Mark Lamster, architecture critic at
Mark Lamster, architecture critic at the Dallas Morning News, will lead a discussion with some of the city’s leading urbanists: Patrick Blaydes (Better Block), Lisa Neergaard (BC Workshop), Raul Reyes (activist West Dallas) and Patrick Kennedy (Walkable DFW).
Mark Lamster is the architectural critic of the Dallas Morning News, a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and a professor in the architecture school at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the author of several books, and is currently at work on a biography of the late architect Philip Johnson. He has been recognized by the Associated Press and the Society for Features Journalism for his writing, celebrated for his ‘beautiful mind’ by D Magazine, which has named him the best critic in Dallas for three consecutive years, and lauded for his “sharp analytical eye” by the alt weekly Dallas Observer. He was the recipient of the David Dunnigan Media Award from the Greater Dallas Planning Council in 2014 and the Robert Decherd Award for Civic Journalism, the paper’s highest honor, from the Dallas Morning News, in 2015.
Gentrified Dallas: A month-long investigation into the story the city is telling is curated by Mark Lamster in collaboration with University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs.
(Thursday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Wild Detectives
314 W 8th St, Oak Cliff, Dallas