historic designation

UPDATE: Voters Will Decide the Fate of Plano’s Historic Collinwood House

By Leah Shafer / August 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

We recently told you about the precarious situation of the historic Collinwood House. It is the oldest structure still standing in the city of Plano, and it faced demolition to make way for a recreational pavilion in a new park being built by the city. But after a community-based campaign to save this historically significant house, Plano […]

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Preservation Task Force Aims to Protect Historic Buildings With 9 Recommendations

By Leah Shafer / April 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

  Last September, the Dallas preservation community let out a collective gasp as an entire block of century-old buildings was demolished by Headington Companies as part of the Joule’s expansion plans. Because of the way historic preservation is handled in Dallas, there was no time to discuss alternatives with the bulldozers or the company that […]

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