Search Results: Swiss Avenue Historic District

Feast Your Eyes on This Charming 1925 Dutch Colonial in The Swiss Avenue Historic District

By Amy Puchaty / June 29, 2018 / 1 Comment

“How cute is this!” I said out loud the minute I came across this new listing in the Swiss Avenue Historic District. Not only is it a charming 1925 Dutch Colonial, its interiors are everything I hoped they would be. Gorgeous hardwood floors? Check. Storybook arched doorways? Check. Quaint kitchen with original shiplap? Check. If you’ve been […]

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Swiss Avenue Historic District is the Crown Jewel of Old East Dallas

By Cherry Kelln / March 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

  It all began when successful real estate developer Robert S. Munger had a unique and forward-thinking vision. He came up with the idea of planning and building an upscale residential community near downtown Dallas. This first deed-restricted neighborhood in Texas included the exclusive and elegant parade of stately, beautifully grand homes along Swiss Avenue.

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Swiss Avenue Historic District Home Showcases the Best of Both Worlds

By Karen Eubank / August 6, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Swiss Avenue Historic District offers an eclectic mix of the finest residential design styles you can find anywhere in Dallas. Large, gorgeous, meticulously maintained homes grace every tree-lined street. It’s not often you discover a newer build in the area that offers all the modern amenities, but also maintains the historic look and feel […]

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The Swiss Avenue Historic District Met Last Night At Aldredge House… Standing Room Only

By Candy Evans / September 16, 2015 / 1 Comment

Guest post by Harryette Ehrhardt, founder & past president of the Swiss Avenue Historic District My husband Jack and I bought our house on Swiss Avenue in 1970, three years before Swiss Avenue was a historic District. We worked on the formation of the District and also the founding of Preservation Dallas. I have represented […]

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Swiss Avenue Historic District ‘Blazed a Trail’ for Future Dallas Preservation Efforts

By Leah Shafer / April 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

In the late 1960s and 1970s, the preservation climate in Dallas was almost nonexistent. Historic buildings were routinely razed on a whim and the city lost quite a few prominent structures, like the Commonwealth National Bank in 1969, the Melba Theater around 1971, the Southland Hotel in 1971, and the Hotel Jefferson in 1975. The Swiss Avenue area, now one […]

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Why Do You Love Your Historic Neighborhood?

By Karen Eubank / December 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Why do you love your neighborhood? That’s the question my lovely editor Joanna England asked me recently. It got me to thinking about what draws us to our ‘hoods and what keeps us there. It’s an especially important question when you have chosen to live in a conservation or historic district. So, I thought it […]

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