Texas Historical Commission

Ticket Giveaway: Win a Pair of Passes to Sunday’s Inaugural Cochran Heights Home Tour

By Joanna England / March 30, 2016 / 10 Comments

Fans of Charles Dilbeck’s quirky, brick-and-timber aesthetic will probably already have tickets to the inaugural Cochran Heights Home Tour on Sunday, April 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. The home tour, a fundraiser for the neighborhood, will help celebrate the brand new Texas Historical Commission marker signifying the tremendous collection of Dilbecks in this East […]

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On MidlandDirt: Rebranding of Main Street Odessa Aims to Revitalize, Fund Downtown

By Leah Shafer / May 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

Downtown Odessa is in the middle of a dramatic, ongoing revitalization designed to bolster economic development and preserve the historic treasures of the area. As part of that change, the Odessa City Council voted last month to withdraw Main Street Odessa from the Texas Main Street program and instead rebrand it as Downtown Odessa, Incorporated, a 501(c)3 organization formed by […]

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Historic Designation Protects Dallas Treasures from Demolition

By Leah Shafer / February 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dallas has a rich historic and architectural legacy, shown through buildings like the Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff, DeGolyer House and Gardens in East Dallas, and the Eastside Warehouse District and State Thomas neighborhood in Uptown. But just because a building or neighborhood plays an important part in the story of Dallas doesn’t mean it’s protected […]

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