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1012 N. Main Street Fort Worth-based nonprofit Transform 1012 N. Main Street, created by a coalition of 8 arts and civil rights organizations, plans to take a former KKK headquarter and make it a place of enlightenment TAMMYE NASH | Managing Built in 1924, the three-story structure sitting at 1012 N.

Main St. in Fort Worth was created as the headquarters for Fort Worth’s chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, Klavern No. 101, which boasted a membership of around 6,000.

Today, almost 100 years later, that building created as the home of hatred and bigotry is being reclaimed. Eight local nonprofits have purchased the building and are about to begin the process of turning it into the Fred Rouse Center for Arts and Community Healing through a project called Transform 1012 N.

Main Street. Carlos-Gonzalez-Jaime “We are still in the planning process,” Transform 1012’s recently-hired executive director, Carlos Gonzalez-Jaime, said recently. “We are going to start looking for architects, and we want feedback from the communities involved on the plans and on architects.

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