Spare pARTS Market

Spare pARTS Market

 Can the Fort Worth Avenue Development Group make a dog park, market, public space, beer garden, super fun hang out place that is sustainable? Well, let’s try it for a weekend! The date is Saturday April 26th, the time is 10 to 4, and the place is 739 Fort Worth Avenue at the northeast corner […]

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2014 FWA Spare PARTS Public Art RFP

2014 FWA Spare PARTS Public Art RFP

Fort Worth Avenue Development Group is reaching out to local artists Requesting Proposals for a Public Art Installation to be placed in front of Commerce Grinding at 635 Fort Worth Avenue, Dallas, Texas.  This is an open call to any and all artists 18 years of age or older who are encouraged to submit their […]

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FWA Thoroughfare Plan Amendment

FWA Thoroughfare Plan Amendment

The Dallas City Council on September 11th unanimously passed a thoroughfare plan amendment for Fort Worth Avenue.  The illustration shows the proposed conceptual design for the roadway configuration for the entire 3.5 miles of the West Commerce/Fort Worth Avenue corridor from Beckley to Westmoreland.  Proposed are four 11-foot lanes of vehicular traffic, a 14-foot median, […]

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Majic Bike Celebration  Sept 7

Majic Bike Celebration Sept 7

Last year’s Spare pARTS event yielded FWADG some spending money for public art along our corridor. Please join us for a christening celebration of the Magic Bike sculpture by Robertus joost Van Der Wege in front of SMOKE restaurant at 5 PM on Saturday, September 7th. Come one, come all to meet the artist and […]

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Congratulations to Robertus Joost van der Wege

Congratulations to Robertus Joost van der Wege

Robertus Joost van der Wege is the winner of the Fort Worth Avenue Development Group’s 2013 Spare pARTS public art installation initiative with his Magic Bike submission, a proposed 18-foot-long tricycle that provides a table and seating.  Proposals were requested from area artists for functional, site-specific artwork that encourages street life and pride along Fort […]

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The Fort Worth Avenue Development Group is a group of committed volunteers from the neighboring community that are interested in developing existing businesses and bringing new businesses and residents to the West Commerce/Fort Worth Avenue corridor.