Beth-El Congregation brings artifacts from its past to the present.

A little over twenty years ago, Beth-El Congregation moved from a dark 80 year-old building into a synagogue with a bright, white limestone exterior and floor-to-ceiling windows. That change was dramatic. During the transition as much stone, stained glass, and metal as possiblewas salvaged to integrate those beloved, historic features into the new building. The … Read more

Transform 1012 N Main Street Announcement

Transform 1012 N. Main Street Announces Design Architect Selection Process for Transforming Former Ku Klux Klan Auditorium into The Fred Rouse Center for Arts and Community Healing  Pre-Submission WebinarJuly 24th at 12:30 CDTWe will discuss the history of the building, Mr. Fred Rouse, stakeholders and programming needs including the project’s overall scope. A recording will … Read more

Carol and Ray Feyen

Carol and Ray Feyen Nominated by:          Martin Dahl Councilmember:         The Honorable Ann Zadeh The Feyens are recognized for their decades of work on wooden windows, restoration of millwork in historic houses, and their advice to other Fairmount and Ryan Place residents.  Examples of the numerous projects the Feyens … Read more

Diocese obtains demolition permit for San Mateo Catholic Church

FORT WORTH The Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth was issued a permit on Monday for the demolition of San Mateo Catholic Church. Diocese spokesman Pat Svacina, however, said there are currently no plans to raze the church, which will conduct its last Mass on Sunday. “The direction has been given to cancel the permit,” Svacina … Read more

Another hotel planned in downtown Fort Worth near historic church

BY SANDRA BAKER FORT WORTH Irving-based Whitestone Hospitality wants to build a 162-room Hilton Garden Inn next to the historic Mount Gilead Baptist Church on the east edge of downtown Fort Worth. Architects for the project sought permission Thursday from the Downtown Design Review Board to move forward with the 10-story project. But the … Read more

Society honors historic home

BY AMANDA ROGERS The Nugent-Hart house received a Texas Historical Marker in 1983, and now it has its own Christmas ornament. The little Victorian frame house at 312 S. Waxahachie St. is the 10th Mansfield structure to be depicted on a stoneware ornament commissioned by the Mansfield Historical Society. “This project started in 1999 … Read more

Butler Place : Housing group looks at redevelopment of 41-acre complex

Posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016 9:30 am Rick Mauch FWBP Features Writer | 0 comments Butler Place Constructed between 1939 and 1940, Butler Place is one of 52 federally funded low-income housing projects built in the United States during the Great Depression. It housed 250 African-American families in the Chambers Hill area, a rather notorious part … Read more

Fort Worth’s Trimble Tech High School celebrates building’s 100 years

BY DIANE SMITH FORT WORTH Trophies, photos and architecture hint of 100 years at Fort Worth’s Trimble Tech High School building. Another sign the Fort Worth campus is filled with memories: Multiple generations of Trimble Tech graduates — whether the Class of 1959 or the upcoming Class of 2017 — show their pride when … Read more