Dallas Walking Tours<br />For the Homeless<br />
Some 5,700 homeless in Dallas<br />Source: Dallasnews.com<br />
Housing programs budget cut by two-thirds<br />Source: Texashousers.net<br />
Homeless Housing & Services to be eliminated<br />Source: Texashousers.net<br />
No housing placement<br />No case management<br />Source: Texashousers.net<br />
Private-sector funding needed to fill gap<br />
Walking tours proposed to raise funds<br />
Why walking tours?<br />
Dallas rich with architecture and history <br />Source: Wikipedia, Dallas―Live Large, Think Big<br />
Dallas a popular tourist destination<br />Source: Dallas―Live Large, Think Big<br />
Six million DFW residents* = potential customers<br />*Source: Wikipedia<br />
Existing walking tours to be leveraged <br />
Five tour options to be marketed <br />
Option 1: Dallas Arts District Tour*<br />*Proposed host: Dallas Center for Architecture<br />
Guided tour<br />Buildings by award-winning architects<br />
Option 2: Main Street Walking Tour* <br />*Proposed host: Dallas Center for Architecture<br />
Guided tour<br />Time capsule of architectural styles<br />
Option 3: Wilson Historic District* <br />*Proposed host: Preservation Dallas<br />
Guided tour<br />Queen Anne & Victorian architecture<br />
Option 4: Fair Park* <br />*Proposed host: Friends of Fair Park<br />
Guided tour<br />1930s Art Deco exposition-style architecture<br />
Option 5: AIA Dallas Tour of Homes* <br />*Proposed host: American Institute of Dallas (AIA), Dallas Chapter<br />
Guided tour<br />Cutting-edge design by Texas architects<br />
Guided tours to include:<br />Trained tour guides<br />Refreshments<br />Public toilets<br />
Partnership proposed with host organizations<br />
All partners to:<br />Advertise<br />Staff<br />Provision<br />
Tours to be twice daily, weekends, year-round<br />
Ticket price $35<br />Proceeds to area shelters<br />
Partial list, area shelters:<br />The Bridge<br />Family Gateway<br />Genesis Women’s Shelter<br />
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Dallas walking tours

  1. 1. Dallas Walking Tours<br />For the Homeless<br />
  2. 2. Some 5,700 homeless in Dallas<br />Source: Dallasnews.com<br />
  3. 3. Housing programs budget cut by two-thirds<br />Source: Texashousers.net<br />
  4. 4. Homeless Housing & Services to be eliminated<br />Source: Texashousers.net<br />
  5. 5. No housing placement<br />No case management<br />Source: Texashousers.net<br />
  6. 6. Private-sector funding needed to fill gap<br />
  7. 7. Walking tours proposed to raise funds<br />
  8. 8. Why walking tours?<br />
  9. 9. Dallas rich with architecture and history <br />Source: Wikipedia, Dallas―Live Large, Think Big<br />
  10. 10. Dallas a popular tourist destination<br />Source: Dallas―Live Large, Think Big<br />
  11. 11. Six million DFW residents* = potential customers<br />*Source: Wikipedia<br />
  12. 12. Existing walking tours to be leveraged <br />
  13. 13. Five tour options to be marketed <br />
  14. 14. Option 1: Dallas Arts District Tour*<br />*Proposed host: Dallas Center for Architecture<br />
  15. 15. Guided tour<br />Buildings by award-winning architects<br />
  16. 16. Option 2: Main Street Walking Tour* <br />*Proposed host: Dallas Center for Architecture<br />
  17. 17. Guided tour<br />Time capsule of architectural styles<br />
  18. 18. Option 3: Wilson Historic District* <br />*Proposed host: Preservation Dallas<br />
  19. 19. Guided tour<br />Queen Anne & Victorian architecture<br />
  20. 20. Option 4: Fair Park* <br />*Proposed host: Friends of Fair Park<br />
  21. 21. Guided tour<br />1930s Art Deco exposition-style architecture<br />
  22. 22. Option 5: AIA Dallas Tour of Homes* <br />*Proposed host: American Institute of Dallas (AIA), Dallas Chapter<br />
  23. 23. Guided tour<br />Cutting-edge design by Texas architects<br />
  24. 24. Guided tours to include:<br />Trained tour guides<br />Refreshments<br />Public toilets<br />
  25. 25. Partnership proposed with host organizations<br />
  26. 26. All partners to:<br />Advertise<br />Staff<br />Provision<br />
  27. 27. Tours to be twice daily, weekends, year-round<br />
  28. 28. Ticket price $35<br />Proceeds to area shelters<br />
  29. 29. Partial list, area shelters:<br />The Bridge<br />Family Gateway<br />Genesis Women’s Shelter<br />

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