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Museum Tower Architect Scott Johnson Files His Response to DMN Architectural Critic Mark Lamster's Scathing Review: Architects Respond

By Candy Evans / October 2, 2013 / 6 Comments

A few weeks ago, Dallas Morning News architectural critic, Mark Lamster, wrote a pretty scathing review of Museum Tower. No fewer than five people, all in some form of real estate, told me they thought it was “obnoxious”; a few loved it, and of course, if critics were not “obnoxious” they would not be doing their […]

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Friday Four Hundred: Need a Reminder of Why Preservation is Important? Check Out This Beautiful Hollywood Heights Tudor

By Joanna England / August 30, 2013 / 2 Comments

I know that sometimes, preserving historic neighborhoods and architecture can be a big ol’ pain in the butt. Just ask the folks over at Casa Linda Estates who have tried at least twice to pass an NSO (Neighborhood Stabilization Overlay) and failed. Some people say that whittling down property rights in a residential neighborhood makes […]

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Friday Five Hundred: Updated by Russell Buchanan, This Mid-Mod is All Style

By Joanna England / June 14, 2013 / 18 Comments

This house kills me dead! I am already fond of Russell Buchanan‘s work. He’s the award-winning architect behind the Mockingbird Lane box house we reported on last week. If you weren’t bowled right on over by that amazing home, then this one will knock your stinking socks off! Buchanan is known for his modern architecture, […]

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Dallas Architecture Forum Features Architect of Controversial Highland Park Box House on Mockingbird

By Joanna England / June 5, 2013 / 6 Comments

Last night was Dallas Architecture Forum’s “Inside The Box” Modern Living 365 cocktail reception at the Russell Buchanan-designed Mockingbird house. As we previously reported, this structure caused some chafing with nearby residents in Highland Park who weren’t so keen on the house’s angular structure. Well, let me tell you — this home may not blend […]

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With Inventory Tighter Than Ever, Reza Derakhshani's Austin Compound Won't Be on The Market For Long

By Joanna England / May 8, 2013 / 2 Comments

Just like right here in Dallas, Austin is experiencing some serious growing pains.

According to a report from Austin’s KXAN, available inventory in Austin is so low that many more modest homes inside the city limits are going for luxury-level prices. And luxury homes that are priced right are flying off the shelves.

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With Inventory Tighter Than Ever, Reza Derakhshani’s Austin Compound Won’t Be on The Market For Long

By Joanna England / May 8, 2013 / 4 Comments

Just like right here in Dallas, Austin is experiencing some serious growing pains.

According to a report from Austin’s KXAN, available inventory in Austin is so low that many more modest homes inside the city limits are going for luxury-level prices. And luxury homes that are priced right are flying off the shelves.

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