Area rezoned in McKinney for new east side parking lot

This map shows where the new parking lot would be located. (Courtesy city of McKinney)
This map shows where the new parking lot would be located. (Courtesy city of McKinney)

This map shows where the new parking lot would be located. (Courtesy city of McKinney)

About 1 acre in McKinney has been given the green light to rezone for a new parking lot.

In January, the city announced a major project to redevelop the area east of Hwy. 5 in McKinney into a new corridor that would be an extension of the city’s downtown. This includes the relocation and expansion of Tupps Brewery, the new community municipal complex, new roads and now a new public parking lot.


The area for the parking lot is located at 511 Green St. and 701 Anthony St., documents stated. On Aug. 17, McKinney City Council considered and approved a request to rezone the land from residential zoning to a government complex district to allow for the new lot.

The parking lot would provide public parking to serve the upcoming walkable district the city is developing east of Hwy. 5, officials said.
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.



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