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 [...]Continue Reading →
The Statler-Hilton epitomizes Mid-Century architecture on a large scale. Few other structures in Dallas have had as much impact on the growing city or — in a state of abandonment – garnered as much discussion for a revitalized downtown. Vacant of humans (but not furnishings) for 11 years, the iconic building is now poised to undergo restoration [...]Continue Reading →
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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