The Kessler City Plan For Dallas: A Review of the Plan and Progress on its Accomplishment

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This pamphlet contains the reprints of twenty-three articles from The Dallas Morning News regarding the Kessler Plan for the city of Dallas, Texas and the progress that had been made over the fifteen years since its inception. The articles in order are: Article 1--Origin of the Plan; Article 2--Early Efforts at Civic Development; Article 3--Kessler Plan for All of the City; Article 4--The Trinity River Levee Plan; Article 5--Belt Line Railway Proposal; Article 6--Pacific Avenue Track Removal; Article 7--Street Widening and Extension; Article 8--The Supplemental Plan of 1920; Article 9--The Central Avenue Boulevard; Article 10--Lamar Street Trafficway; Article 11--St. Paul ... continued below

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37 p. : ill., port. ; 23 cm.

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Head, Louis P. 1925.

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  • Main Title: The Kessler City Plan For Dallas: A Review of the Plan and Progress on its Accomplishment
  • Added Title: The Kessler City Plan for Dallas: Genesis and Development of the Plan of 1910, the Supplement Plan of 1920, Progress in Fifteen Years
  • Series Title: Kessler Plan Documents

Description

This pamphlet contains the reprints of twenty-three articles from The Dallas Morning News regarding the Kessler Plan for the city of Dallas, Texas and the progress that had been made over the fifteen years since its inception.

The articles in order are: Article 1--Origin of the Plan; Article 2--Early Efforts at Civic Development; Article 3--Kessler Plan for All of the City; Article 4--The Trinity River Levee Plan; Article 5--Belt Line Railway Proposal; Article 6--Pacific Avenue Track Removal; Article 7--Street Widening and Extension; Article 8--The Supplemental Plan of 1920; Article 9--The Central Avenue Boulevard; Article 10--Lamar Street Trafficway; Article 11--St. Paul Street Improvements; Article 12--The Cadiz-Williams Proposal; Article 13--Downtown Street Extensions; Article 14--Oak Cliff Trafficways; Article 15 -- Beauty to Follow Utility; Article 16--Cooperation in Suburban Development; Article 17--Park and Parkway Plans; Article 18--Large vs. Small Parks; Article 19--Playgrounds Considered; Article 20--Inner and Outer Boulevards; Article 21--The Mill Creek Parkway; Article 22--Outer Parkway and White Rock Plans; Article 23--Financing the Plan.

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37 p. : ill., port. ; 23 cm.

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On cover: "A summary and exposition of the recommendations of the late George E. Kessler, city plan engineers, in his work for Dallas, written by LOUIS P. HEAD and reprinted from THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, in which these articles were first published, Dec. 22, 1924 to Jan. 13, 1925."

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  • 1925

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  • 1910 - 1925

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  • Feb. 19, 2012, 7:54 a.m.

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Head, Louis P. The Kessler City Plan For Dallas: A Review of the Plan and Progress on its Accomplishment, pamphlet, 1925; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207135/: accessed May 26, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.