The Texas marker program is one of the most visible programs of the Texas Historical Commission (THC). Markers commemorate many topics in Texas history including the architecture of houses, commercial and public buildings, religious congregations, military sites and individuals who have made lasting contributions to the state, community organizations and
It’s that time again! Home tour houses are being sought for the 2017 Fairmount Tour of Historic Homes. Fairmount’s home tour is held annually, every Mother’s Day weekend and is the largest fund raiser for the neighborhood.
Each year Historic Fort Worth, Inc. recognizes outstanding preservation projects in Fort Worth through their annual awards program. During the spring, nominations are requested from the public for projects and people worth of consideration for the award. Four categories of awards recognize excellent preservation projects, rehabilitation of residential properties, great stewards
FNA Board Minutes September 6, 2016; 7:00 pm Attending: Geri Cotton, Public Safety; Carrie Carter, Membership; Kim Worley, Administration; Roxanna Latifi, Preservation; David Thrapp, Infrastructure; Melanie Dotzour, Finance; Pat Bradley, President Ex Officio Board: Mickey Bradley Directors’ Reports Historic Preservation – Roxanna Latifi Four committee members accepted to Roxanna’s team:
September’s Yard of the Month award winners are Robert and Taylor Duncan of 804 Baltimore Ave. The home, a new construction with historic design features including a wraparound porch and dormer windows, was built in 2014/15. 1910 Sanborn Fire Maps show two single-story homes with front and back enclosed porches
Fairmount National Historic District General Meeting August 23, 2016 Meeting Called to Order by Pat Bradley – 7:00 p.m. Introduction of New Members – two new member households. Welcome! AGENDA Neighborhood Police Officer Update – Sergio Guadarrama (FTW NPO OF THE YEAR!) Uptick in car burglaries. Sergio is working overnights.
Come out and meet your neighbors Friday, Sept. 23 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.! Steve and Cathy Halliday have graciously opened their home at 1512 Lipscomb for the neighborhood social this month. Currently we offer the social free to all our neighborhood association members. Anyone that would like to become
It’s about that time to start thinking about Festivus and all of its shenanigans. Last year was another huge success and with Festivus in its third year Hopefully we can keep the momentum going and make it even bigger and “brighter” in 2016! To start things off, we’d love to invite you
At the Fairmount General Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 23 a vote was taken by the general membership to elect new board members for the following positions: communications, preservation, finance and safety. Preservation was the only contested position between candidates Susan Harper and Roxanna Latifi. The vote for director of preservation
FNA Board Minutes August 1, 2016; 7:00 pm Attending: Carrie Carter, Membership; Kim Worley, Administration; Martin Dahl, Preservation; David Thrapp, Infrastructure; Melanie Dotzour, Finance; Stacy Lueker, Communications; Pat Bradley, President Ex Officio Board: Mickey Bradley; Robert Wedding Directors’ Reports Historic Preservation – Martin Dahl Murray Miller, our new contact in