Dallas Architectural Wonders

Now You Can Buy a Leaning Tower of Dallas Shirt

By Shelby Skrhak / February 20, 2020 / 1 Comment

On Saturday, 2828 N. Haskell Avenue was an innocuous office building set for implosion, making way for a billion-dollar mixed-use development called The Central. By Sunday, the Leaning Tower of Dallas was a viral sensation. Now, it’s inspired artists. It’s highly-rated and reviewed on Yelp. It’s even got a t-shirt. Where is the Leaning Tower […]

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Curbed Names Dallas City Hall One of Top Ten Most Beautiful City Halls. Hmmmm

By Candy Evans / June 9, 2017 / 6 Comments

It has a different aesthetic than many of the nation’s older, more traditional Flemish Renaissance, Art Deco, Georgian cum French Renaissance city halls: it’s edgy contemporary. Personally, I think the exterior needs a good steam cleaning  — interiors, too! But our I.M. Pei-designed Dallas City Hall, which has been around and talked about since 1978, […]

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Best Of: Disney Streets Midcentury Will Have You Singing Sinatra, Polishing Martini Glasses

By Candy Evans / December 31, 2016 / 1 Comment

This was one of our most popular posts in 2016, and you can clearly see why. From round beds to the turquoise bathroom to the pristine pink Caddie in the driveway, oh yes and the Kip’s Big Boy by the pool, this home was listed for $665,000 and has been reduced now to $630,000. The […]

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Museum Tower Surpasses 60% Sold Mark

By Candy Evans / June 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

Word just in that the ink is dry on yet another contract pushing Museum Tower’s sales up over the 60% point, as I predicted it would soon be back in May, when we did our PartyLine show there. “With homes closed and in escrow, Museum Tower is over 60% sold on both sale-able square foot […]

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What Is That FUGLY Pedestrian Bridge Over Harry Hines at Walnut Hill That Cost US $4.6 Million? (Preston Center Next?)

By Candy Evans / April 28, 2016 / 2 Comments

I read about this Tuesday: why would the city spend $4.6 million to put a hideous pedestrian walkway connecting an empty lot to an auto parts store across the street? Is this what our city geniuses envision for Preston Center? Robert Wilonsky did some heavy digging on the “bridge to nowhere” for the Dallas Morning News, and […]

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Dallas Realtors on the Runway at Allie Coosh: They Had a Blast!

By Candy Evans / October 4, 2015 / 3 Comments

It was high steppin’ time for a Dallas Realtors to hit the runway September 23 at Allie-Coosh, a high end ladies boutique store in the heart of Snider Plaza. Allie-Coosh is owned by the beautiful Paulette Martsolf, who has been in the SAME location, offering customized, designer retail to Dallas women for 23 years! If […]

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