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Man with Briefcase

501 West 7th Street, Fort Worth, TX, United States
The 50-foot tall brushed aluminum sculpture rises above Burnett Park with a width of 22 feet and weighing 24,000 pounds.

Zipper Mural

1111 Monroe Street, Fort Worth TX 76102
Originally painted in 1974, the untitled work has been affectionately dubbed "The Zipper Mural" by locals.

Green B. Trimble Technical High School

1003 West Cannon Street, Fort Worth, TX, United States
This building was constructed to replace the Fort Worth High School, located a few blocks away.  Shortly after its opening, the school was renamed Central High School.

Electric Building

410 W 7th St, Fort Worth, TX, United States
In 1996, the building was converted to 106 apartments, most notable of which is the penthouse unit.

Board of Trade Building (1889-1949)

7th and Houston
The Board of Trade Building was a grand building at the corner of 7th and Houston for over 60 years. The Board of Trade became today’s Chamber of Commerce. The building also housed The Continental National Bank.

Continental National Bank (1952-2006)

200 W 7th St, Fort Worth, TX, United States
The sign at one time was the world's largest revolving clock, the world's largest digital clock, and the world's largest four-sided sign as once listed in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Sinclair Building

512 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX, United States
On February 5, 2015, it was announced that the building would be converted into a 165 room Autograph Collection Hotel with a basement restaurant and a rooftop bar.

Worth Hotel (1927-1972)

NE corner of 7th & Taylor
The Worth Hotel and Worth Theater were demolished in 1972 for an addition to The Fort Worth Club.

Worth Hotel (1894-1945)

SE corner of 7th & Main
In the early 1900's the Worth Hotel was the city's largest, with August's Department Store on the ground floor. Ruth's Chris' Steakhouse occupies that spot today.

Broadway Presbyterian Church

Broadway & St Louis, demolished in 1950
The magnificent red brick and stone building had a medieval style with buttresses and towers.

Broadway Baptist Church

305 W Broadway Ave
The church has a very commanding presence on Fort Worth's South Side and its steeple can be seen on the skyline in many other parts of the city

First Congregational Church

SW corner of College & Pennsylvania
This photo from a city directory in 1904 is the only known reference to this church or congregation.

First Methodist Church

SE corner of 7th & Taylor
First Methodist Church broke ground on their new building on the morning of the 1929 Stock Market Crash. Nonetheless, they completed the new building on 5th Street in one year and a day and merged with Saint Paul Methodist Episcopal Church as the new First United Methodist Church.

Saint Paul Methodist Episcopal Church

NE corner of 7th & Lamar
The church moved to a new building at Burnett & Tenth in 1927 and this building was demolished to make way for construction of The Electric Building and Hollywood Theater

First Presbyterian Church (1891-1957)

5th Street and Taylor Street (now The Tower Condominium Bldg)
After moving to Taylor & 5th, Cumberland Presbyterian became "Taylor Street Presbyterian" and later "First Presbyterian Church". In 1956 they moved to the present building at 1000 Penn Street.

First Baptist Church – downtown

4th & Throckmorton
Early meetings were in the old courthouse, and later the congregation expanded into a mega-church at 4th & Throckmorton, moving to 5th & Penn Streets in the 1960s and then to north Fort Worth in the 1980's.

AT&T Building

1116 Houston Street, Fort Worth TX 76102
Formerly Southwestern Bell Telephone Building

The Westbrook Hotel

416 Main St., Fort Worth, TX 76102
The Westbrook Hotel was the 4th hotel to sit on the current site of the new Westbrook Building

714 Main

714 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
When it opened, and for a short time after, it was the Tallest Building in Texas.

Bryce Building

909 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
The building is now home to law offices.

Ashton Depot

1501 Jones Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Restoration was completed on the depot in 2006 and it now operates as a meeting and banquet facility

Bass Performance Hall

555 Commerce Street, Fort Worth TX 76102
Recently the Bass Hall was voted by Travel and Leisure Magazine as one of the Top 10 best opera houses in the world.

Saint Patrick Cathedral

1206 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth TX 76102
This is the oldest continuously used church building in Fort Worth.

Greater Saint James Baptist Church

210 Harding Street, Fort Worth, TX, United States
In 1895 this church was founded by Rev. J. Francis Robinson and thirty members formerly of the Mount Gilead Baptist Church

First Presbyterian Church

1000 Penn Street
The neighborhood where the church is located was once called Quality Hill and featured many Victorian homes situated on the bluff.

Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church

901 Lamar Street, Fort Worth TX 76102
It is a beautiful church with many stained glass windows, the most notable being the altar, which was made in England

First United Methodist Church

800 W. 5th Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
On the morning of October 29, 1929 — the day the stock market crashed — ground was broken for the current facility.

Allen Chapel A.M.E

116 Elm Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Upon entering the church, one faces the audience in the sanctuary

First Christian Church

612 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth TX 76102
The church has a beautiful interior that has been artfully restored.

Mt. Gilead Baptist Church

600 Grove Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
There is a swimming pool in the basement which was a recreational amenity for African Americans who were not welcome at the public pools in times past.

Flatiron Building

1000 Houston Street, Fort Worth TX 76102
The interior of the Flatiron boasts handsome Classical details, marble mosaic floor, and marble wainscoting, as well as the ornate iron work of the elevator

Hotel Texas

815 Main Street, Fort Worth TX
The hotel was originally known as the Hotel Texas and it was in room 850 that President John F. Kennedy spent his last night.

Renaissance Worthington Hotel

200 Main Street, Fort Worth TX
Over the last few years, the hotel has been completely remodeled and the architect for that work was David M. Schwarz

Ashton Hotel

610 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX, United States
The building is Italianate in style and utilizes wrought iron balconies with decorative brick and cast stone patterns.

Knights of Pythias Castle Hall

315 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX, United States
The first Knights of Pythias Castle Hall ever built was constructed on this site in 1881

Blackstone Hotel

601 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX, United States
the only true "New York" style skyscraper in Fort Worth

W T Waggoner Building

810 Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX, United States
When it was constructed, this building was one of the tallest in the State of Texas and the Southwest.

Texas Spring Palace

between Main and Jennings, just south of the T&P Railroad Track
The Texas Spring Palace was designed to attract settlers and investors to Texas

Main Post Office

251 W Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth TX
1933 Post Office features images of Lions & Texas Longhorns on the exterior and a stunning Beaux Arts Interior
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