preservation dallas

Become an Authority on Historic Dallas Neighborhoods, Homes with this Seminar

By Leah Shafer / September 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Become an Authority on Historic Dallas Neighborhoods, Homes with this Class | CandysDirt.com

Dallas doesn’t have a great track record of protecting its historic houses and neighborhoods. Development has often meant demolition and it has been a challenge at times to help people see the value of preserving and protecting older structures and areas around the city. But the tides seem to be shifting. Realtors are on the front […]

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Ticket Giveaway: 2017 Preservation Achievement Awards on May 31

By Leah Shafer / May 22, 2017 / 8 Comments
Preservation Achievement Awards

After 16 years of vacancy and being listed on local, state, and national endangered lists, The Statler is one of Dallas’ biggest preservation success stories. It was recently recognized as such by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. So it’s totally appropriate that the 2017 Preservation Achievement Awards will be held here next week, with keynote […]

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Preservation Dallas Hosts 2017 Preservation Achievement Awards on May 31 in the Iconic Statler Ballroom

By Heather Hunter / April 12, 2017 / 2 Comments

This year’s Preservation Achievement Awards promise to be something special! In place of its annual awards reception, Preservation Dallas will host a sit-down dinner on May 31 at 6 p.m. in the legendary Statler Ballroom. Not only does the location itself hold such a treat for preservation enthusiasts, the awards include a special tribute near […]

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Nominate Outstanding Projects for 2017 Preservation Achievement Awards

By Leah Shafer / November 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

Do you know of an outstanding preservation project that deserves recognition, or maybe one that you have done? If so, then nominate it for the 2017 Preservation Achievement Awards, to be presented in May. Each year, Preservation Dallas presents the Preservation Achievement Awards to a select group of individuals, organizations, and businesses for projects involving […]

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Preservation Dallas Announces Most Endangered Historic Places in Dallas

By Leah Shafer / September 26, 2016 / 1 Comment

“Historic preservation is the dynamic and deliberate process through which we decide what to keep from the present for the future, and then working to keep it.” —W. Brown Morton Many historic buildings in Dallas face an uncertain future. Today, Preservation Dallas held a press conference to announce their 2016 “Most Endangered Historic Places in Dallas” […]

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Preservation Dallas Presents Workshop on Fixing, Saving Historic Windows

By Leah Shafer / September 16, 2016 / 0 Comments

Do your historic wood windows stick, leak, rattle in the wind, or slam shut on your fingers? Ignore those advertisements for replacement windows and learn how wood windows can be repaired, saving energy and your home’s history. Preservation Dallas is presenting an introductory workshop that will tell you why these architecturally significant historic windows should be […]

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