The Results of Landmark Commission's Courtesy Review of 508 Park Avenue Are In
|Click to embiggen Good Fulton & Farrell's proposal to give 508 Park and 1900 Young their respective makeovers.|
Landmark's fine with the Canton and Park proposals. But both the task force and preservation staff have the same thoughts when it comes to 1900 Young. From the staff recommendation:
Staff recommends that the existing structure is retained for another use or portions of the Young Street and Park Avenue facades are incorporated into the amphitheater design to make it more compatible with the historic overlay district, with the finding the existing structure is a contributing structure to the Dallas Downtown National Register District with the final plans, elevations, and details submitted for Landmark Commission approval.And, per the landmark task force:
Support the church's overall concept for 1900 Young St. 508 Park & 1905 Canton, but would ask for consideration of retaining the 1900 Young building or CR 1 -2 some of its components such as the corner tower and vertical sunshade elements if possible.Of course, this is all contingent upon one thing -- that First Presby buys the property from the Glazers, who've been trying since forever to raze the property. Anyone else steps in at the last minute, all bets are off.
|As you can see, First Presby is proposing an amphitheater where 1900 Young presently stands.|