2018 HFW Membership Tours


1555 Rio Grande Avenue, Cobb-Burney Home 

Thursday, April 5, 2018

The Cobb-Burney Home, formerly 1598 Sunset Terrace, was built in 1904 for the Mortgage Company President Lyman D. Cobb and his wife, Emma.  Emma sold the home in 1919 to Judge Ivy Burney, a lawyer whose special field was the cattle industry.  It was designated a city Landmark in 1985.


1617 Park Place Avenue, Julie Lazaras’ art studio

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Members toured Julie Lazarus’ * art studio and discovered the art therapy program in a bungalow fire station nearby.  The location of the tour allowed members to peak inside other historic buildings and shops, many of which have been adapted into offices for the creative class.

 

*Featured artists of 2018 Preservation is the Art of the City.


Wiley G Clarkson ARCHITOUR

Saturday, October 27, 2018

This tour began as an internship project for our two UTA Interns Clodagh Ryan and Estefania Barreto.  The tour’s itinerary consisted of a lunch at Thistle Hill, a tour of several Wiley G Clarkson buildings by bus, information on the architect and his buildings, the chance to meet the architect’s grandson Wiley G. Clarkson, III, and a wrap up in Clarkson-designed residence.