Posts Tagged ‘city’

Cowtown’s Coolest Unsung Buildings

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.

Deep Waters

Haltom City’s getting the floods, but Fort Worth’s getting the money.
Dan McGraw
When Natasha Collins thinks about her precious little girl these days, she doesn’t dwell much on the horror the two went through on that last night, in the early hours of June 18 — the water rising to five feet in their...

Artists at Work

The North Richland Hills Recreation Center hosts the city’s second annual show of art made by city employees.

Who killed Brad Will?

And why have Mexican and U.S. authorities allowed those who shot an American journalist to go free?
John Ross
OAXACA — Those of us who report from the front lines of the social justice movement in Latin America share an understanding that it’s always possible there are bullets out there with our names on them. Brad Will traveled 2,...

A Clear-Cut to the Heart

Eastside leaders fight developers and city hall to save a wooded neighborhood.
Betty Brink
“Save the trees so that the birds and animals will have a nice place to live.” “It is our job to protect the trees … they have been here a long time since my grandpa lived here.” “I like tree...

Diamond in the Mud

Can gas bucks turn shabby, shallow Lake Worth into a blue-green gem?
Leanna Johnson and her kids had Camp Joy Park all to themselves. Johnson sunned herself on a towel in the grass while her kids splashed in the waters of Lake Worth.


Big Ticket
“Anyone who believes in expiration dates will not get in the way of the glory train! They must realize that the livers of the evil triangle rule!” Thus shouts a diminutive, gleaming-eyed doctor (shortly after giving a lucid...

The List

AIAFW gets ready to release its ‘Favorite Building’ survey — you think yours made it? Ours definitely won’t.
Maybe even more than movies, architecture seems to be the one thing we’re all experts in. Everyone has an opinion, everyone’s ready to share it (whether we want to hear it or not), and everybody else is wrong.

Shaky Foundation

Homeowners — and HUD — give the city failing marks for its work in poor areas.
In Lydia Gonzalez’ house on Fort Worth’s old South Side, leaky pipes rotted the floor under her bathtub, and the whole bathroom had to be ripped out and redone.

On Site

Thanks to a web forum, and one crotchety wonk, the architecture debate that won’t die returns. Aggghhhhh!
In response to one of my recent columns, about the aggressive architecting of Big D (“Alarming Heights,” April 11), the forum at John Roberts’ award-winning lit up.