Is it Back to the Drawing Board for the Community Arts Center?

Community Arts Center

The recent article from the Fort Worth Report, dated May 22, 2024, titled “City Rejects Both Proposals to Redevelop Fort Worth Community Arts Center,” delves into a significant decision impacting Fort Worth’s cultural landscape. The city has chosen not to proceed with either of the redevelopment proposals for the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, a … Read more

W. I. Cook Memorial Hospital Added to National Register of Historic Places

W.I. Cook Memorial Hospital

Fort Worth, TX – May 6, 2024 – Historic Fort Worth, Inc. proudly announces the inclusion of the W.I. Cook Memorial Hospital on the prestigious National Register of Historic Places. Erected in 1929 at 1212 West Lancaster Avenue, this architectural gem stands as a testament to Fort Worth’s rich history and cultural heritage.   Constructed … Read more

Release of 2024 Most Endangered Places List

Most Endangered Places List

Join us for the release of Historic Fort Worth’s TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2024. •. NOON McFarland House | 1110 Penn Street | Fort Worth, TX 76102 2024 List HFW’s Most Endangered List is a marketing and educational tool that spotlights historic resources threatened by a variety of circumstances including deterioration, neglect, vandalism, encroachment, loss of … Read more

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

Real Places 2024

Real Places 2024

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) hopes you will join us in Austin or online for the eighth annual Real Places Conference. Presented by the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission in partnership with Phoenix I Restoration and Construction, LLC, the conference provides an opportunity for preservationists and officials to network and learn with County Historical Commissions, Main … Read more

Community Arts Center

Redevelopment Plans for the Fort Worth Community Arts Center Should Respect Its Architectural Significance Founded in 1969, Historic Fort Worth, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving Fort Worth’s unique historic identity through stewardship, education, and leadership.  HFW participates in the public process and had representatives attend meetings organized by the City of Fort … Read more

Fire engulfs historic home

Another Fort Worth historic home falls victim to abandonment as fire ravishes the once magnificent Neoclassical home built in 1909 for Benjamin B. Brown who worked for Swift and Co.  Read more on the story from NBC5: https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/fire-significantly-damages-1900s-fort-worth-home-neighbors-called-the-white-house/3424428/?_osource=db_npd_nbc_kxas_eml_shr

Needle Art Love Story 2023

In October 2023, we were delighted to once again feature the amazing works of those who did needlepoint and cross-stitch at A Needle Art Love Story, Chapter X at the Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House. Both needlepoint and cross-stitch gave the stitcher an avenue for self-expression and were challenging and rewarding in their own rights. It was like … Read more

2023 Preservation is the Art of the City

Mark and Randi Thistlewaite were honored during the annual Party with the Artist event. Historic Fort Worth, Inc. Honors Thistlewaites at Annual Event Fort Worth, TX – September 7, 2023 Historic Fort Worth, Inc. recognized Randi and Mark Thistlewaite during the annual Party with the Artist event on September 7th. The couple’s longstanding contributions to … Read more