The significance of any building is what we put into it. A building is just bricks and mortar. But 508 Park Avenue is one of two buildings that has a connection with and is part of the story of two of the most important recording sessions in American history.
— Michael Taft, American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress

In the news from around the world

Downtown Dallas -  Roam over to The Sculpture Wall

Dallas Morning News - Dedication Weekend

D Magazine - Dedication Weekend

WFAA - Dedication Weekend

KERA News - Dedication Weekend

Dallas Morning News - Dedication Weekend

The New York Times - Dedication Weekend

The New York Times - Resurrection of 508

News Magazine - Jazz News (pdf file in French)

Dallas Morning News - video from June 20th Anniversay celebration

D Magazine - marking 75th Anniversary of Landmark Recording

KERA Radio story on 75th Anniversary celebration

City Hall Blog - about the 75th celebration

Dallas Morning News - review from June 20th celebration

Dallas Observer - slide show of the June 20th event

Texas Tribune for the New York Times - June 15th top pick

Dallas Morning News - announcing the event

The Dallas Morning News reports on 1900 Young demolition

The Dallas Morning News reports on City Council presentation

The Dallas Morning News reports on "Demo Day"

The New York Times on the purchase of 508 Park by The Stewpot/First Presbyterian Church and future plans for the building

Robert Wilonsky of The Dallas Observer blogs here on plans for 508

And again on his tour through the building.

Lovely channel 8 story on 508 Park and our vision. 

Press Releases

"Demo Day" April 22 will mark the official beginning of construction for the 508 Park Project.