12 Sep 2020

Watch Our Renovations Unfold Here!

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Watch Our Renovations Unfold Here!

September 2020   July 2020 Note the unofficial Building Inspector’s checking the work out.   June 2020   Groundbreaking

2 Sep 2020

Let the FUNdraising Begin!

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Let the FUNdraising Begin!

Since 2009 the Communities Foundation of Texas has sponsored a one-day online giving extravaganza for the North Texas Regional nonprofit organizations. The Friends of the Bath House Cultural Center has participated every year. Your participation in the past has helped us to provide the Bath House Cultural Center with additional funding for needed projects. This […]

19 Aug 2020

The Bath House Needs Your Help!

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The Bath House Needs Your Help!

Dallas Friends, the Bath House Cultural Center has provided a nurturing community for all of us.  If you live here, please help. Click on Read More to learn how you can assist by reading A Letter from the Friends of the Bath House. Thank you!

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 […]

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 […]