Arts District Walking Tour

Date:August 2, 2014
Time:10:00 AM
Location: The tour begins at the ceremonial entrance to the Dallas Museum of Art at Flora and Harwood.

The Dallas Arts District and the DallasCenter for Architecture are proud topresent an architecture walking tour of the largest urban arts district in the United States.

The Arts District has been a thirty year plan in the making and now boastsbuildings by four Pritzker Prize-winning architects within a span of severalblocks.  The District’s architectural richness extends beyond that,however, with examples of buildings present at the turn of the 19thcentury when the neighborhood was the poshest residential district in town onone end and a vibrant African-American settlement on the other.

Our 90-minute architecture walking tour is led by a trained tour guide andwill examine buildings from the 1890’s to the present day.  You willexplore the architectural detail of the District as well as the institutions,individuals and visionaries who are a part of this fascinating story.

Tours are held on the first and third Saturdays of each month, beginning at10:00 a.m. at the ceremonial entrance to the Dallas Museum of Art (Flora andHarwood).  The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and is held rain orshine.

Reservations and payment must be made in advance.  Due to the necessityof scheduling docents, we are unfortunately unable to accommodate walk-ups.

Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance of the tour time in order toreceive a refund.

Cost:$10.00 for adults
$8.00 for Dallas Arts District and AIA Dallas members
$5.00 for seniors 65 and over and students with valid ID’s
Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult
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Contact Name: Dallas Center for Architecture
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Phone Number: 214.742.3242

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