All About Mansfield

Mansfield In Austin

9 Mar , 2018  

Fifteen Mansfielders flew to Austin, Texas on Thursday evening as the first step in a year-long look at re-imaging downtown Mansfield.

The visit to South by Southwest Interactive (often referred to as SXSW) is being funded by a grant from the Richland County Foundation (Richland Source story here). It’s an intriguing way to start such a process, one which might actually be called disruptive. In our vocabulary, mind you, “disruptive” is a strong compliment. More…

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All Things Business

Downtown Office Building Posted On Craigslist For $975,000

27 Jan , 2018  

On Friday afternoon, a posting was placed on national classified advertisement website craigslist with a significant downtown Mansfield structure on offer.

For sale through Re/Max First Realty, the Walnut Building at the corner of Third and Walnut Street is described as follows: More…

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Downtown, Holidays

Christmas Time In The City Starts Saturday

16 Nov , 2017  

The folks at Downtown Mansfield, Inc. have been busy preparing for the annual Christmas Time In The City, which launches this Saturday with three events. More…

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All About Mansfield

Patriotism Warms The Chill

12 Nov , 2017  

The number of onlookers may have been substantially less than the previous year, fueled by the 28 degree temperature, but the patriotic enthusiasm was the same as the 2017 Veterans Day Parade took place Saturday morning in downtown Mansfield.

As the Parade made its way from Park Avenue West toward Central Park, volunteers handed out small American flags to those watching from sidewalks. More…

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History & Tourism

Landmarks of Mansfield: Walpark Building

25 Oct , 2017  

The Walpark Building at 13 Park Avenue West occupies a unique location in the history of Mansfield.

In 1858, the City of Mansfield – which had become a city from a village just a year earlier – erected a City Hall and market building at the southeast corner of Market (now Park Avenue West) and Walnut Streets. The lot was purchased for $1,500 (an amount which the City actually had to borrow), and the structure cost some $10,000 to construct. More…

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All About Mansfield

Monsterfield Masquerade This Saturday

24 Oct , 2017  

The time has come again for families from across the area to descend on downtown Mansfield for the annual Monsterfield Masquerade.

The event, taking place this Saturday, October 28, brings together a large-scale Trick or Treat with a Halloween Parade that never disappoints. Annually, some 4,000 families visit downtown to participate in the day’s events. More…

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Downtown

Downtown Saturday

21 Aug , 2017  

We were on North Main Street two days ago on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, and took this photo.

All About Mansfield, History & Tourism

Downtown Mansfield Building May Receive Historic Designation

14 Aug , 2017  

At its Tuesday meeting, Mansfield City Council will consider giving “historic listed property” status to the commercial building at 46 Park Avenue West.

Noting that the designation has been recommended by the City’s Planning Commissio More…

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History & Tourism

Landmarks of Mansfield: The Richland Trust Building

11 Jun , 2017  

It was undoubtedly an interesting time for Directors of the new Richland Trust Company when, on November 2, 1929, they opened their monumental eight-story headquarters at the corner of North Main and Park Avenue West. Just the week before, the infamous Black Tuesday had seen the New York Stock Exchange lose 12% of its value in one day.

In Mansfield, however, the same period saw the completion of a nine-month project to give a newly merged bank a glistening new building. More…

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All About Mansfield

First Final Friday Mashup

27 May , 2017  

Stories, photos, and social media posts leading up to and from last night’s first Final Friday concert at The Brickyard in downtown Mansfield. More…

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