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Adaptive Reuse Case Study Project – Foch St.

Project Description Addresses: Buildings 2-3: 1001-1059 Foch Street. Building 1: 821-945 Foch Street. For my adaptive reuse case study I am considering the proposed properties and determining what the property should be developed as. There are three buildings located just … Continue reading

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Adaptive Reuse – The Live Oak Music Hall and Lounge – Bill Smith

What was once the Southside Lions Club, built in 1952, is now the Live Oak Music Hall and Lounge. It is located at 1311 Lipscomb St. in the Near Southside neighborhood in Fort Worth. We met up with Bill Smith, … Continue reading

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Adaptive Reuse – Eddie Vanston, devolper – 209 S. Main Street

We met with Eddie Vanston at 209 S. Main St.  Eddie restored the Sawyer Grocery store into 14 loft apartments with office space on the street level. Eddie explained how he was able to partner with Chevron in order to … Continue reading

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Adaptive Reuse – Ft. Worth South – Mike Brennan

We met with Mike Brennan at the Ft. Worth South, Inc (http://www.fortworthsouth.org) office located at 1606 Mistletoe Blvd. Mike, who is the director of Fort Worth South, Inc, was kind enough to give us an overview of Fort Worth South, … Continue reading

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Adaptive Reuse – Downtown Ft. Worth T&P building

A breath taking step into the past for our modern world.  The Ft. Worth Texas and Pacific Railroad  building is now a transit oriented development with the upper floors of the building being turned into luxury condos.  On our site … Continue reading

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Adaptive Reuse – Southside Ft. Worth – Ray Boothe Architect

Today we met with Ray Boothe an architect and developer who is credited as one of the pioneers of redeveloping the near south side neighborhood in Ft. Worth.  We met with Ray outside Brewed at 815 Magnolia St. in the … Continue reading

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Adaptive Reuse – Bishop Arts District

One of my class’ site visits has been to the Bishop Arts District located just south of Methodist hospital in Oak Cliff.  I grew up in a house on N. Bishop literally a block north of the arts district.    Some … Continue reading

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