This April we’re celebrating Architecture Month with AIA. Every Wednesday and Friday I’ll be introducing you to a guest blogger who will tell us all about whats happening in the Dallas architecture world. Today we’re chatting with Greg Brown, the program director of the Dallas Center for Architecture, about Dallas’ car culture and how a new exhibit at the Nasher relates to architecture.
Ross Avenue has long been a thoroughfare important to Dallas and its downtown. Beginning in the 1890’s, it was our “Silk Stocking District,” THE place for merchants, doctors, lawyers, and a certain newspaper publisher named Belo to live. With the advent of the automobile, it became “Automobile Row,” lined with car dealerships and service stations. Today, it remains a busy boulevard through the heart of downtown.Full Story