Architecturally Significant Dallas Homes

The Dallas Round House Re-Enters the Market

By Candy Evans / August 22, 2018 / 4 Comments

I love this house. 7507 Baxtershire. It takes me back ever so far to my childhood, when I spent my summers frolicking with cousins and bicycling by Bruce Goff’s Round House in Aurora, Illinois, on the west side of that town. Yes, THIS house. My cousins lived nearby in a sprawling ’50s ranch:   I […]

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Go Back to the Future In This Unique University Park Contemporary

By Karen Eubank / April 27, 2018 / 1 Comment

George Jetson would be so jealous. So would George Lucas. When this University Park Contemporary at 4404 Greenbrier crossed our digital desktops, we did double and triple takes. We could not wait to get it posted. There is quite simply nothing like this neo-futuristic home in Dallas. Maybe anywhere. Oh and it’s open on Sunday. […]

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Opinion: Future of Aldredge House Decided at Wednesday’s Dallas City Council Meeting!

By Candy Evans / January 23, 2018 / 7 Comments
endangered places

A public hearing will be held at the City Council meeting on Wednesday, January 24, in the afternoon on the proposed PD and SUP for the Aldredge House, located on Swiss Avenue in the Swiss Avenue Historic District. The PD and SUP are a bit too restrictive, and we are asking for community support to make them more reasonable.

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Preservation Success Story: Modernist Jacotte House for Sale in Lakewood

By Leah Shafer / March 2, 2016 / 1 Comment

Ten years ago, Catherine Horsey fell in love with a house. Having spent seven years at the helm of Preservation Dallas, and recently returned to Dallas to work on the sustainable neighborhood Urban Reserve, Horsey saw an article on the house at 3216 Jacotte Cir. and was immediately smitten. This home is significant in Dallas because […]

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“O” Alert: Back Up to Turtle Creek in University Park for $1.8… Right Across From the Big Boys

By Candy Evans / December 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

I know, I know, you think I’m talking about pitching a tent on a lovely piece of Turtle Creek creekside property on Golf Drive, one of the most desirable pockets of living in UP. No, there is a house, a very nice house, indeed. English Tudor. One of my favorites. And it is more than […]

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CandysDirt.com Staff Meeting — Bricks, Broads and An Architectural History Lesson at 3616 Crescent

By Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber / December 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

As a new member of the CandysDirt.com team and a Lifestylist® who loves history and architecture, I was so excited to be included in this CandysDirt.com staff meeting and to have the opportunity to tour one of Dallas most significant modernist homes at 3616 Crescent. Staff meetings are open to all in the real estate […]

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