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Fort Worth's new thoroughfare plan aims for more variety in street design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan aimed at accommodating continued suburban growth and central city redevelopment with a greater variety of streets and more efficient traffic flow.

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UPDATE: Could American Airlines move its headquarters?

A key linchpin in the Fort Worth economy, American Airlines Group Inc., is considering sites for a new headquarters, possibly outside the city, the airline’s CEO said this morning.

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Crestwood area hoping to block planned office building

Residents of West Fort Worth’s Crestwood Association are trying to block the rezoning of a small apartment complex at White Settlement Road and North Bailey Avenue to make way for a planned office building, saying it would represent the start of commercial encroachment into their neighborhood.

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Tiger Woods takes a swing at Fort Worth's Dan Jenkins - in print anyway

Rarely does Golf Digest make the news. Leave it to Dan Jenkins to change that.

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Hilton Fort Worth named to Historic Hotels

The Hilton Fort Worth is one of 24 hotels named a member of the Historic Hotels of America, the Washington, D.C.-based group announced on Nov. 18.

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Clearfork Main Street Bridge artwork begin installation

Rendering of one of two Clearkfork Main Street Bridge murals.

 

image courtesy of city of Fort Worth

 

A. Lee Graham

Reporter

 
Two mammoth murals made from automotive paint on aluminum panels are being installed in the pedestrian plazas beneath the Clearfork Main Street Bridge in west Fort Worth.
The 12-foot-tall works, whose 10-day installation began on Wednesday, span more than 20 feet each and adorn the east and west abutment walls of the bridge, west of Hulen Street on Stonegate-Clearfork Main Street.
As a city public art project, the murals were created to enhance the pedestrian experience beneath the new Clearfork Main Street Bridge, which extends Stonegate Boulevard from the Hulen Street intersection to the planned Edwards Ranch development to the west.
A pedestrian bridge, suspended from the vehicular bridge above, provides the crossing and connection at trail level, completing a two-mile loop on the Trinity Trails.
Artists behind the murals are Tommy Fitzpatrick and Devon Nowlin, a Fort Worth resident whose paintings have gained regional recognition and have been included in recent exhibitions at Artspace 111 in Fort Worth and a solo exhibition at Craighead-Green Gallery in Dallas. Nowlin is gallery manager and interim curator for Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, The Art Galleries at TCU.  
­Fitzpatrick has exhibited his work in 20 solo exhibitions nationwide and internationally. His work is in the public collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, as well as the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. He is an assistant professor of painting at Texas State University in San Marcos.
 
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