Commercial Real Estate
Ben Carpenter Helped Bring Las Colinas to Life
As DFW grew, Carpenter ensured that development preserved the legacy of open spaces where his family's ranch once stood.
By Will Maddox
Nature & Environment
A River Remembered: The Surprising History of White Rock Creek
This piece was first published in the magazine in October 1979. Writer David Dillon takes a journey along legendary White Rock Creek from prehistory to what was then the present.
By David Dillon
What Would Dallas Look Like If the Trinity River Was a Barge Canal? We Will Never Know.
Fifty years ago, the city decided that, no, the Trinity River should not be turned into a barge canal all the way to Galveston. Let’s celebrate that vote and Ned Fritz, the man who made it happen.
By Laray Polk
Roe v. Wade Started in Dallas. Now the Archive Is Up for Auction.
Seems like it should stay here. Any takers?
By Kathy Wise
A Family’s East Texas Ancestry Was Brought to Life in the AT&T Discovery District
Rodney Hawkins, a former producer with CBS News, helped piece together his family’s history and restore a 200-year-old cemetery. The exhibit was presented at AT&T’s downtown headquarters.
By Garrett Tarango
Tales from the Dallas History Archives: Travel Back In Time to 1923
As we settle into 2023, we take a look back through the archives at the Dallas Public Library to get a glance at the city coming of age 100 years ago.
A New Documentary Lets Joppa Preservationists Share Their Own History
The short film 150 Years of Resiliency will have its first public screening this weekend at the Denton Black Film Festival.
By Todd Jorgenson
Boosted by City Incentives, the Longhorn Ballroom Should Again Host Music This Spring
Edwin Cabaniss, the man behind the Kessler Theater, says bands should begin taking the historic stage in the coming months. The city, meanwhile, sees it as a catalyst for the neighborhood.
By Matt Goodman
The Dallas Historical Society Celebrates 100 Years of Collecting the City’s Artifacts
The nonprofit looks back at a century of its own history, which is housed in the marvelous Hall of State at Fair Park.
Deep Ellum Is Celebrating 150 Years in 2023
The district is throwing a yearlong party of events to mark the major milestone.