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About Bluebonnet Circle

Daniel and I just moved into Bluebonnet Place, a neighborhood on the north part of Bluebonnet Circle — which is just south of Texas Christian University, where University Drive meets Bluebonnet Circle.

According to the City of Fort Worth website, Bluebonnet Circle, constructed around 1929, was the only enduring result of the emphasis on traffic circles in the Bartholomew & Associates street plan. But it was not developed until after 1950.

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There is a master plan in the works, originally designed by HOK. I encourage you to read this document and dream with me about the potential evolution of Bluebonnet Circle. But more importantly, let’s breathe a little life into this space and gather. Potluck, popup, grassroots, community style. (From fortworthtexas.gov)

About the Bluebonnet Circle Alliance

The Bluebonnet Circle Alliance grew out of my desire to gather and share stories. To meet neighbors and laugh at inside jokes. To invest in community and build deep roots. My hope is simply to create opportunities for our community to meet and gather, while engaging Fort Worth’s most promising artisans, creators, tinkerers, and dreamers. 

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Candy Chang is a deeply introspective artist who combines her love of public art and activism to create projects that help improve our communities and potentially, ourselves. Using low-tech tools like chalk, Post-it notes, and stickers, Chang seeks to empower people to make their cities more user-friendly. Watch this short video below and be inspired — it’s certainly shaped how I view what’s possible.

“OUR PUBLIC SPACES ARE AS PROFOUND AS WE ALLOW THEM TO BE.”  — CANDY CHANG