On Thursday afternoon, a dozen or so journalists stood in an awkward semi-circle near the Women's Museum at Fair Park, gazing at Dallas' first bike-share station. They had been promised that Mayor Mike Rawlings would be there at 3:30 p.m. to take the inaugural ride on one the gleaming blue bicycles ... More >>
Sure, historic preservation is a great idea, if people could just decide what history to preserve. In a recent decision to make East Dallas homeowners rip out native plants and replace them with sod, the Dallas Landmark Commission has come down solidly on the side of stupid history. The commission ... More >>
Justin TerveenThat's 807 Elm Street at right, captured last month in a photo taken by our old pal Justin Terveen. Built in 1925, the building occupies 20,025 square feet in a parking lot between N. Austin and N. Lamar Streets facing El Centro. It was, once, among the assemblage of buildings known ... More >>
South Dallas' history is in danger of being demolished, so why are so few protecting it?
The Cowboys want to move back to Fair Park--so, there goes the neighborhood?
The News' parent levels a historic building as the paper opines for a new hotel
Historical preservationists can't believe who's responsible for letting eight historic houses crumble to the brink of demolition
As the Tenth Street freedmen's town crumbles, its would-be saviors bicker among the ruins