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New renewal efforts on Texas Avenue

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA)- The Texas Avenue Community Association is hoping to restore an area they say is vital to the region's history.

April Dahm is president of TACA. She says she fell in love with Texas Avenue when she first drove down it. After finding out it's history, she decided something had to be done to give it new life.

"I was floored every time I would meet with 100 people with how many people want to see Texas avenue come back to life."

The corridor was once Shreveport's musical hot spot. Chris Brown researched the history of musicians on Texas Ave. He found a few songs specifically about the street.

"It's history that is slipping away and I think people need to take another look," said Brown.

The first meeting of TACA will be on September 16th. For more information, click on the attached link.


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