Dallas Historic Preservation officer Mark Doty found 35-mm slides in the department’s storage. Curious, he had them scanned and was surprised to find photos of Dallas from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s.
Some of the old buildings in these photos are now new restaurants and retail businesses. But neighbors may recognize familiar facades like the Lakewood Theater, Criswell College and Grace United Methodist Church.
The entire cache of photos can be found on Flickr.
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