Thank-Giving Square Mosaic
|Type||Private Park and Public Facility|
|Operated by||The Thanks-Giving Foundation|
Thanks-Giving Square is a private park and public facility anchoring the Thanksgiving Commercial Center district of
In 1964, four businessmen wanted the City of Dallas to be known not only for its worldly aspirations and economic accomplishments, but also for the enduring heart of its citizens.
Researchers and spiritual leaders discovered a long history of giving and living thanks in Dallas. Thanksgiving, which is gratitude in action, was recognized as a human universal present in cultures and faith traditions around the world.
Concurrent to private development, the City of Dallas constructed transportation infrastructure below the landscaped garden. The City of Dallas leases the land and subsurface from the Thanks-Giving Foundation, but owns the underground structures.