Kalita Humphreys Theater

City And DART Offer Garages And Trams To Tackle Congestion At Turtle Creek Parks

By Jon Anderson / April 1, 2020 / 10 Comments

The city is currently working on unprecedented updates to the string of Turtle Creek parks bracketed by the Reverchon Park ballfield off Maple Avenue and the Kalita Humphreys Theater at Blackburn. Regardless of whether you view the city’s plans positively or not, they will bring thousands of additional visitors – and their cars – to […]

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Native Texan to Helm Renovation of Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Kalita Humphreys Theater

By Heather Hunter / February 25, 2020 / 1 Comment

The Dallas Theater Center announced Diller Scofidio + Renfro will helm the renovation of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Kalita Humphreys Theater and nine-acre master plan.

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Happy New Year: Peeves and Praise for 2019 From Jon Anderson

By Jon Anderson / January 1, 2020 / 1 Comment

Throughout the year I come across things that delight and (more often) annoy me. It’s the time of year to share so you know you’re not alone. Peeve: White Supremacy Pictured above is the “white” section for Valspar paints at Lowe’s snapped a week ago. Really? Does the (first) world need 72 shades of white? […]

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Gold Crest Studio is The Perfect Crash Pad For Architecture Lovers

By Joanna England / September 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

The high-rise buildings that line the Turtle Creek corridor typically fall into two groups: Midcentury designs by icons of architecture, and newer buildings that sport a lot of classical details. But one of my favorite buildings on Turtle Creek falls into a group all its own. It’s the George Dahl-designed Gold Crest, which has such […]

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Will Oak Lawn Committee Help Right Decades of Neglect to Dallas’ Only Public Frank Lloyd Wright?

By Jon Anderson / May 2, 2018 / 1 Comment

Last night’s Oak Lawn Committee meeting was different. There was no developer wanting to build a 500-unit apartment building in a teacup. There was only a neighbor seeking support for a worthy cause. Preservation architect Ann Abernathy spoke to the OLC about a conservancy group’s masterplan for the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Kalita Humphreys Theater that […]

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