Cherry Kelln

Neighborhood Spotlight: Historically Hip Junius Heights

By Cherry Kelln / June 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

Last, but definitely not least, on our list of Old East Dallas neighborhoods is Junius Heights. The neighborhood is the closest single-family-zoned neighborhood to downtown Dallas.  The area offers an eclectic mix of gorgeous historic architecture, spacious lot sizes, and lovely front porches.  All of the great entertainment districts of Dallas are easily accessible from […]

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Munger Place Has a Tumultuous Past, Bright Future

By Cherry Kelln / June 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

The next area of the Old East Dallas neighborhood to be featured in our Neighborhood Spotlight is the ever-popular Munger Place. Comprised of over 250 households and the largest collection of Prairie-style homes in America, Munger Place has a lot to be proud of — past and present.

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Peak’s Suburban Addition Features Historic Architecture, Urban Feel

By Cherry Kelln / April 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

  Peak’s Suburban Addition in Old East Dallas is nestled conveniently between Deep Ellum and Lakewood. With over 500 homes, the neighborhood features architecture from the Queen Anne Victorian era, as well as Prairie, Craftsman, and modern or contemporary architecture styles. The diversity of homes, along with the diversity of the people, is what makes […]

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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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Dallas Architecture Forum Presents Architect, Civic Leader Steve Dumez

By Cherry Kelln / March 21, 2017 / 0 Comments
Steve Dumez

Award-winning architect, lecturer, mentor, and civic leader Steve Dumez will speak to the Dallas Architecture Forum next week. Dumez is a partner and Director of Design at the New Orleans-based firm Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, named 2014 National Firm of the Year by the American Institute of Architects. This was for a body of work that is deeply committed […]

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Architecture Forum Presents Free Public Panel on Dallas Parks and Public Spaces

By Cherry Kelln / March 18, 2017 / 0 Comments
dallas parks

Due to solid public and private leadership, Dallas Parks have seen amazing growth in the last couple of decades. During this exciting period in modern urban history, parks have gone from being nonexistent in downtown Dallas and in the far reaches of the city edge to becoming major economic engines for the urban fabric throughout. This […]

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