Municipal Archives


Dallas Park and Recreation Department Plans and Drawings, 1911-2002

​Collection 2002-001

Overview

Repository
Office of the City Secretary
Dallas Municipal Archives
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
CreatorDallas Park and Recreation Department
TitleDallas Park and Recreation Department Plans and Drawings
Dates1911-2002
Quantity1500 sheets
AbstractPlans and drawings of park landscape architecture and park structures.
Identification2002-001
LanguageRecords are in English

Scope and Content

Collection consists of architectural plans and drawings of City of Dallas parks, green spaces, recreation centers, and park-related structures.  The bulk of the collection spans the years 1911 to 2002.

The Dallas Park and Recreation Department offers 21,000 park acres through the Dallas park and recreation system, which includes 17 lakes, 62 miles of jogging and bike trails, 41 recreation centers, 1,020 sports complexes, 490 playgrounds and picnic areas, 21 pools, six 18-hole golf courses, two driving ranges, and the 106-acre Dallas Zoo. 

All of the items in this collection are oversized objects.
 

Organization

The collection is organized alphabetically.
 
Access
 
Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from the Dallas Municipal Archives. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.
 

Citation

Dallas Park and Recreation Department Plans and Drawings, 1911-2002 (Box <x>, Folder <y>),  Dallas Municipal Archives
 

Related Materials


Index Terms

Architecture -- Texas -- Dallas
Dallas -- Texas -- History 
Parks -- Texas -- Dallas 

Container List

Cabinet​ Drawer ShelfTitle, Date
 1 Alamo, 1948
  Apache, 1957
  Arboretum [Dallas Arboretum/Everette DeGolyer residence], 1939
  Bachman Lake, 1932-1941
  Beckley Heights, 1957
  Beckley-Saner and Recreation Center, 1950-1952
  Beverly Hills, 1946
  Bluff View, 1947
  Brownwood, 1957-1960
  Buckner (Samuell), 1945
  Casa Linda, 1947
  Casa View, 1951
  Cedar Crest Golf Course, 1925-1960
Cedar
  Central Square, 1940-1948
  Central Yard, 1923-1948
  Cherrywood, 1948
  Cheyenne Park, 1959
  Churchill Park, 1959
  City Park [Old City Park; now known as Dallas Heritage Village], 1916-1974
  Cochran, 1948-1950
  Cole, 1947-1959
  Colonial, 1948-1950
  Craddock , 1924-1947
  Juanita J. Craft (Wahoo), 1932-1965
  Crawford Memorial, 1955-2002
  Crown, 1952
  1Dealey Plaza, 1937-1961
  Mildred L. Dunn, 1931-1950
  Exall, 1918-1956
  Exline, 1939-1958
  Fair - Automotive Building [Automobile, Aviation, and Recreation Building], 1936-1951
  Fair - Band Shell, 1936-1943
Fair - Band Shell, 1936-1943
  Fair - Comet rollercoaster, 1947
  Fair - Cotton Bowl Stadium, 1936-1948
Fair - Dallas Garden Center Exhibition
  Fair - Dallas Garden Center [Hall of Horticulture], 1954
Fair - Dallas Health Museum
  Fair - Domestic Arts Museum, 1935-1961
  Fair - Esplanade plans [fountains and reflecting pools], 1936
  Fair - Food and Fiber Pavilion, 1935
  Fair - Hall of State [State of Texas Building], 1935
Fair - Hall of State [State of Texas Building], 1935
  Fair - Municipal Auditorium [Fair Park Music Hall], 1924-1925
  Fair - Museum of Fine Arts, 1935
  Fair - Museum of Natural History, 1935
Fair - Museum of Natural History, 1935
  Fair - Old Mill Building, 1960
  Fair - Parry Avenue entrance gates, 1936
  Fair - Planting plans, 1936
  Fair - Tower Building, 1936
Fair - Underground systems
Fair - WRR
Fair - WRR
Fair - WRR
  Fair - W.R.R., Fire, Police and Hospital Building, 1936
  Fair - Women's Building [formerly Coliseum], 1954
  Ferguson Road , 1954-1957
  Ferris Plaza, 1918, 2002
  Garrett , 1919-1950
  Glendale , 1948
  Grauwyler Park, 1934-1948
  Greiner Middle School, 1934-1950
  Griggs, 1922-1956
  Hamilton, 1959
  Hampton, 1948
  Harry Stone, 1955
  Herndon, 1940-1949
  Jaycee-Zaragoza, 1959
  Kidd Springs, 1947-1958
  Kiest, 1932-1956
Lagow
  Lake Cliff, 1920-1960
  Lawnview, 1954
  Robert E. Lee, 1903-1960
  Lizzie Oliver, 1959
  Lochwood, 1959
  Maple [Maria Luna], 1947-1951
  Marsalis [Dallas Zoo], 1913-1965
  Martin Weiss, 1953-1961
  McCree, 1958-1960
  Moore [Eighth Street Negro Park], 1940-1956
  Moss, 1943-1945
  Mountain Creek Lake, 1939-1963
  North Lake, 1955
  Northhaven Park and Greenbelt, 1958-1959
  Northwood, 1959
  Oak Cliff Founders, 1925-1946
  Owenwood, 1960
  Park System, 1911-1941
  Parkdale, 1926-1951
  Pecan Grove, 1957
  Pemberton Hill, 1959
  Pike, 1914-1958
  Pioneer Cemetery, undated
  Pleasant Grove, 1951-1954
  Pleasant Oaks, 1953-1958
  K. B. Polk, 1945
  Preston Hollow, 1950
  Randall, 1924-1958
  Reverchon, 1914-1956
  Ridgewood, 1954-1955
  Rochester, 1948-1956
  Royal, 1962
  St. Augustine, 1956-1957
  Samuell-Grand Park, 1940-1962
  Samuell-East (Samuell Farm), 1955
  South Central, 1961
  Stevens golf course, 1941
  Tenison golf course and picnic area, 1923-1959
  T.G. Terry, 1945-1950
  Thomas Hill, 1948-1953
  Tietze, 1943-1963
  Trinity Play (Fretz), 1920-1946
  Turner Plaza, 1915-1918
  Turtle Creek Parkway, 1911-1960
  Valley View, 1953-1961
  Veterans, 1956-1959
  Walford, 1948
  Walnut Hill, 1952-1955
  Webb Chapel, 1959
  Weichsel, 1948
  Martin Weiss, 1954
  West Dallas Housing Project [swimming pool], 1956
  Westmoreland, 1952-1957
  Wheatley, 1946-1948
  White Rock Lake - Bath house, 1930-1955
  White Rock Lake - Dam and spillway, 1939-1966
  White Rock Lake - Development plans and master plans, 1936-1941
  White Rock Lake - Dixon's Bay, 1934-1940
  White Rock Lake - Doran's Point, 1937-1941
  White Rock Lake - East Lawther Drive - Garland Road to Dreyfuss Club, 1937-1956
  White Rock Lake - Flagpole Hill, 1936-1937
  White Rock Lake - North end of lake, 1939-1940
  White Rock Lake - Park furnishings, 1935-1940
  White Rock Lake - Sunset Inn and caretaker's house, 1937
  White Rock Lake - TP Hill, 1930-1938
  White Rock Lake - Topographic maps, 1938-1940
  White Rock Lake - West Lawther Drive, 1936-1948
  White Rock Lake - Winfrey Point, 1940-1954
  Zang Boulevard medians, 1941
Zang