July’s winners for Yard of the Month are Valerie Mangum and Curtis Heath, who have owned 2100 Washington Ave. for ten years. The home was built in 1920 by H. F. Fulpe, formerly of Tulsa, OK, for $1300; it is single-story, 1200+ square foot Craftsman-style bungalow on a generous corner
The Fairmount Historic District in Fort Worth, Texas will host the 35th annual Fairmount Tour of Historic Homes, May 13-14 this year. There will be 5 beautiful restored homes on this year’s tour as well as a newer build and the Walker-Reeves house as a special bonus property. Tickets are
Fairmount’s annual Festivus was held Dec. 12. This was the third year for this fun event which included a bus tour of holiday decorated bungalows, refreshments, live music, carolers, Santa, cookie decorating and more! Many neighbors in the Fairmount neighborhood offered up unique displays just for the night of the
Fairmount’s Festivus has come and gone for another year. Many came out to tour the beautifully decorated, and sometimes surprisingly interesting, historic houses in the Fairmount historic district. From a live nativity to singing trees, neighbors went all out to make this year’s event a success. Our Festivus t-shirts were
FESTIVUS, Fairmount’s annual tour of holiday lights, is just around the corner! Join us at Kent & Co. The Space, 1309 S. Adams, on Monday, Dec. 12 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for Fairmount’s annual Festivus! There will be refreshments, hot chocolate, activities and a holiday bus tour through Fairmount to view
It’s that time of year again! The holidays are HERE and festivities abound. The annual Fairmount Christmas Party will be held at Southside Preservation Hall, 1519 Lipscomb St., this year. Join us on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 7-10 p.m. for food and holiday FUN! This is a members only party
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!
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
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.
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