The old Dallas Central Library building — along with the Statler Hilton next door — was built as a showcase of modern architecture for a city booming during the 1950s. Representing the best block of mid-twentieth century architecture in Dallas, the long-abandoned building at the corner of Harwood and Commerce still holds many surprises.
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807 Elm Street was not loved by many people. It wasn’t an ornate Art Deco or Mid Century architectural masterpiece. It never housed a famous retailer or impacted the City’s development. The struggles associated with the building’s demise does, however, offer a good study and warning for neglected structures within all historic districts and neighborhoods. [...]Continue Reading →
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