Famous Architects

5 Great Charles Dilbeck Homes to Kick Off Your Monday Right

By Shelby Skrhak / April 20, 2020 / 2 Comments

Charles S. Dilbeck, for you newbies to Dallas, was a prolific and eclectic architect in Dallas from 1935 to 1969. In a 1979 interview with urban planner Alan Mason, he said he was the first architect to develop a true Texas ranch house. While his peers O’Neil Ford and David Williams were besotted with the Hill Country […]

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The Architect Index: Dallas Homes Designed by Arch Swank

By Shelby Skrhak / April 5, 2020 / 3 Comments

You don’t see homes designed by Dallas midcentury architect Arch Swank come on the market very often because they tend to stay in the family for generations. Swank was a protégé of architect O’Neil Ford, and they partnered from 1937 to 1941. He was a man ahead of his time, concerned with environmental and social […]

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Killer Highland Park O’Neil Ford Available for $7.5, Just Hit MLS

By Candy Evans / November 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

Here is a little teaser to whet your appetite because we plan to get ourselves inside this beauty once the rain ends. That cherry laminate in the kitchen! A most architecturally significant home NOT in MLS, weighing in at 9,000 square feet on just under an acre. Owners commissioned Ford to build their vision in […]

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Charles Osgood to Feature PaigeBrooke, the Charles Dilbeck Home in Westlake That Was Moved, on CBS Sunday Morning News

By Candy Evans / May 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Update 10:59 a.m: Kelly tells me the CBS producers have postponed the story for a week or two, because they didn’t want to cut the piece to fit into a shortened time slot. We will keep you posted! This is a home that has never left my heart, and never will. I have always thought […]

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SMINK Hosts Memoir Signing For Legendary Modern Architect Frank D. Welch

By Joanna England / May 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

  If you’re a lover of modern architecture, you don’t want to miss this event. Tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m., SMINK will host Texas architect Frank D. Welch for a reading and signing of his recently released memoir from TCU Press entitled “On Becoming an Architect.” You’ll recall, one of Welch’s designs was just […]

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Modern Greenway Parks Abode Kicks Off Dallas Architecture Forum Cocktail Series

By Joanna England / May 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

For me, there’s no better way to tour a home than with other architecture aficionados. With cocktail in hand, you can move room-to-room with other like-minded people as you each find points of interest to share. That’s part of what I love about the Dallas Architecture Forum‘s 365 Modern Living Cocktail Receptions. This series covers […]

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