Fort Worth Historic Neighborhood

City Honors Candlelight Christmas in Ryan Place by Proclamation

By Eric Prokesh / December 6, 2019 / 0 Comments
Candlelight Christmas

This year’s Candlelight Christmas in Ryan Place, which takes place this weekend, marks a milestone and something of a victory lap for the neighborhood association. In its heyday, Ryan Place — the first ever planned development in the City of Fort Worth — was home to the city’s cattle barons, bankers, and oilmen. After the stock […]

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Formidable Four Square on College Avenue in Historic Ryan Place

By Eric Prokesh / July 26, 2019 / 0 Comments
College Avenue

The Sandidge-Walker House at 2420 College Avenue was built by cattleman George Sandidge, who only lived in it for four years. Legendary Will Rogers was a frequent guest. The next owner was Dr. Gussie Walker, who had served as Fort Worth’s City Health Officer. In 1954 it became the rectory for the nearby St. John’s […]

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