Turner House presents The Joule Hotel
Craig Melde will discuss how the rehabilitation of a historic bank to a luxury hotel changed the course of downtown Dallas. The presentation will describe the journey from inception through seven years of development and its catalytic effect on redevelopment confidence downtown.
Melde is the founding principal of Architexas specializing in architecture, planning and historic preservation. He worked in the City of Dallas' planning department and has served on the Dallas Landmark Commission, Preservation Dallas and Downtown Dallas, Inc.