Dallas Heritage Village

Dallas Heritage Village Executive Director: ‘Maintenance Is Not Sexy’

By Bethany Erickson / September 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Last week, the Dallas Heritage Village announced that it was closing the Blum House indefinitely until it could be repaired and rehabbed, causing a flurry of questions — and rumors — about the organization and the state of the Blum House and the other structures at the Old City Park that comprise the museum. We sat down […]

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Dallas Heritage Village Closes Blum House Due to Ongoing Decay

By Bethany Erickson / September 22, 2019 / 2 Comments

The Blum House has suffered ongoing deferred maintenance, Dallas Heritage Village says It will cost around $650,000 to repair and restore it, according to estimates Preservationists and history buffs awoke Saturday to alarming news — The Blum House, which sits at the Dallas Heritage Village in Old City Park — was being closed to the public indefinitely […]

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Dallas Heritage Village Collaborative Exhibit Looks at Historic Neighborhoods

By Bethany Erickson / October 13, 2017 / 0 Comments
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A new Dallas Heritage Village is hosting a collaborative look at the historic neighborhoods that supported the African American, Hispanic, and Jewish communities in Dallas. The Dallas Jewish Historical Society, the Dallas Mexican American Historical League, and Remembering Black Dallas Inc. worked together to provide a look at the “Neighborhoods We Called Home,” delving as […]

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Last-Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for Everyone on Santa’s Nice List

By Leah Shafer / December 19, 2016 / 1 Comment
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Stumped for last-minute gift ideas for someone on Santa’s nice list? Why not consider a membership or donation to a North Texas nonprofit in their name? It’s a thoughtful alternative to yet another gift that might sit unused or unappreciated. Here are a few of our favorites related to Dallas history, preservation, housing, and architecture. […]

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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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National Preservation Month Focuses on Historic Dallas with Slate of Public Events

By Leah Shafer / March 30, 2016 / 0 Comments

Preservationists in Dallas have had plenty of opportunities to get outraged in the past few years as building after building of historic significance have faced the wrecking ball and lost. These treasures are gone forever, and this rash of destruction has inspired a reinvigorated, community-wide focus on preserving the older structures that make up part of Dallas’ vibrant and rich cultural […]

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