Historic Fort Worth Inc.,'s Most Endangered Places list

The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House now hosts special events | Photo via @plastikdust

HFW has offices in the Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House. | Photo via @plastikdust

Historic Fort Worth Inc., wants you to nominate historic buildings for its annual Most Endangered Places list. According to the preservation group, properties that are recognized as endangered can benefit from increased public awareness + assistance to address issues.

💸 What is the list for?

The annual list is a marketing and educational tool that highlights historic landmarks + resources threatened by a number of different circumstances — lack of maintenance, loss of parking, and lack of awareness of economic incentives to rehab historic buildings.

🏢 What buildings have been saved?

This year, a wide range of sites is being considered, including commercial and residential buildings, monuments, bridges + landscapes. Need an idea of some of the buildings that have been added to the list in the past? Here’s a look:

Thistle Hill, 1509 Pennsylvania Ave. | Est. 1904

  • This Georgian-style mansion was the city’s first designated landmark in 1978. The home was restored in 1912 and listed on the National Register.

Knights of Pythias Hall, 900 E. 2nd St. | Est. 1925

  • In 2011 the building was sold to the Fort Worth Housing Authority and it was rehabbed into 18 mixed-rate units.

Tarrant County Medical Society Building, 3855 Tulsa Way | Est. 1945-1965

  • In 2009, it was purchased by the Fort Worth Fire Fighters Association to house its headquarters.

Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House, 1110 Penn St. | Est. 1899

  • This Victorian-style house was passed down through several families before the Junior League of Fort Worth bought it in 1979 and was later acquired by Historic Fort Worth, Inc.

🗣️ How can your voice be heard?

You can make your nomination by filling out this form by Fri., March 11. An announcement of what landmarks made the list will be made on May 8 at Thistle Hill as part of National Preservation Month.

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