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Providence Towers

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1987, Morris*Aubry Architects. 5001 Spring Valley Rd.

The construction of I-635 late in the twentieth century along the southern edge of Farmers Branch attracted commercial and corporate development. Extending an extraordinary six hundred feet, the narrow, twelve-story office building dominates the frontage of the Dallas North Tollway. This Postmodern titan has rounded ends, two recessed top floors with paired colonnettes, a hipped roof with a few small dormers, and pink granite cladding. A monumental archway in red granite, crowned with a pediment, penetrates the center of mass.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Providence Towers", [Dallas, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: East, North Central, Panhandle and South Plains, and West, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019, 186-187.

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