Fort Worth Friday

Venerable Villa on Fort Worth’s Historic Elizabeth Blvd. is Priced to Sell

By Eric Prokesh / April 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

Since houses on one of Fort Worth’s premiere historic streets infrequently come on the market, it isn’t surprising that 1521 Elizabeth Boulevard, is garnering a lot of agent and buyer interest. “We’ve only officially been on the market since Monday and we’ve already had dozens of showings,” observes Briggs Freeman agent Lisa Logan. Many of […]

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Poised Grande Dame in Placid Park Hill Features Gothic Details With Modern Updates

By Eric Prokesh / April 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

Fort Worth’s Near Southside is replete with venerable old neighborhoods, rich in appeal. Among them is Park Hill, a neighborhood comprised of a handful of shaded bends. Just above the Fort Worth Zoo could almost be described as a enclave. In spite of the array of styles — some stately, some quirky — and a range of scales — […]

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Fifth Fort Worth AIA Tour Boasts Impressive Portfolio

By Eric Prokesh / April 8, 2016 / 2 Comments

An impressive portfolio of remarkable and varied architectural projects in this, the fifth annual Fort Worth AIA Homes Tour, enriches and builds on past successes, furnishing unique insight into the creative design mind. This weekend’s tour features two houses of new construction, as well as three with additions or remodels of existing structures. Two are AIA prize winners, and three were […]

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1980s Details Come Full Circle For This Classy Crestline Traditional

By Eric Prokesh / April 1, 2016 / 1 Comment

How many times have you passed a house and wondered what lies within? This home at 1715 Western Avenue, in the Crestline area of Fort Worth, lying only a stone’s throw from River Crest Country Club, conceals a great deal behind its pleasingly proportioned, discreet façade of comely rose-colored brick. Soaring double-height windows and the front door […]

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Midcentury Modern in Monticello Has Period Charm With Functional Updates

By Eric Prokesh / March 24, 2016 / 1 Comment

This midcentury modern at 3401 Dorothy Lane is that kind of rare property that will find a buyer rather than the other way round. In fact, the next owner will be only the third in the vintage 1952 house’s history. The street front, deceptively simple, belies the wealth of carefully planned, abundant, interior space and decorative detail contained behind the […]

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New Build in Old River Crest Enjoys Amazing Golf Course Views, Wonderful Woodwork

By Eric Prokesh / March 18, 2016 / 1 Comment

With lot values north of $1.5 million, a new build with all of the modern must-haves is something of a rarity in the heart of old River Crest. And driving by, you might not immediately identify 701 Alta Drive as a new build, set as it is within old growth trees, its traditional front politely blending with its […]

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