First Presbyterian Sanctuary Rehabilitation

Restoration of the 1912 First Presbyterian Church of Dallas Sanctuary to its original Greek Revival design and renovation of the chancel and balcony for flexibility of use and better public access. Multiple renovations concealed and modified the original design hiding beautiful craftsmanship and period architectural detailing. No historic finishes and fixtures were altered wherever possible. The project includes repairs and refinishing of plaster walls and moldings, cleaning and restoration of stained glass dome, restoration of 1912 air circulation grille in dome, exposing and replicating original decorative painting and stenciling, refinishing original wood flooring as needed, Additionally the project includes new air handler for better efficiency and performance, installation of new ducting, upgrade of A/V system and theater, replacement and relocation of electrical distribution, refinish marble flooring and stairs.

Architect: Architexas

Size: 10,715 SF

Location: Dallas, Texas

  • Preservation Achievement Award
    Presented by Preservation Dallas

  • In Their Words
    David Chase, AIA LEED AP, Principal

    "[We] would like to recognize [Byrne's] project team for their management and professionalism on guiding us through the construction phase. Their communication and leadership during this complicated process was instrumental in the successful completion of this unique project."