City to consider revising Stop Six historic district rules

Posted: Monday, July 11, 2016 6:15 pm Samantha Calimbahin |0 comments Rather than removing the historic district that governs building design in the Stop Six area, the city’s Historic and Cultural Landmarks Commission is considering revising the district instead. The Landmarks Commission met July 11 and was expected to vote on whether the historic district … Read more

Salsa Limón — and its classic diner-style building — planning move to River District

Posted: Monday, July 11, 2016 5:39 pm | Updated: 11:48 pm, Mon Jul 11, 2016. Samantha Calimbahin |0 comments Salsa Limón’s University Drive location is picking up and moving ¬– literally. The Historic and Cultural Landmarks Commission voted July 11 to approve moving the taco restaurant’s building from 929 University Drive to 5012 White Settlement … Read more

Rebuilding history: Fort Worth landmark school’s revival taking shape

Marice Richter | 1 comment Corgan 401 North Houston Street Dallas 75202 214-748-2000 As construction progresses on the I.M. Terrell school site, the design that will repurpose this Fort Worth landmark into a resplendent showplace for 21st Century learning begins to take shape. Fort Worth school district officials and community leaders broke ground in … Read more

By Rangers ballpark math, clock ticking on these iconic DFW buildings

  BY JEFF CAPLAN Special to the Star-Telegram When Texas Rangers and city of Arlington officials agreed in May to build a retractable-roof stadium to replace the still-beautiful ballpark the team plays in today, the Twitter handle @MLBcathedrals posted a clever image of the stadium being airlifted to either Oakland or Tampa Bay. You know, … Read more

Fort Worthology: Aparthomes

Posted June 11, 2015 by Kevin Buchanan in Blotch In the late ’30s, a Fort Worth cement contractor named C. M. Davis came up with an idea to kill two birds with one cement-colored stone: to demonstrate that cement was capable of being used in an architecturally interesting way that was within reach of the … Read more