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is a public park
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located in downtown
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Dallas, Texas, USA. The park is located on a triangle of land located between Pacific, Harwood and Live Oak in the City Center District.
The park was dedicated in 1983 in honor of James W Aston, who was a prominent business leader and president of Republic National Bank in 1957.
Adjacent to Republic Center
Republic Center is a mixed-use complex at 300 N. Ervay Street and 325 N. St. Paul Street in the City Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas , adjacent to Thanks-giving Square. The complex is located diagonally across the street from DART's St. Paul Station, which serves its , and light rail...
, Corrigan Tower
Corrigan Tower, also known as 1900 Pacific, is a high rise located at 1900 Pacific Avenue in the City Center District of Dallas, Texas. The building contains 20 floors of office space and is of modernist design. It is situated on the high-traffic corner of St. Paul Street, Live Oak Street and...
and Pacific Place
Pacific Place is a Class-A skyscraper located at 1910 Pacific Avenue in the City Center District of Dallas, Texas. The structure contains 20 floors of office space and stands adjacent to the historic Majestic Theatre. It is connected to the Dallas Pedestrian Network and sits across Pacific Avenue...
, the park consists of a grove of mature trees and plaza area. As currently designed it receives little use because of its isolation from downtown activity centers. Future plans will incorporate Aston Park into the larger Pacific Plaza Park
Pacific Plaza Park will be a public park located in downtown Dallas, Texas, USA. The park will be located between St. Paul Street and Harwood Street, north of Pacific Avenue in the City Center District. The City of Dallas acquired the land—currently parking lots—with help from the Trust for Public...
across Live Oak.