This 38,000 SF state-of-the-art police facility rests on a 10 acre greenfield site serving a blue-collar suburb 15 miles south of downtown Dallas. Clad in Texas limestone and stainless steel, the project includes community meeting spaces, vehicle maintenance/washing/refueling, and discrete parking and garden areas. The public (south) façade invites the community via a “jewel-box” community room projecting at the front entry and a soaring, curvilinear glazed public concourse. A “Main Street” weaves through the center of the structure, planned for social interaction and efficient pedestrian movement, capped with a clerestory light monitor. A vaulted “Great Hall” where patrol and investigations officers collaborate in a highly flexible, brightly day-lit environment anchors the arrival end of the building. This building puts forward an appropriately civic “beacon of safety” image, reinforcing the symbolic connection between the local community and the larger City/Department. This station is LEED Gold certified.
Floor Plan + Section
View to Northwest
View to Northeast
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