Dusk Skyline

Thanks for an unexpectedly large crowd, AIA Dallas has moved its screening of the 1967 documentary “The Walls Are Rising” to the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. The film which was a call to action for the city in regards to urban planning, features photos and narration from Austin-based photographer Rob Perryman.

Find out more about the film here, and purchase tickets on the AIA Dallas website.

Dusk Skyline

Past, meet future.

It’s just incredible how often we think and talk about the destiny of our city and how it is tied to the Trinity River. The discussion we’re having about this natural resource that bisects Dallas, some of them behind closed doors, isn’t a new one. In fact, we’ve been talking about the Trinity River’s influence since at least 1967, when Rob Perryman, an Austin writer and photographer, took 8,000 photos of our downtown and turned them into a narrated 40-minute movie called “The Walls Are Rising.” It was a commision of the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, whose goal was to spur development through awareness.

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