The Exchange Food Hall
The Exchange Food Hall

The Exchange at AT&T Discovery District | Dallas

Dallas, TX

Cooper Carry designed The Exchange food hall at AT&T Discovery District as part of the adaptive reuse of AT&T’s 2.5 million-square-foot (SF) Dallas headquarters into a mixed-use, entertainment-filled, food-anchored experience for AT&T employees and the downtown community. Located in a 1970s-era space that once served as a telecommunications call center and spanning 26,700 SF, The Exchange features two levels of bars and eateries from a diverse roster of chefs as well as a multitude of indoor-outdoor dining spaces overlooking the District’s high-definition, nine-story digital media wall. Each vendor stall inside features a unique façade to reflect the distinct offerings and personality of each culinary concept. The cohesive space was maintained through the use of consistent materials and colors throughout the hall, and special areas for taking photos were created to make the space interactive for users. The project opened in 2021.

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project scope

26,700 SF

design services

Architecture, Interior Design


AT&T, Hospitality Alliance


  • 2022 ICSC Global Design & Development Awards, Retail Store Design, Food Halls, Gold