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Trinity Park Conservancy

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Brent Brown, who’s been leading the effort to build a huge park in the Trinity River basin near downtown Dallas, announced Friday that he's stepping down as head of the Trinity Park Conservancy.

Gus Contreras / KERA News

For someone seeing downtown Dallas for the first time, it's hard to believe: a half-mile-wide swath of open land, almost in the shadows of the skyscrapers. And yet, Dallas has never figured out what to do with this massive green space.