Downton Plano is a vivid example of why so many are abandoning the suburbs in favor of an in-town lifestyle. Residents of Morada Plano apartments enjoy an alluring blend of walkable urban attractions and lively outdoor activities from a convenient central location off 14th Street and east of U.S. Highway 75. These stylish modern apartments are situated near the Downtown Plano DART station and just around the block from the naturally beautiful Haggard Park. Walkability in Plano is especially important to Morada residents as they are within walking distance of Plano’s Historic Downtown and the Arts District. This enviable setting invites residents to immerse themselves in the authentic urban dining, entertainment, shopping, art and culture, and so much more.
Whatever their culinary cravings, residents of Morada Plano can satisfy their appetite for great food with a host of restaurants practically at their doorstep. The area is renowned for its authentic and independent restaurants, where great tastes are served without the big-city pretense of other areas. Many of the downtown’s buzziest eateries, taverns and nightspots are less than a mile away from these new apartments in Historic Downtown Plano.
Embark on a walking tour of downtown Plano dining. Start at Urban Crust for wood-fired pizza and Italian fare. Then, make your way upstairs to 32Degrees, a rooftop ice bar and patio offering one of the coolest nightlife experiences in Historic Downtown Plano. If you’re in the mood for barbecue at its best, visit Lockhart Smokehouse for mouthwatering brisket, sausage and ribs smoked over Texas post oak. Known locally as the “Barbecue Capital of Texas” – Lockhart is also one of the only places in the Dallas-Fort Worth area where you can get legendary Kreuz Market Sausage. And if you’re hankering for some South of the Border flavor, head to La Paloma Taqueria, a popular and casual Mexican eatery serving traditional tacos and large tortas.
Downtown Plano is home for endless activities, outdoor adventures and artistic endeavors. Take in the fresh air and sunshine at neighboring Haggard Park, an oasis of natural beauty in the mist of the bustling city that is the site for many events in downtown Plano. There is a sparkling pond, picturesque gazebo, welcoming picnic areas and paved walking paths that wind through 5-1/2 landscaped acres. The park also hosts the Interurban Railway Museum, where compelling transportation history comes alive in a free exhibition.
Creative expression is celebrated at the restored Saigling House, home of the ArtCentre of Plano at Haggard Park. A regular rotation of exciting exhibitions and special events are presented at this locally owned art gallery.
Plano is an engaging shopping destination with a personality all its own. Convenient to Morada Plano apartments are a host of retail options, including shops on the ground floor of the building and within easy walking distance. From national retailers to eclectic locally owned boutiques, from downtown Plano shops to vintage emporiums – there’s something for everyone.
For more information about Morada Plano apartments, call 972.423.3100 or contact us today.