Posts Tagged ‘buildings’
Fort Worth residents might have looked warily at the newsletter included with their November water bills. Water rates are increasing in January, and the city sent out a chart listing the amounts of increases. Every category of ...
story and photos BY STEVE WATKINS
We stood hidden from sight in the tall grass on the outskirts of the ruin as John, our guide, stepped out to meet the group of locals whose track we had crossed. The site was supposed to be abandoned, but there they were, strip...
The TCC Trinity River Campus’ first display of art is of Richard Baggett’s large metal sculptures, which are on show both inside and outside the buildings. The pieces have been on exhibit since February; this is the l...
Story and Photos by STEVE WATKINS
The half-destroyed brick buildings at the top of the rise overlooking the rest of the Fort Worth Stockyards have seen plenty of history. The old Swift and Company meat-packing plant employed 1,700 people during the area’s...
Perhaps leaders of the Tarrant County College District thought that their latest grand move would quell the controversy that has been swirling deep and fast around their ambitious and hugely expensive – and, it appears, h...
TCC’s downtown campus has failing marks in history and urban planning.
In October 2004, when Tarrant County College District officials posed at a ceremonial groundbreaking for their downtown campus along the Trinity River bluff just east of the Tarrant County Courthouse, Chancellor Leonardo de la ...
The fight over asbestos removal strategies isn’t over, though the test in Fort Worth is.
Once the preparations were done, it took only about an hour and a half on Monday morning for Environmental Protection Agency-supervised crews to knock down the little office building at an empty Woodhaven apartment complex.
There’s more to the Fort than the Kimbell and the County Courthouse.
Maybe it’s the massive brick wall that greets downtowners entering the Stockyards via North Main.