New development in Uptown Dallas will embrace a beautiful old building
Construction began on Maple terrace, a new mixed-use development in Uptown Dallas that will house a Chicago high-rise steakhouse, as well as offices, a luxury apartment building and various outdoor amenities.
The project originates from Hines, an international real estate company, with partners Mitsui Fudosan America and McNair Interests, and is expected to open in 2023.
The centerpiece will be Maple Terrace, a century-old building that has housed celebrities such as Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley and Liza Minnelli. Hines purchased the building in 2020 from Dallas-based Exxir Capital, which had owned it since 2010.
The seven-story 1925 building will be painstakingly restored by Dallas-based architects 5G Studio Collaborative, while two new glazed levels will rise behind it, complete with an open-air living room and rooftop terrace and wall system. -nine story glass curtain. which overlooks a 9,000 square foot urban garden.
Hines chief executive Ben Brewer said in a statement the company is honored to reinvent this Dallas landmark into a multi-faceted downtown destination.
“Maple Terrace’s timeless architecture will be celebrated and merged with state-of-the-art design, luxury amenities and dining options to create a place for everyone to experience,” said Brewer.
Maple Terrace offices will offer spacious floor plans with ceilings up to 17 ‘and amenities such as lobby lounge and library bar, fitness center, meeting room, Trackman golf simulator, valet parking and lush green spaces, including a park and garden lounge for special events.
The location also offers walking access to restaurants, shops and hotels, as well as recreational sites such as the Katy Trail and Reverchon Park.
Adjacent to the offices will be Maple Terrace Residences, a 22-story residential tower with 345 luxury apartments ranging from 601 to 2,879 square feet, and its own set of amenities including a fitness center, pool deck, outdoor dog park, lanai 22nd floor and a roof terrace. The parking lot will include a partially underground seven-storey garage.
Maple Terrace will also host Maple and ash, the steakhouse of Chicago’s What If Syndicate hotel group, with plans for an additional restaurant to come.
Hines Director Corbin Eckel said that “Maple Terrace presents a unique opportunity to create a global living, work and leisure destination in the heart of Uptown.”
“The delivery of future-proof and sustainable buildings has been deeply rooted in the company’s DNA for six decades, and we are honored to be able to preserve the legacy of Maple Terrace, while bringing a modernized experience that will be relevant for hopefully another 100 years, “Eckel says.