Ryan Place

A Mansion Steeped in Fort Worth History on Elizabeth Boulevard

By Eric Prokesh / May 8, 2020 / 6 Comments
Blue Blood

I’ve been angling to get a gander at 1405 Elizabeth Blvd. since moving to Ryan Place seven years ago. The 6,300-square-foot manse has been semi-secretly on the market for over a year but since going live 12 days ago, the stately, three-story, four-bedroom, five-and-one-half bath house has been under contract twice. Steeped in Fort Worth […]

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Best of 2019: Fort Worth Friday

By Joanna England / December 27, 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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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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Ryan Place Home Tour Offers Look Into a Beautiful Historic Landscape

By Candy's Dirt / December 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports The 35th Anniversary Candlelight Christmas in Ryan Place will take place Saturday, Dec. 7, from noon to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8, from noon to 5 p.m.  This self-paced walking tour will feature five beautiful homes dating back to 1915, and tour patrons will be greeted by docents at each home […]

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Stunning Wiley G. Clarkson Tour de Force on Elizabeth Blvd.

By Eric Prokesh / November 1, 2019 / 0 Comments
Elizabeth Boulevard

To write about 1315 Elizabeth Boulevard in Ryan Place is a daunting proposition. There is just so much deserving of comment to give this venerable Fort Worth grande dame her due. On a personal level, its owner hosted a party here to welcome me and other newcomers when I moved to Elizabeth Blvd. six years ago. The […]

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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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