Preservation Dallas presents a fascinating look at the evolution of Dallas architecture and the styles that have shaped what the city looks like today. On display through June 8, 2015 at the Old Red Museum of Dallas County History and Culture, the story of Dallas’ architecture is told through compelling photography, historic drawings, and salvaged […]
Noah Jeppson and Mark Doty help lead a behind-the-scenes tour during a tour of the Statler Hilton, as featured on an episode of “Expedition Texas.” Watch the video below as the group explores rarely-seen spaces inside the building.
When the block-long Main Street Garden opened three years it brought new attention to the neighborhood at the east end of downtown Dallas. The public park’s expansive lawn has hosted numerous festivities and provides an excellent viewpoint for studying the architecture of the area. You don’t have to be an architect to appreciate the classic […]
2012 was a busy year for historic preservation wins and losses in the City of Dallas. As downtown continues to draw new businesses, cultural institutions, parks and residents, it remains an area of constant change. Some long-time landmarks were inevitably demolished, while plans continue to breathe life back into others. New publicity to the neighborhood […]
Showcasing the city’s lost landmarks, historic preservation officer Mark Doty recently authored a book entitled Lost Dallas. The book — part of Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series — features more than 200 images of buildings that have been demolished throughout the history of the city. The photos help document decades of change in Dallas… […]
Last week new interpretive signs were installed at Main Street Garden to showcase architecture surrounding the active park. In the works for several years, these news signs serve as the first demonstration project in a program hoped to expand to other areas of downtown Dallas. Preservation Dallas created the sign program in memory of Gail […]