetings
Saturday, September 26, 2009; 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. at Bachman Lake Library - 9480 Webb Chapel Road, 75220
Saturday, September 26, 2009; 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. at Timberglen Recreation Center - 3810 Timberglen Road, 75287
Monday, September 28, 2009; 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. at Hampton Illinois Branch Library - 2951 South Hampton Road, 75224
Town hall meetings were open to the public.
For more information, contact Catherine Horsey 214.394.3150.