221 W. Lancaster Avenue. Unit #4001

Square Footage: 4001 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Year Built: 4001 Neighborhood: Texas & Pacific Lofts, Downtown Fort Worth Designation: National Register of Historic Places, Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, City of Fort Worth Landmark Description: Cliff Garten, artist of the Avenue of Light sculptures along Lancaster Avenue, has been quoted as saying, “They relocated a freeway to preserve historic … Read more

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

Marice Richter mrichter@bizpress.net | 1 comment Corgan 401 North Houston Street Dallas 75202 214-748-2000 www.corgan.com 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

Stockyards Form-Based Code Workshop Presentation

On Wednesday, May 25, 81 Club at Billy Bob’s Texas hosted the Work-in Progress presentation where members of the general public gathered to hear the results of the charrette. The presentation recapped the public input process, discussed the market analysis, and presented drawings and maps of future zoning concepts. After the presentation, attendees could view area maps, study drawings … Read more

Amon G. Carter’s Travel Air 5000 Aircraft

Amon G. Carter’s Travel Air 5000 Aircraft, 400 W. 7th Street Amon G. Carter was the leading figure in Fort Worth’s aviation history and tirelessly promoted the city as a major hub for early commercial air mail and airline operations as well as aviation manufacturing in Texas. This Travel Air 5000 aircraft was the first … Read more

Ryan-Smith Home

Ryan-Smith Home, 1302 Elizabeth Boulevard One of the largest homes on Elizabeth Boulevard, this 1914 home was built for John C. Ryan, Sr., the developer of Ryan Place. The Italian Renaissance home was sold to Bert K. Smith, co-owner of the Smith Brothers Grain Company, in 1917 and remained in the Smith family until 1965. … Read more

Fuller House

Fuller House, 4167 Charron Lane This geometric masterpiece is the design of internationally-acclaimed Los Angeles architect A. Quincy Jones, with original décor by another L.A. luminary, William Haines, who started his career as a Hollywood actor. This is one of just two Fort Worth homes built by the architect, who was most famous for his … Read more

Cobb House

Cobb House, 1615 Sunset Terrace Built by Mrs. L. D. Cobb shortly after the dedication of Sunset Avenue in 1905, the house at 1615 Sunset Terrace, as the street was renamed about 1924, is one of 7 single-family homes remaining in the small residential enclave on the western edge of downtown. The house was acquired … Read more