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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Dallas Park and Recreation Department Receives Honors

Preservation Achievement Award

Dallas Park and Recreation Department is being recognized by Preservation Dallas for its restoration on the Hamilton Park Pavilion and the Lee Park Roque Courts.

“The annual Preservation Achievement Awards distinguish outstanding commitments in saving the built heritage of Dallas,” said Donovan Westover, Preservation Dallas Events and Development Coordinator. “Dallas Park and Recreation has received more than a dozen Preservation Achievement Awards since the ceremony began in 1999.”

Built in 1965, Hamilton Park Pavilion was constructed in an angular, modern style. It was the exception to the 1960s-era standardized concrete “T” beam pavilion designs. The Dallas Park and Recreation Department, its architect, GSR Andrade and contractor, Going Forward Inc. teamed to rebuild the pavilion which officially reopened on December 16, 2016. The construction cost was $154,000.

The Lee Park Roque Courts were built in the early 1940s. The City of Dallas Park and Recreation restored the courts and officially opened on November 12, 2016, introducing the once popular sport to a whole new generation. Roque is a form of croquet played on a hard court surrounded by a bank. Armstrong-Berger, Landscape Architects and Henneberger Construction assisted in restoring the courts.

Dallas Park and Recreation will be among several organizations recognized at the 18th annual Preservation Achievement Awards on Wednesday, May 31.

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