Located in the heart of Fort Worth, Texas lies the largest historic neighborhood in the southwestern United States. Fairmount, with more than one thousand contributing structures, is comprised of mostly bungalow and four square homes from the late 1800s through the early 1920s.

Our neighborhood is bounded by Magnolia Avenue on its north, Jessamine Street on the south, Eighth Avenue on the west and Hemphill Street on the east. Below is a map showing the boundaries and major streets within Fairmount.

Upcoming Events

Fri Apr 25 @ 8:00PM -
Amphibian Theatre Outing
Sat Apr 26 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Prescription Drug Drop-off
Sat Apr 26 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
Hour Tour team at Rahr
Sun Apr 27 @12:00PM - 04:00PM
Open Streets
Thu May 01 @ 3:30PM - 10:00PM
Mayfest 2014
Fri May 02 @ 3:30PM - 10:00PM
Mayfest 2014
Sat May 03 @ 8:00AM -
Sat May 03 @ 3:30PM - 10:00PM
Mayfest 2014
Sun May 04 @ 3:30PM - 10:00PM
Mayfest 2014
Mon May 05 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM
Board Meeting

Our Neighborhood

Located on the near south side of Fort Worth, Texas and covering about one square mile, the Fairmount Southside Historic District contains one of the nation’s richest collections of turn of the century housing. Fairmount is comprised of about 20 subdivisions platted between 1883 and 1907. At the time, Fairmount was a fashionable neighborhood.

About one third of the houses were occupied by business executives who managed their own firms. Professions were represented by many doctors, lawyers, and educators. It was a diverse neighborhood, where craftsmen, inclucing brick and stone masons lived next door to railroad workers. As Fort Worth’s suburbs grew following World War II, the neighborhood fell into disrepair.

Today, through the efforts of of many property owners, residents are working to revitalize the area to restore its past glory.