A Square is Born: The Thinking Behind Sundance’s New Plaza

On November 1st, the citizens of Fort Worth will experience the most dramatic change to their downtown since the discovery of oil in 1917.  What most of them may never realize is that this event was part of a plan conceived 25 years ago.  It is but one of many important milestones that have characterized … Continue reading

Cowtown Renaissance: Creating a Downtown Plan That Gave Texans a Place to Walk

Our post from October 22 gave a brief history of how we came to be involved in three decades of planning and architecture in Fort Worth, TX. This second installation on our work in Fort Worth delves into some of the planning issues we encountered and provides some background on several of the more important … Continue reading

Prof. Peabody’s Improbable History of Planning: How We Began Working in Fort Worth

By those that know of David M. Schwarz Architects, but do not know us well, one question is asked time and again.   With the forthcoming opening of the actual “square” in Sundance Square, which also marks the 25th year of our planning efforts in downtown Fort Worth, Texas, it is finally time to definitively answer … Continue reading

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