Wallace Savage

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    It Takes The New York Times To Tell Me about My Neighbors

    Apparently if you really want to get one of your neighbors to open up about herself, you need to send somebody over to interview her for The New York Times. I learned more about my neighbor Virginia Savage Talkington (lotta names) McAlester from the pages of the Times yesterday than I ever knew fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Knocking Down the Historic Demolition Ordinance That's Before the Council Today

    ​Five years ago a fierce battle was fought to stop the demolition of a house on my block in Dallas's first and oldest historic district (The Swiss Avenue Historic District). Blogista (and friend) Sharon Boyd called those of us who wanted to save the house "Preservation Nazis," which I guess is be ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2005

    This Teardown Town

    South Dallas' history is in danger of being demolished, so why are so few protecting it?

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    His honor

    Former Dallas Mayor Wallace Savage brought a conscience to unprincipled politics

  • News

    November 5, 1998

    Peep-hole power

    It's a scary world out there, but someone's gotta keep it under control. Jim Schutze uncovers the secret agony of the Dallas Citizens Council.

  • News

    May 14, 1998