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Historic Pace House to be Relocated Oct. 15

October 3, 2014 
Garland’s historic Pace House will move Oct. 15 to its new, permanent location at 317 South 11th Street in Garland’s Travis College Hill Historic District. The Oct. 15 move will cause some temporary road closures.
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Downtown Project Taking Shape

August 14, 2014 
Progress on the City Center Project in Downtown Garland is quickly becoming more visibly evident. The existing façade on the north side of City Hall has been removed and crews will soon begin installing the new skin, as well as foundation work for the new CGTV sounds studio on the south side of the building.
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Heritage Celebration

May 21, 2014 
Be a part of the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Heritage Crossing pedestrian corridor that runs along the DGNO rail line, Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 10 a.m.
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Garland Heritage Celebration Features Historical Tours

May 16, 2014 
The City of Garland and the Garland Landmark Society will celebrate the city’s history on Saturday, May 31 with a full day of events, entertainment and family fun. The day will begin with the re-dedication of the Landmark Museum and the dedication of Heritage Crossing, at Sixth and Walnut Streets.
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Garland Celebrates Heritage on May 31

April 18, 2014 
The City of Garland and the Landmark Society will host a Heritage Celebration and ribbon cutting of the new Heritage Crossing pedestrian corridor that runs along the DGNO rail line, Saturday, May 31, 2014.
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Downtown Construction Update

April 4, 2014 
Downtown visitors will see more development activity in the coming weeks. Preparations will begin in April for the demolition of the municipal annex building at 203 N. Fifth St. and the City-owned building at 504 W. State Street.
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Santa Fe Depot Moves to New Location

September 9, 2013 
The City of Garland relocated its historic Santa Fe depot Thursday morning from a lot behind City Hall to its new home in the Walnut Pedestrian Corridor, located directly behind the Central Library on the south side of Walnut Street at Sixth Street.
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City Hall Electric Service Upgrades

August 27, 2013 
During Labor Day weekend, temporary service disruptions will take place as a result of an electric service upgrade at City Hall. The installation will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30 through 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2.
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Historic Railcar Makes a Successful Journey

August 22, 2013 
The City of Garland relocated its historic Santa Fe railcar Thursday morning from a lot behind City Hall to its new home in the Walnut Pedestrian Corridor directly behind the Central Library on the south side of Walnut St. at Sixth St.
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Update on Status of Pace and Lyles/Tinsley House

August 12, 2013 
The City of Garland is not accepting any offers related to the Pace and Lyles/Tinsley houses at this time. The City Council has directed staff to explore the costs and feasibility of moving the houses to a city-owned location for public use.
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City Center Construction Update

July 25, 2013 
As site clearance activity continues around City Hall, the on-street parking along the south side of Austin Street, between Fifth Street and Museum Plaza, will permanently close July 29.

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Oaks Properties Development

July 10, 2013 
Last night, JHP presented the zoning request for the Oaks Properties development, a part of the City Center project, to the Plan Commission resulting in a favorable recommendation.
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City Center Project Update

July 8, 2013 
Austin Street has temporarily been reopened to traffic and on-street parking. Last week construction crews wrapped up the replacement of the 30” water main in Austin Street (between Fifth and Third streets).
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Downtown Redevelopment Update

June 5, 2013 
Construction for the Downtown redevelopment project is well under way around Garland City Hall. Site clearance around City Hall will begin in July to ready the area for construction on the Oaks City Center development and the parking garage.
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Lyles House and Pace House Relocation

June 3, 2013 
Garland City Council approved a change request to relocate the Pace House and Lyles House to a temporary holding location behind the Granville Arts Center for up to six months while potential long-term solutions are studied.
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