Fort Worth Friday

Calling All Urban Pioneers to South Hemphill Heights For a Ripe Opportunity

By Eric Prokesh / November 27, 2020 / 2 Comments
South Hemphill

According to current figures, the median home price in Fort Worth is about $220,000 — but good luck finding anything desirable at that price inside the loop. What is a young first time buyer to do? Live in one of the far-flung exurbs? Wait for a crash in the housing market? That’s how I stepped […]

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Find Luxury Urban Loft Living on South Main’s St. Louis Ave.

By Eric Prokesh / November 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
St. Louis Ave.

The South Main project continues to fascinate and the ever-evolving story got the attention of both of CandysDirt.com Fort Worth writers this week. That’s really not surprising because the area is red hot with scores of new businesses — shops restaurants, and residential space reclaimed from warehouses opening or planned for which COVID, one hopes, […]

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Unassuming Midcentury Holds Incredible Feats of Design Within

By Eric Prokesh / November 6, 2020 / 0 Comments
Hildring Drive

Hildring Drive is a long street in Westcliffe within easy walking distance of of Hartwood Park, which snakes into Tanglewood. This neighborhood contains somewhat unassuming ranch-style houses of which this home certainly is, except for its painted brick, fairly representative. This used to be an affordable enclave but, as with so many areas, average home […]

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Estately Mediterranean on Stadium Drive

By Eric Prokesh / October 23, 2020 / 0 Comments
Stadium Drive

Stadium Drive, only a stone’s throw from Colonial Country Club, is the locus for many a hidden Fort Worth Real estate treasure. This sophisticated Mediterranean villa is a perfect example, embodying so much of what’s great and unique about Fort Worth. Also known as the Walsh Estate, the house was built as a wedding present […]

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Tired of Open-Concept? Classical Perfection Can Be Found in Monticello

By Eric Prokesh / October 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

It’s not as easy as you might think to turn out a weekly Fort Worth Friday column. This week I had to sift through a lot of less-than-wonderful to find wonderful. I believe one example will suffice. See above. Even the most cavernous of open concept schemes can’t prevent the weight of all of that […]

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Captivating Tudor Cottage Shows That Fort Worth’s Berkley Place is a Hot Ticket

By Eric Prokesh / September 25, 2020 / 0 Comments
Tudor Cottage

We’re using Tudor Cottage in the broadest sense of the term because, at nearly five thousand two hundred square feet, this Berkley Place abode at 2211 Windsor Place is well over twice the size of the neighborhood average. Gone are the days when Berkley Place was a below-the-radar enclave where you could find a bargain. […]

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