Historic Preservation

You Can Find a Historic Home That Meets Your Style And Budget in Weatherford

By Brandi Addison / March 25, 2020 / 1 Comment

Weatherford features a variety of historic homes near its downtown — boasting everything from Victorian Mansions to Painted Ladies to Queen Annes to Charming Farmhouses. Choose the one that best fits you. An Incredible Victorian Mansion The Baker Home — a great Victorian mansion with a unique interior and incredible amenities — located near Downtown Weatherford was […]

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Kimpton Brings Its First Fort Worth Project to Historic Downtown Building

By Brandi Addison / March 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants announced last week that it will begin work on its first Fort Worth project — a boutique hotel in the historic XTO Energy Headquarters building at 714 Main in downtown Fort Worth. The new Kimpton Hotel is set to open in spring 2021 as the third Texas property for the boutique […]

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Historic Tate Home Near Downtown Weatherford Could Be Yours For Less Than $1M

By Brandi Addison / March 10, 2020 / 4 Comments

Sitting on more than five acres at the corner of South Lamar Street and Norton Street, the Tate Home near Weatherford’s downtown is still up for sale. The more than 6,600-square-foot house on 808 South Lamar Street contains 10 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a grand ballroom, and two detached guest suites. Yes, all of that with […]

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Thistle Hill Remains One of Fort Worth’s Favorite Historic Mansions

By Brandi Addison / February 25, 2020 / 2 Comments

Becoming the City of Fort Worth’s first designated landmark in 1978, Thistle Hill is one of two historic house museums maintained by Historic Fort Worth.

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Would You Like to Own a Historic Fort Worth School Property?

By Karen Eubank / January 21, 2020 / 7 Comments

The Fort Worth Independent School District (FWISD) is selling 18 properties. Ordinarily, that would not be big news. But. On the list are three historic Fort Worth School properties.

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Best of 2019: Eagle Ford School is a Preservation and Perseverance Success Story

By Karen Eubank / December 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

[Editor’s note: Merry Christmas! This week, we’re taking time off to focus on our loved ones, so we are sharing some of our favorite stories from this year. Keep an eye out for our top features from the archives as we rest and get ready for a brilliant 2020! Cheers, from Candy and the entire staff […]

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