Architectural Wonders

Katy Trail Wins Urban Land Institute Award for ‘Best Public Place’

By Joanna England / April 13, 2015 / 1 Comment

It seems, Dallasites, we have a habit of comparing ourselves to other cities in our bid to become “world class.” Whatever that means, amiright? Perhaps it’s time we start acknowledging all of the really cool stuff we have in our backyard, like our now award-winning SWA-designed Katy Trail, which was named “Best Public Place” by […]

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Dallas Architecture Forum Hosts Distinguished Architect Tom Kundig

By Joanna England / March 22, 2015 / 3 Comments

Award-winning. Distinguished. Highest honors. Luminary. These are just a few of the ways people describe residential architect Tom Kundig, FAIA. The owner and principal of Seattle’s Olson Kundig Architects, Kundig is known for his distinct style that uses linear and cubic forms that both enhance and embrace the landscape. Kundig will speak at the Dallas […]

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Preservation Dallas Produces Exhibit on Architectural Styles of Dallas

By Leah Shafer / March 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

For the architecturally curious, things like the difference between Queen Anne and Colonial Revival style houses and the hallmarks of the Tudor Revival style are the stuff of late-night curious Googling. A new exhibit produced by Preservation Dallas aims to clarify such matters using iconic Dallas architecture like the Old Red Museum and the Statler Hilton to […]

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Mark Cuban Tearing Down Homes on His Preston Hollow Property

By Candy Evans / January 5, 2015 / 1 Comment

Yeah, his guys were busy working in the frosty cold over the holidays. Looks like the scraper this time was the tear-down at 5830 Averill Way. 8601 Jordan Way is still standing in all it’s glory. What does Mark Cuban have planned for Preston Center? Don’t touch that dial!

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Trammell Crow Estate on Market in Highland Park, Listed for $59.4 Million

By Leah Shafer / November 21, 2014 / 6 Comments

A slice of local history has hit the market, with the Highland Park estate of the late Dallas real estate developer and art collector Trammell Crow and his late wife Margaret now listed with Allie Beth Allman & Associates. Located between Preston Road and Turtle Creek Boulevard, the 10,000-square-foot Tudor-style house has a price tag that reflects […]

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Lee Mindel, AD 100, Editor of The Architect’s Eye & Architect to Sting & Ralph Lauren In Dallas TONIGHT: Someone Call Maribeth Peters!

By Candy Evans / November 10, 2014 / 1 Comment

What is he doing here? Speaking at the Dallas Architecture Forum. Lee Mindel has been commissioned to work for some of the world’s most notable notables, including Sting (did his London townhouse) and Ralph Lauren — the flagship Manhattan headquarters. The co-founder of Shelton, Mindel & Associates (SMA), the firm focuses on minimalist spaces with precisely […]

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