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The Cotton Bowl will look fresher by 2025. Photo: Ron Jenkins for the Washington Post
Look closely at Fair Park's buildings during this year's state fair because the park may start to feel different — and more modern — by next year.
Driving the news: This week, the Dallas City Council approved issuing $223 million in debt as the first step in financing the bond package for a new convention center and updates to critical buildings in Fair Park.
- The park will eventually receive $300 million of the $1.5 billion bond money ratified by voters last year.