demolition

On a Tight Deadline, Crew Moves Historic Bishop Arts House to West Dallas

By Amanda Popken / January 19, 2017 / 1 Comment

The landscape of  the Bishop Arts District is changing quickly — tiny historic Craftsman homes by the dozens are being razed for apartment complexes, half-million dollar condos, and five-story mixed-use developments going up. One developer, once demonized by the community for their rudimentary design out of the gate, just won major Brownie points with the help of Rogers Jr. House […]

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Plano Residents Rally to Save Historic Collinwood House from Demolition

By Leah Shafer / August 3, 2016 / 1 Comment

The Collinwood House is the oldest structure still standing in the city of Plano, and it faces demolition to make way for a structure in a new park. The 1860’s era house sits on city land being developed for a 124-acre park, which will include hike-and-bike trails, a dog park, and parking spaces. Plano officials are […]

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Historic Designation Protects Dallas Treasures from Demolition

By Leah Shafer / February 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dallas has a rich historic and architectural legacy, shown through buildings like the Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff, DeGolyer House and Gardens in East Dallas, and the Eastside Warehouse District and State Thomas neighborhood in Uptown. But just because a building or neighborhood plays an important part in the story of Dallas doesn’t mean it’s protected […]

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