Municipal Archives

Jim Anderson - Planning Department Collection,

Collection 2010-003


Office of the City Secretary
Dallas Municipal Archives
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South ​
Dallas, Texas 75201
CreatorJim Anderson
TitleJim Anderson - Planning Department Collection
Quantity4.77 linear feet
AbstractPhotographic images and printed material documenting historic preservation efforts in Dallas, Texas.
LanguageRecords are in English

Scope and Content

The Historic Preservation Section of the Sustainable Development and Construction Department provides services related to historic districts, historic structures, and potential historic districts and structures. These services include Landmark (historic) Designation, Certificates of Appropriateness (approval forms for work on landmark structures), and administering tax incentive programs within historic districts and on individual historic structures. The Sustainable Development and Construction Department was formerly known as the Planning Department. 

The slides and photographs in this collection were created primarily by or with the participation of Jim Anderson, Senior Planner, Sustainable Development, and Construction Department.


The collection is not arranged to any specific method.  The collection contains oversized material.


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.


Jim Anderson - Planning Department Collection, 1965-1996 (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives

Related Materials


Index Terms

Architecture -- Texas -- Dallas 
Buildings -- Texas -- Dallas -- Conservation and restoration
Dallas -- Texas -- History

Container List 

Title, Date
11Central Business District and Arts District, 1972-1987 and undated
 2West End, 1974-1987 and undated
 3Central Business District, 1990 and undated
 4Lakewood neighborhood, 1971-1976 and undated
 5Akard Street Mall, 1971-1974 and undated
21Railroad District; American Beauty Mill; Lake Cliff; Olive and Meyers; Wilson Block; Sears Building; Kovandovitch residence; Juanita Craft residence; F.A. Brown farmhouse, 1971, 1976-1990, and undated
 2Central Business District: Crozier Tech; Plaza Hotel; Interurban Building; Kirby Building; Adolphus Hotel; [old] Parkland Hospital, 1997 and undated
 3Trinity Methodist Church, 1977 and undated
 4Victor Costa building and Good Luck gas station, 1995 and undated
 5Elizabeth Chapel C.M.E. Church remains, 1995
 6Unidentified residences [East Dallas?], undated
 7Fair Park; Oak Cliff; Saint Ann's School; Luna Tortilla Factory, 1983 and undated
 8319 North Edgefield, Swiss Avenue, and unidentified, 1974-1983 and undated
 9Barrow Family gas station and residence and related, undated
 10Neighborhoods [Oak Cliff, State-Thomas, Park Row], 1978-1986 and undated
 11Columbus A. Langley Grocery and Feed Store, 1501-1505 Beaumont, 1989
 12Deep Ellum buildings, 1971, 1980s, and undated
 13West End buildings, 1973-1990 and undated
 14Tenth Street Historic District, undated
 15South Boulevard/ Park Row Historic District, Munger Place, Junius Heights, 1974-1984 and undated
 16Magnolia Station Historic District, undated
 17Winnetka Heights Historic District, 1972-1984 and undated
31Swiss Avenue Historic District, La Vista Court Historic District, 1971-1980 and undated
 2Fair Park Historic District, Ca 1990
 3State-Thomas Historic District, 1981-1989 and undated
 4Dallas Transit System bus stop shelter print, undated
 5East Dallas, Deep Ellum, and unidentified, undated
 6Oak Cliff and West Dallas [Singleton Boulevard], undated
 7Deep Ellum [studios, living spaces, and galleries], ca 1980s-early 1990s
 8City of Dallas historic district presentation [citywide], 1998
 9Central Business District, 1996 and undated
 10Bryan Place, undated
 11Central Business District Gateway maps, undated
 12West End, undated
 13Deep Ellum, 1996 and undated
41Dealey Plaza and Industrial Boulevard area, undated
 2Uptown/Arts District presentation, undated
 3Oak Cliff/Civic Center presentation, 1996
 4West End/North End presentation, undated
 5Brigadier General William L. Cabell contact sheet and negatives of carte-de-visite, undated
 6Architectural details of Fair Park, black and white prints and negatives, undated
 7Historic buildings [East Dallas, Central Business District, Fair Park], black and white negatives and contact sheets, undated
 8West End businesses; Dallas Public Library (1954); assorted Polaroids; dedication of Munger Place Historic District; color and black and white prints and negatives, 1988 and undated
 9Historic buildings [citywide] 1975-80, 1990s, and undated
 10Bama Pie Company building; Dallas cityscapes [late 19th-early 20th century]; (modern copy prints), undated
 11Unidentified black and white negatives, undated
 12Central Business District; Oak Lawn; Tennison Memorial Drive, 120mm black and white negatives, and contact prints, undated
 13Oak Cliff, 1978-1984 and undated.
51Dallas cityscapes and historic buildings [late 19th-early 20th century]; (modern copy prints and negatives), undated
 2Central Business District, 1981 and undated
 3Unidentified Dallas historic preservation presentation, undated
 4Lakewood and Lakeshore Boulevards, undated
 5F.A. Brown farmstead; Wheatley; Peak, undated
 6Polaroids of historic Dallas buildings, undated
 7Historic residential architecture styles [reproduced from McAlester, A Field Guide to American Houses]
 8South Boulevard and Park Row, 1983 and undated
 9La Vista Court, 1989
 10Fair Park Landmark Commission designation event, 1985
 11The Cedars neighborhood, 1986 and undated
 12Roseland neighborhood Victorian residences, undated
 13Fair Park buildings, black and white 8 x 10 photographic prints, ca. 1985
 14Printed materials: City of Dallas publications and related items on historic preservation, 1981 and undated
6 Molded cast stone architectural details from Trinity Methodist Church (2120 McKinney Ave, burned November 29, 1981), 1904 [three-dimensional artifacts - restricted use]
71Oversized maps and plans of the City of Dallas [photocopies]