Farrington Field – Fort Worth TX

Description

Farrington Field is a large multi-use stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. It was constructed in 1938-1939 by the WPA and designed by Arthur George King and Everett L. Frazier from the architecture firm of Preston M. Geren. Evaline Sellors did the bas relief sculptures of the football player and the track and field athlete.

Source notes

October 30, 1938. Dallas Morning News.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farrington_Field

Project originally submitted by Susan Kline on March 31, 2013.

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Location Info


1501 N. University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Coordinates: 32.74593333752611, -97.36046942062376

3 comments on “Farrington Field – Fort Worth TX

  1. Richard Upton

    The wife of the person (Mr. Farrington) the stadium was named for was my spelling teacher in the 5th grade (1955) at George Clarke Elementary school in Fort Worth, Texas. I remember her as a very nice elderly lady and a very good teacher.

  2. Unbelievable

    Check out pages 110-114 regarding Farrington Field in the book Unbelievable by Stella Brooks

  3. Susan Allen Kline

    Farrington Field (along with the neighboring Public Schools Gymnasium/Billingsley Field House) was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on February 2, 2022.

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