In August, the Dallas City Council approved an apartment complex on Cole Avenue, much to the disappointment of Highland Park officials who had voiced concerns about the complex — which would back up to the Katy Trail — from its inception.
Today, Highland Park filed a petition in a Dallas County court requesting a “temporary and permanent injunction” to prevent the Dallas City Council from changing zoning restrictions that would affect the neighborhood in question. Basically, HP doesn’t want Dallas to set a precedent of high-rises along the Katy Trail.
“Thousands of people enjoy the Katy Trail and Abbott Park every year, and it’s our obligation to protect this community treasure,” Highland Park Mayor Joel Williams said.
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