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School’s Out, Forever: What Do You Do With a Mothballed Building?

By Bethany Erickson / May 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Three Dallas ISD schools — shuttered for years, are now up for sale, the district announced last month. It’s uncertain how much they’ll go for in the competitive, sealed bidding process, but one of the mothballed schools — Phillis Wheatley Elementary — is considered to be a historic site. That the three schools are up […]

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Tickets are Selling Out FAST for the Park Cities Historic & Preservation Society Luncheon

By Candy Evans / March 31, 2019 / 0 Comments
Park Cities

Tickets for the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society keynote luncheon are selling out quickly – which reminds me, I have a speech to write! It is a great honor to have been asked by this fantastic group to be the keynote luncheon speaker on April 10, 2019 … one week from Wednesday!

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Tenth Street Lawsuit: Dallas Has “History of Enforcing Segregation” By Ordinance

By Bethany Erickson / February 24, 2019 / 0 Comments
Tenth Street

Editor’s Note: Preserving the historic neighborhoods that have shaped Dallas should be a priority. But despite historic district designations, Black neighborhoods that were home to Dallasites before, during, and after redlining are seeing a troubling amount of demolitions of homes that, residents insist, would be saved if in other historic districts — predominately white historic […]

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Endangered Dallas: Neighborhoods Historic, But Hardly Preserved

By Bethany Erickson / February 17, 2019 / 2 Comments

Editor’s Note: Preserving the historic neighborhoods that have shaped Dallas should be a priority. But despite historic district designations, Black neighborhoods that were home to Dallasites before, during, and after redlining are seeing a troubling amount of demolitions of homes that, residents insist, would be saved if in other historic districts — predominately white historic […]

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As Dallas ISD Takes Look at Long-Shuttered Schools, One Neighborhood Makes Demands

By Bethany Erickson / September 28, 2018 / 0 Comments
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While it was a fairly tame evening, as far as school board meetings go, Thursday night’s regular Dallas ISD board of trustees meeting was bookended by discussions about the larger responsibility a school district has to the communities schools sit in, especially once those schools are closed. It began during the portion at the beginning […]

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