Posts Categorized: 2019

La Lomita Chapel

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near Mission (Hidalgo County) La Lomita Chapel.  Credit: Anthony Acosta (Flickr). La Lomita Chapel is located near the Rio Grande and is a significant example of the vernacular architecture of the United States and Mexico border. La Lomita, or “Little Hill,” was built in 1899 and later restored in 1937 and again in 1976 as… More »

Historic Dallas Public Schools

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Dallas (Dallas County) Urban Park School, Dallas. Credit: Michael Cagle for Preservation Dallas. Dallas Independent School District (DISD) released a proposed Strategic Facilities Plan calling for the demolition of nineteen schools, the majority of which are of historic-age, to be replaced with seventeen new schools. The justification for the demolitions is to reduce the average… More »