Posts Tagged ‘Historic Fort Worth’
Hogan-House-Cover

Under Par

As the golf world converges on Fort Worth this week, the wrecking ball looms over legend Ben Hogan’s childhood home.
Karen Gavis
Fort Worth is the center of the golf universe this week. That’s because the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, one of the oldest stops on the PGA Tour, is in full swing. But while everyone will be keeping an eye on defend...


THE DILLOW HOUSE AS IT APPEARED EARLIER THIS YEAR BEFORE A FIRE DESTROYED IT THIS MORNING (photo by Jeff Prince).

Fire Destroys Dillow House

Jeff Prince
The historic Dillow House is no more (“Classy House,” March 13, 2013). A fire destroyed the house shortly after midnight. The century-old house became embroiled in controversy after Texas Wesleyan University leaders...



Historic Fort Worth has listed the Garvey-Viehl-Kelley House on Samuels Avenue as one of Fort Worth’s most endangered places. Mario Montalvo

Shaky History

A tear-down trend could cost the city more of its heritage.
MARIO MONTALVO
Downtown Fort Worth is partially ringed by close-in residential neighborhoods where many older homes are charming, some dilapidated, and some potentially historic. In such neighborhoods, historic preservationists see chances to...


THE BALL-EDDLEMAN-MCFARLAND HOUSE ON PENN STREET IN FORT WORTH-

Historic Fort Worth Seeks Award Nominations

Jeff Prince
Know of anyone working wonders at preserving local businesses or homes? Now is your chance to give them an appreciative slap on the back by nominating them for a Historic Fort Worth preservation award. Nominations are accepted ...



The Dillow house was donated to TWU, but the university hasn’t used it for more than five years. Jeff Prince

Classy House?

TWU wants to ditch its home work.
JEFF PRINCE
Historic Fort Worth Inc. filed a lawsuit after the city paved the way for demolition of a historic house, and the suit was set to determine whether the preservation ordinance has teeth. Hmmm. Maybe it should be called the Gummy...


Historic Fort Worth Art Show

Jimmy Fowler
Historic Fort Worth presents its ninth annual art show and sale called Preservation is the Art of the City at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center (1300 Gendy St & Lancaster Ave) Sept 8-24. The show features a head-spinning...



Historic Fort Worth Exhibit Wrapping Up

Anthony Mariani
Preservation is the Art of the City is an art show and sale whose proceeds benefit preservation programs at Historic Fort Worth, a nonprofit agency devoted to preserving local historic sites such as Thistle Hill and the McFarla...