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Fairmount in Lights Holiday Decorating Contest
Friday 11 December 2015, 06:30pm - 09:30pm

Prizes will include:
1. A one night stay at the Rosen House Inn
2. A terrarium from Ephemera and $15 gift card to MELT ice cream.
3. A Fairmount Community Garden plot.

Winners will choose their prize package beginning with first place. First place will also automatically receive a $35 gift certificate to CC's Touch of Nature.

If you live in Fairmount here is your chance to have your house be declared the December yard of the month!

Photos will be taken on the night of Dec. 10 beginning at twilight (Between 6:30-7 p.m.) and there will be a Facebook vote to determine the top 3 winners. Those wising to be sure they are considered may email their address and contact information to communications@historicfai> prior to 5 p.m. on Dec. 10.

Updates to come!


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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.