Historic Preservation

Statement From Texas A&M University on Why They are Elbowing Out the Elbow Room

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / July 28, 2016 / 6 Comments

by Cody Neathery Special Contributor Texas A&M University has released a statement explaining why they may be seeking eminent domain (as a last resort) to elbow out The Elbow Room: to protect the taxpayers of Texas and help eliminate the shortage of dental care providers in the state… yeah, there is a shortage, they say: […]

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Death of the Dallas Dive: The Elbow Room Biting the Dust to Make Room for Dental School?

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / July 27, 2016 / 7 Comments

By Cody Neathery Special Contributor Another beloved Dallas dive bar in an historic East Dallas building could be on the edge of extinction. An East Dallas favorite, The Elbow Room, sits in the path of a bulldozer meant to make room for a new dental school owned by Texas A&M University. Like a tough warrior […]

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Preservation Alert: George Dahl-Designed Church in Oak Cliff in Danger of Being Demolished

By Candy Evans / December 17, 2015 / 2 Comments

The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League has added a beautiful Church building located at the corner of Kiest and Polk at 1010 West Kiest Blvd. (diagonally across from the Barbara Jordan Elementary School and across from the Kiest Polk Shopping Village) to its “Architecture at Risk” List. The Church building is architecturally and culturally significant. It was […]

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