Performing arts center anchors Hall Park project on Frisco city council agenda

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Frisco council members will vote June 1 to enter into an agreement among fellow public entities and developer Craig Hall for the construction of several facilities at Hall Park, including a performing arts center, a parking garage and a roughly 5-acre park. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)

Frisco council members will vote June 1 to enter into an agreement among fellow public entities and developer Craig Hall for the construction of several facilities at Hall Park, including a performing arts center, a parking garage and a roughly 5-acre park. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)

Frisco council members will vote June 1 to enter into an agreement among fellow public entities and developer Craig Hall for the construction of several facilities at Hall Park, including a performing arts center, a parking garage and a roughly 5-acre park.

Council members will vote to collaborate with Frisco ISD, the Frisco Community Development Corp. and the Frisco Economic Development Corp. Development from this agreement would include a $66 million performing arts center with at least 1,250 seats in a main performance hall and at least 250 seats in a community venue, according to a memo prepared for Frisco City Council by city staff.



In addition, a $33 million, 1,100-stall parking garage would support the performing arts center and a $30 million, roughly 5-acre public park similar to Klyde Warren Park in Dallas, the memo stated.

Funds for these projects would come from already-approved municipal bonds and Craig Hall.

Frisco City Council will reconvene in open session at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers at George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.

By Matt Payne
Matt Payne reports on Frisco City Hall and its committees, Collin County Commissioners and McKinney business. His experience includes serving as online content editor at Fort Worth Magazine and city editor at the Killeen Daily Herald. He is a 2017 graduate of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton.


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