Highland Park Village to Get Several Glorious Face Lifts

Finally, Christian Louboutin is putting its red-soled shoes where it belongs: at Highland Park Village, in the space of the old Banana Republic store (R.I.P). Add to that Diane von Furstenburg and Yves Saint Laurent, also slated to open in the HPV, and you’ve got what I would equate to shopping botox.

Already imagining getting tired and hungry after all that card swiping? Me too. Thankfully, the HPV Theater is also undergoing some renovations, including replacing the old marquee with one twice the size to make room for a spacious outdoor patio that will be perched on top (the old marquee was taken down this weekend, see photo.) You can thank Loft 610 owner Brian Twomey for the new 7,500 square-foot restaurant that will be placed above and around the theater, appropriately called The Marquee, and look forward to culinary treats crafted by none other than former Abacus chef and Top Chef star Tre Wilcox.

The historic theater, owned by Mark Cuban’s Landmark Theaters, is expected to become Dallas’ premiere movie-going experience, although specific details are cleverly still hidden (please, please, put in giant comfy couches!) What is known is that the four smaller theaters will become two large ones, and food and beverage service will be provided in-theater (from the upstairs restaurant The Marquee, where little pastries and bite-size snacks will be crafted by Wilcox. Yum!)  An added bonus: there will be two conference room-style theaters for private viewing of premiers or Cowboy games.

I suggest standing in line right now for those tickets.

Highland Park Village is located at Mockingbird Lane and Preston Road in Dallas