Visit the Weekend Open Houses for these Three Historic Dallas Homes

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Dallas is a newer city and what we call “historic” is practically a new build in many parts of the world. But nonetheless, we love our historic homes with their character and style. 

For today’s Open Houses of the Week, we’re looking at three Craftsman-style homes from the late 1920. They houses range in price from $446,000 to $795,000. Which ones will you visit? 


TRANSFORMED CRAFTSMAN WITH OVER 3,700 SQUARE FEET, SLEEK VIBEVisit the Weekend Open Houses for these Three Historic Dallas Homes |

Open house: Sunday, Aug. 26, 1-4 p.m.

If you want to see a huge transformation of a 1927 Craftsman home, look no further than 5611 Richmond Ave. in the Caruth Place neighborhood near Ross and Greenville avenues. You’ll find hardwood floors, wood beamed ceilings, a 2017 roof, and system improvements. It has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bath, three living areas, two dining areas, and 3,734 square feet on two stories.

The expansive interior has an open layout flowing from the living areas to the kitchen for easy entertaining. The kitchen is a dream with marble countertops, an island, breakfast bar, white Shaker-style cabinets, farm sink, walk-in pantry, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas cooktop. The first-floor master has an oversized walk-in closet and luxe bath with frameless glass shower, contemporary soaker tub, skylights, and dual sinks on separate vanities. Another bedroom is located on the first floor with two more upstairs, as well as a flex space for an office and game rooms.   

This home was listed July 20 by Jennifer Ackerman with Compass for $795,000


NEWLY RENOVATED OAK CLIFF CRAFTSMAN WITH LONG LIST OF IMPROVEMENTSVisit the Weekend Open Houses for these Three Historic Dallas Homes |

Open house: Saturday, Aug. 25, 12-2 p.m.

Located in the Kings Highway Conservatory District, the 1921 Craftsman at 1401 Kings Hwy. is beautifully, newly renovated. Updates include a new roof, new siding, plumbing, electrical, and foundation. The home has the original hardwood floors, shiplap, kitchen sinks, clawfoot tubs, as well as, several original ceiling light fixtures, with four bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, two living areas, and 2,964 square feet on two stories.

The master suite is downstairs and has a bath with dual sinks and separate shower with frameless glass, we well as two large walk-in closets. Upstairs are three bedrooms with those lovely hardwood floors. There are two porches on the back enclosed with new heat and air conditioning and two porches on the front of the home that are open.

This home was listed July 3 by Alicia Trevino with Century 21 for $649,900.


WINNETKA HEIGHTS ONE-STORY CRAFTSMAN WITH FRESH UPDATESVisit the Weekend Open Houses for these Three Historic Dallas Homes |

Open house: Sunday, Aug. 26, 1-4 p.m.

Experience a tastefully renovated Winnetka Heights Craftsman in Oak Cliff at 113 S. Clinton Ave., near West Jefferson Boulevard and South Polk Street. From a two-car garage to the contemporary kitchen, this home lives like a new build, with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,514 square feet on one story, built in 1927.

The front living room has an original fireplace, now decorative, flanked by built-ins. The kitchen offers sleek, high-gloss white cabinets, black countertops, and large sliding glass doors leading to the back, where you’ll find a pergola-covered deck. The master suite’s new bathroom is functional and beautiful with spa-style fixtures and fittings, a shower with frameless glass, dual sinks, ample built-in storage, and the laundry area. The guest powder bath received an equally sophisticated redo. Other amenities include a new roof, tankless water heater, new plumbing, new electric system, and a sprinkler system.

This home was listed June 22 by Ruben Bravo with Urban Uptown Realty for $446,000.

This open house roundup is a weekly feature at Let us know if you visit these properties and what you think of them. If you have an open house to tell us about, email Leah here.


Leah Shafer

Leah Shafer is a content and social media specialist, as well as a Dallas native, who lives in Richardson with her family. In her sixth-grade yearbook, Leah listed "interior designer" as her future profession. Now she writes about them, as well as all things real estate, for

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