Santa in Fairmount Park

Santa to visit Fairmount Dec. 10

Ho!, Ho!,Ho! Who has been good this year? Get your wish lists ready, Santa will visit Fairmount Park (1501 5th Ave.) on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Bring your camera and take photos with Santa! There will be pancakes for breakfast, crafts for the kids and, of course, SANTA!

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October 2016 – Board Meeting Minutes

FNA Board Minutes October 3, 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  Communication –Betty Spitzberg In light of hacking issues, Stacy Leucker is evaluating

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September 2016 – General Meeting Minutes

Fairmount National Historic District General Meeting September 26, 2016 Meeting Called to Order by Pat Bradley – 7:05 p.m. Introduction of New Members – two new member households. Welcome Miss Elsie Morris – 98 years young! AGENDA Neighborhood Police Officer Update – Sergio Guadarrama (FTW NPO OF THE YEAR!) Citizens

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Festivus 2015

Festivus is coming to Fairmount Dec. 12

Ticket and t-shirt sales are now available online for Fairmount’s annual Festivus event on Dec. 12. The festivities will begin at Kent & Co.’s The Space at 1309 S. Adams and will include visits with Santa, a holiday light tour of the neighborhood and a trip to Santa’s Village complete

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Halloween Contest 2016

Fairmount Halloween decorating contest underway

The Fairmount National Historic District always goes all out for Halloween. This year we have selected 13 houses to display in our Facebook album taking into consideration the complexity of design as well as the theme. We will also select our neighborhood Yard of the Month from the houses pictured.

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Texas Historical Marker

How to apply for a Texas historical marker

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

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Fairmount houses sought for 2017 tour of historic homes

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.

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2233 College Avenue

Fairmount shines during Historic Fort Worth’s preservation awards

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

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September 2016 – Board Meeting Minutes

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:

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804 Baltimore Ave.

804 Baltimore Ave. – Yard of the Month (September 2016)

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

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