Join the OOCCL and Preservation Dallas to Tour Historic Church Restoration

Posted by    |    August 17th, 2016 at 1:58 pm

alt Tuesday, August 23rd  at 6 p.m.

410 South Windomere, Dallas 75208

Join Preservation Dallas and the Oak Cliff Conservation League at the 1929 Winnetka Congregational Church, now being revitalized as the Historic Church Restoration Project.  Architect T.J. Galbraith’s Gothic design is an alluring facet of the Winnetka Heights Historic District and its transition to a multi-use facility is a fascinating story you do not want to miss!

The Church is an active construction site and guests wearing high heels or open toed shoes will not be admitted.


Lot parking is available 410 South Windomere.


Admission is free for members of Preservation Dallas and OOCCL, $20 for general public. Reservations are required. RSVP at or call 214-821-3290

Public Meeting on Proposed Zoo Deck Park

Posted by    |    August 16th, 2016 at 7:35 pm


Southern Gateway Deck Park meeting set for Aug. 30 at Dallas Zoo


What:             Dallas Park and Recreation invites the public to attend the first of two programming and visioning workshops to be held on the proposed Southern Gateway Deck Park. The proposed park will be adjacent to the Zoo at I-35.


A second public engagement meeting is tentatively scheduled for Sept. 20, in which alternatives for conceptual design will be presented and the community will be able to provide their input.



When:            6 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 30


Where:           Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway, Prime Meridian Café, Flamingo Room

For more information, please contact Willis Winters at 214-670-4074

DART Meeting to Address Streetcar Extension

Posted by    |    July 23rd, 2016 at 3:02 pm

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will host a Community Meeting to help introduce and educate North Oak Cliff residents and visitors about the new Dallas Streetcar southern extension to Bishop Arts. The purpose of the Community Meeting is to brief local residents and businesses on the following topics:

Safety awareness
Construction updates plus other street impacts
D-Link (Route 722) bus service changes
New Bishop Arts Shuttle bus (Route 723) and fare impacts
Grand opening events welcoming the streetcar to Bishop Arts

When: Thursday, July 28, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Methodist Dallas Medical Center at Weiss Auditorium, 1441 N. Beckley Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75203

Who: All residents, businesses, employees, area stakeholders, and Bishop Arts community members are invited to attend.

For more information, please contact DART Community Engagement at 214-749-2543, or visit

New Housing Community Meeting

Posted by    |    July 6th, 2016 at 12:32 pm

New housing is going up near Kimball High School. Find out more and share your thoughts at a community meeting hosted by District 3 Councilmember Casey Thomas. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 12th from 6-7:30pm at the Hampton-Illinois Library, 2951 S. Hampton Road. Please plan to attend, if you can.


The 2016 OOCCL Neighborhood Grants Have Been Awarded!

Posted by    |    June 23rd, 2016 at 9:22 pm

Above, the well choreographed L.O. Daniel representatives accept their award from OOCCL VP of Neighborhoods, Angie Mobley.

The 2016 OOCCL Neighborhood Grants, totaling $19,639.54, have been awarded to the following neighborhoods –

Beckley Club Estates – Neighborhood Signs

Brettonwoods – Sign Toppers, Website Development, Postcard Mailers and Neighborhood T-Shirts

East Kessler – Curb Address Painting

El Tivoli – Insurance for Neighborhood Sign

Kidd Springs – Sign Toppers

L.O. Daniel – Sidewalk Repair, Website Hosting

Steven’s Park Estates – Water Fountain for Annie Stevens Park

Sunset Hill – Sign Toppers, 501c3 Designation, Crime Watch Signs

West Kessler – Fountain

Winnetka – Sidewalk Repair, Spay/Neuter Clinic

Wynnewood Hills – Entry Sign

Wynnewood North – Mural, Printed Materials

Thanks to all who applied for grants and came out to the awards ceremony. 
Special thanks to Angie Mobley and her team for their thoughtful evaluation of applications.

2016 OOCCL Fall Home Tour is Previewing Homes

Posted by    |    June 16th, 2016 at 11:50 am

Each year the Old Oak Cliff Conservation League raises money through the annual Fall Home Tour to fund neighborhood and non-profit organizations’ projects.  The League has awarded $100,000 in grants in the last 5 years.

The 2016 Home Tour Selection Committee is now previewing homes for this year’s Fall Home Tour.  

This year’s tour will be on October 15th and 16th.  If you or someone you know is interested in having their home on this year’s tour contact Phil Leven at

Join Us! We’d Love to Meet You!

Posted by    |    June 6th, 2016 at 11:49 pm

OOCCL Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings are held on the second Monday of every month. They begin promptly at 7 pm. They are generally held at La Calle Doce, located at 415 W. 12th street, in the conference room. Please be aware of the following exceptions –

The June 12th meeting will be held at the Turner House, 401 N. Rosemont

The September 12th meeting will be held at the TeCo (Bishop Arts) Theater, 215 S. Tyler

The December 12th meeting will be our Christmas Party. The location has yet to be determined. Stay Tuned! It’s always a great event.