New apartments and retail space will add to Dallas’ popular Knox Street neighborhood

One of Dallas’ first retail districts is seeing a new building boom.

The Knox Street district, just east of Highland Park, got its start early last century when retailers and businesses migrated to the area next to the old Highland Park MKT rail station on Abbott Avenue.

Two of the area’s oldest businesses are still there — Highland Park Soda Fountain (1912) and Weir’s Furniture (1948).

Now developers are adding hundreds of high-end apartments and more pricey shops and restaurants to the mix.

A handful of new rental communities are on the way for the area along with several new shopping venues.

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