24 Jul 2020

Call to Action to Ensure Bath House Staff Returns!

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Call to Action to Ensure Bath House Staff Returns!

Please read our letter that we sent to our subscribers.  The City of Dallas has been forced to make drastic budget cuts.  The Bath House staff has been furloughed or transferred to other City departments.  Once the renovation is completed and the pandemic subsides, the staff may not be fully restored and able to continue […]

17 Jul 2020

Read our Q2 Newsletter OnLine!

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Read our Q2 Newsletter OnLine!

The newsletter is choc-a-bloc with news, renovation update, commentary, and fun facts.  Catch up on all things Bath House here!  

16 Jul 2020

The Friends’ Quarterly “Most Interesting Person”

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The Friends’ Quarterly “Most Interesting Person”

In 2008, Artist Marty Ray was approached by DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) to design the train stop at what was then called the Carpenter Ranch Station in Las Colinas.  This past week I had the opportunity to sit down with Marty to learn more about this commission. Interviewer:  Marty, before we get into the […]

13 Jul 2020

New Renovation Photos

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New Renovation Photos

This month’s visual update on the construction along with the Building Instructor’s checking the work out.

12 Jun 2020

Huzzah! Construction begins!

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Huzzah!  Construction begins!

First photographs from the exterior and interior renovations of the Bath House. A few highlights for work in progress: Site secured with construction fence and padlocks installed at lower level building gate openings. Asbestos abatement complete. The public restrooms, ticket area and kitchen, are being framed. Drain work on-going to lake. Tree protection installed per […]

28 May 2020

Groundbreaking Finally a Reality!

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Groundbreaking Finally a Reality!

Tuesday, May 26, was the BIG DAY! Construction for the Bath House Cultural Center’s $1.5 million renovations was kicked-off with the groundbreaking ceremony that afternoon. In addition to members of the Friends of the Bath House board of directors, present were District 9 Council Member Paula Blackmon broke ground surrounded by Maria Hasbany, District 9 […]

7 May 2020

Great News on Bath House Construction!

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Great News on Bath House Construction!

We have some good news regarding the permits. Martha Welsh in the Bond Office notified the Bath House Manager, Marty Van Kleeck, earlier in the week that the permit has been moved out of the prescreening phase and is now in the permit phase! This means the permits are no longer in limbo and we […]

1 May 2020

Bath House Temporarily Closed for Renovations!

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Bath House Temporarily Closed for Renovations!

Now that the 2017 Proposition F Bond has been approved, renovation planning for the Cultural Center is underway!  We are currently waiting for construction documents to be permitted.  Once we get the green light the work will begin!  Keep an eye out here and here to follow the construction progress and project schedule. Read more […]