January 20, 2022
Luxury hotel in Fort Worth shows replica of Graham’s steel window
The Drover Hotel, a combination of rustic Western atmosphere and luxury accommodations, is a new addition to Fort Worth’s Historic District. Graham’s popular replica steel window was chosen by the developers to complete the facade.
Rich in history and tradition, the Fort Worth Stockyards Historic District is a source of pride for the 13th largest city in the United States. From the late 19th century to the mid-1950s, Fort Worth was a major center for all facets of the cattle trade. Opened for business in 1890, the Stockyards were an organized place where cattle, sheep and pigs were sold and slaughtered. The company experienced a peak in production in the 1940s, processing 5,277,496 head of cattle during World War II. The area was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
In modern times, the famed neighborhood is celebrated for its past and is home to a vibrant selection of restaurants, entertainment and shopping venues that embrace its “Cowtown” heritage.
The Drover is part of a Mule Alley redevelopment project led by Majestic Realty and The Hickman Company. It is part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, a selection of distinctively designed hotels that capture the independent spirit of their places.
In all, Graham supplied 625 windows to fill 347 openings, which came in a variety of shapes and sizes. The majority were filled with Graham’s SR6700 Steel Replica fixed window, a product that simulates the look of traditional steel windows with thin site lines and a beveled design to simulate “putty” glazing.
The windows use both real split panes and applied grids (including grids inside the glass) to simulate split panes.
Project doors included Graham’s GT7700 patio door with sidelight and transom options, and our S0900 sliding glass door. Graham also supplied receiver and sill starter accessories.
Check back with us soon for the next full case study on Graham’s involvement in the Drover Hotel project.
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