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Station Artist: Kim Owens      

Las Colinas Urban Center Station

890 Lake Carolyn Pkwy.
Irving, TX 75039

This station is served by several new bus routes, including route 503, a new circulator service that connects riders to the top work and play destinations in the Urban Center.

Columns: The station columns feature Texas pink granite and Lueders limestone for the cladding. The stone finish transitions from a rough-faced granite at the base to a polished granite column cap at the top. The transition of materials is a subtle visual reference to Las Colinas' ongoing transformation from open natural landscape to refined urban community, while the granite cap alludes to the rooflines of Williams Square.

Paving: Beneath the canopies, paving carpets incorporate Texas pink granite slabs. The paving style connects the windscreens to the platform through simple banding and colors that reach outward across the platform.

Landscape: A blend of native grasses in the rail and roadway planter create a transition of color and texture throughout the 400' length of the planter. The rail platform uses red oaks to compliment the plant palette of the adjacent Las Colinas Urban Center and provide seasonal color.

Windscreens: The windscreens are the heart of the station design. They feature a silhouette of the Las Colinas skyline, with Williams Square as the primary focal point in the central canopy. Other windscreen images include Lake Carolyn, the Mandalay Canal and the Trinity River.

"[Las Colinas] Urban Center Station will be the first impression of Las Colinas for many visitors traveling by rail. It will also be the last stop for residents traveling home. In the words of Ben Carpenter, 'We must use our imagination and at times be innovative. After all, we are merely the custodians of this property during its important stage of development.' The Urban Center Station is an opportunity to make a lasting impression and create a place that offers a city view for years to come."

- Kim Owens

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