A portion of a PBS video about Fort Worth focuses on Allen chapel. Click here to view.
By Karen Eubank Historic Fort Worth released The Fort Worth Most Endangered Places list yesterday, and it’s a doozy. One of the real gut punches is the Allen Chapel at 116 Elm Street. It was designed by William Sidney Pittman and built in 1915. He is the same gentleman that designed the Knights of Pythias Temple … Read more
By Scott Nishimura The Woman’s Club of Fort Worth, founded in 1923 and beset with the high costs of operating and maintaining its historic complex on the city’s Near Southside, is studying the potential of leasing the club’s two-acre parking lot to a developer. Such a lease could generate the income needed to ensure the … Read more
By Tori Couch and Scott Nishimura Historic Fort Worth, Inc. announced its 2023 Most Endangered Places List on Wednesday afternoon, featuring 11 properties, including Fort Worth Independent School District athletic properties and the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and Scott Theater. Read more….
A lightning strike significantly altered the historic Allen Chapel. The building was founded as an African Methodist Episcopal or AME church and has rested at 116 Elm St. at the edge of downtown Fort Worth since it opened in 1914. Read More….
MAY 3, 2023 – FORT WORTH, TX Historic Fort Worth, Inc. announced the 2023 List of Most Endangered Places at a press conference held on the front porch of The McFarland House. The Most Endangered Places list is published yearly to raise awareness of threatened historic structures, landscapes, and districts. The goal is to encourage … Read more