The Gruen Plan: A Greater Fort Worth Tomorrow was a plan for renovating downtown Fort Worth to alleviate surface traffic congestion. Architect, Victor Gruen fathered and proposed to implement the plan in the City of Fort Worth. Gruen’s development plan incorporated expressways surrounding the downtown area, parking facilities that would give pedestrians no more than a 2 ½ minute walk from their automobiles to the business district and shopping malls.
Provenance of the collection is unknown.
Scope and Description
The Gruen Plan collection consists of one box of materials. Included in the collection are architectural drawings, journal and newspaper articles, reports, photographs, press releases and budget proposals. Comprehensive dates for the collection are 1955 - 1956.
This collection is part of our Digital Archive. Click here to view the digital collection.
- Audiobooks, Music, eBooks & Video
- Online Databases
- Genealogy, Archives & Local History
- Into the Past
- Digital Archives Collection
- Interlibrary Loan
- Get a Library Card
- Download the Library app
- Toll Tags
- Pay a fine
- Friends of the Library
- Fort Worth Public Library Foundation
Follow the Library
Last updated: June 2, 2015