2201 Lipscomb Street was registered as a historic place in 1990 (photos: showcasephotographers.com)
In 1926 a stately Georgian Revival brick home was built for Fred W. Wimberly in the Fairmount neighborhood of Fort Worth. The Wimberly House at 2201 Lipscomb Street consists of 3,890 square feet, five bedrooms, three-and-one-half bathrooms and is currently on the market. The home also has original hardwood floors upstairs-and-downstairs.
912 Magnolia Green Drive 3-story townhome in Near Southside (Photos: Elliot Hicks, Air and Ground Property Photos)
In the mid-2000s, the area of Fort Worth referred to as the Medical District went through a dramatic change. Situated south of Interstate 30, north of the Fairmount neighborhood, bordered by 8th Avenue to Rosedale Avenue, this soon became known as the Near Southside.
At the time there were medical offices, hospitals, and a smattering of other businesses … not many restaurants, nightlife, and certainly not any urban housing options.
If homes could talk, 1512 Thomas Place would have lots to share! (Photos: Trey Freeze Media)
If you like reading about homes with an interesting history, this traditional in Rivercrest at 1512 Thomas Place is the home for you!
As one story goes, the original owners of this beautiful 4,192-square-foot home just blocks from Rivercrest Country Club closed on the home November 23, 1963 … let that date soak in for a few seconds. Just one day prior, on November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was shot in Dallas by Lee Harvey Oswald (allegedly).
Zamco Properties LLC unveiled plans last week to develop The Worth, a 24-story luxury condominium tower in downtown Fort Worth. According to a spokesperson for Zamco Properties, The Worth will offer high-rise living with stunning views of Fort Worth for miles and miles.
Noted Dallas architectural firm GDA Architects is currently creating the schematic of the building. While not yet completed, the desire is to combine classic with contemporary to give the tower a unique look-and-feel. It will join other downtown Fort Worth luxury high-rise buildings such as The Tower Condos and the Omni Residences.
Does this look familiar? Every Spring the elements wreak havoc on satellite dishes
If you have lived in North Texas for any period of time you know what happens to your satellite dish when the weather takes a turn for the worse. It’s neither fun nor pretty.
When the rains come, wind blows, and hail makes its way to North Texas, it’s a guarantee that your Internet will stop working and favorite television show will turn into a fuzzy screen. Nothing can be more infuriating when watching your show or playing your game and the TV and Internet signal are interrupted or lost.
Furthermore, a satellite dish are an eyesore. That is, until now.
1410 Washington Terrace – beautiful home, fantastic location! (photos: Realty Pro Shots)
In this day and age of short attention spans, emojis expressing our inmost thoughts, and novels consisting of 140 character Tweets, I thought I would give a few highlights for Tarrant County Tuesday.
Historic Talbott-Wall home as it sits on 1102 Samuels Avenue. (Photos: AP Real Estate Photography)
Imagine Fort Worth in 1903. From grainy photos I’ve seen, there was a lot of dust, cows, and not much else. There certainly were not any charming homes that would last 114 years and become historic properties, right? Wrong.
The 1900 census of Fort Worth showed 26,668 residents, which was up from 1880 when there were 6,663 people living in Cowtown. The largest building in 1903 was a seven-story building that cost $400,000 to construct. Cowtown in 1903 was a “rail town” — cattle drives and meat packing were the main industry before World War I, World War II, and the oil boom.
The Highland Park town hall features cut stone from Continental Cut Stone (photos: Continental Cut Stone)
Thirty years ago, a young 27-year-old alumnus of Highland Park High School and Vanderbilt University with an engineering management degree found himself in the cut stone business. With the help of family members, Rob Teel, was able to purchase a foreclosed stone mill in Florence, Texas, and turn it into Continental Cut Stone, one of the best and most sought-after stone facilitators in Texas.
So what is cut stone and why should CandysDirt.com readers care? Because we not only tell you about homes, but we want you to learn something new about them.