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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Garland City Council has approved plans to begin the next phase of the redevelopment of Downtown Garland in an effort to attract more people and businesses to the area, and improve the quality of life for residents.