Located in the Fort Worth Stockyards, this adobe-style building was constructed in 1902 as a center for cattle traders. It ... More
Livestock Exchange Building
Located in the Fort Worth Stockyards, this adobe-style building was constructed in 1902 as a center for cattle traders. It was the central location for all activity in the Stockyards and often referred to as "The Wall Street of the West". Today, the building houses professional services and the North Fort Worth Historical Society Museum, which features artifacts from the beginning of the development of the Stockyards.
The Stockyards area is amazing! The Exchange building --with its squeaky old wooden floors --is ripe with history! You MUST visit the North Fort Worth Historical Society!!! The people there are incredibly dear and the memoriabiliia and exhibits are well worth the trip to the Northside! Such a wealth of heritage there!!!
The historic Cowtown Coliseum and the Exchange Building have ghosts of the Old West's glorious past roaming the hallways... This is a great opportunity for families to soak in history without feeling like they're being forcefed it...
And speaking of food --there are all kinds of restaurants within a short walk. We especially enjoyed the arcade in the old cattle pen area. Bring lots of money --there are items there you can't leave home without!!!
This building, designed by James J. Kane in the Gothic Revival style, has been in use since its completion in
1892. It features stunning hand painted stained glass windows, which came over from Munich the year of the church's ...
Along the narrow streets of Stockyards Station you'll find storefronts from the late 1800s, which were renovated for tourism in
the 1970s. Stores are full of western memorabilia including paintings, leather goods, books, glassware and hundreds of other treasures. ...
Fort Worth's Water Gardens is a spectacular man made creation. A crown jewel of Fort Worth, it is often used
as a business, professional, wedding and tourist venue. Architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee were appointed by the Amon ...