Architecturally Significant Dallas

This Modern, Minimal Marvel Is Truly Timeless

By Nikki Barringer / August 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

In 1997, Jay Magee purchased the Arch Swank-designed Midcentury Modern at 5433 Ledgestone Drive. It had good bones and a lot of potential. He took that potential and ran. Magee hired architect Paul Jankowski to help him create the minimalist space of his dreams. The two did such an incredible job it’s as if this […]

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Leading Lighting Designer Tully Weiss’ Lakewood Digs Up For Grabs

By Amy Puchaty / August 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Every inch of lighting designers Tully and Kalynn Weiss’ Lakewood digs is a piece of art. From the gracious elevated lot to the European-inspired kitchen to the Zen-like principal suite, this home is a knockout! And the price will have you floored. Take a peek, then immediately dial your Realtor. A Lakewood Home Like You’ve […]

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Native Texan to Helm Renovation of Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Kalita Humphreys Theater

By Heather Hunter / February 25, 2020 / 1 Comment

The Dallas Theater Center announced Diller Scofidio + Renfro will helm the renovation of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Kalita Humphreys Theater and nine-acre master plan.

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Hurry Before This Cliff May California Ranch Blows Off The Market

By Karen Eubank / January 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

We love Cliff May California ranch houses. They are a shining example of everything that is right about Midcentury Modern architecture and how it’s possible to take the same floor plan and still create amazing diversity. When one hits the market, you better get there fast.

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BREAKING: Ambassador Hotel In Flames, Appears To Be Fully Engulfed

By Bethany Erickson / May 28, 2019 / 2 Comments

Although it’s currently unclear just when the blaze began, reports began to appear around 2 a.m. Tuesday that the currently vacant Ambassador Hotel was in flames. Dallas Fire and Rescue arrived to find the second and third floors burning, and by 2:15 a.m., the structure was fully involved. It appears that more than 45 units […]

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Dallas Architecture Forum Welcomes Klyde Warren Park Pavillion Architect Thomas Phifer

By Shelby Skrhak / October 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Thomas Phifer has been called the “master of meticulous modernism,” whose work ranges from the Corning Museum in New York, the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, and the San Francisco corporate headquarters for LinkedIn, to Dallas’ Klyde Warren Park Pavilion and Rachofsky House. The New York City-based architect will be in Dallas to […]

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