Kessler Park

Methodist Hospital Wants More Wellness Space for Community, Some Neighbors Want Pecan Trees

By Candy Evans / January 23, 2019 / 3 Comments

It’s people’s health and life expectancy versus Pecan trees down in Oak Cliff. This is a real head scratcher for me, given the fact that staying fit is the undisputed key to staying healthy and reducing health care costs in this country. Southern Dallas is already a wellness desert; the area has the highest rates […]

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Kessler Park Colonial With Thoughtful Renovations

By Karen Eubank / November 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

This Kessler Park colonial is precisely the sort of home people dream of finding when they decide to move to the rolling hills of Oak Cliff. It embodies all of the original 1935 New England charms but has undergone an extensive remodel, which means no work for you! Featured on the Oak Cliff Home Tour, it’s […]

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Who Bought 1704 West Colorado, the Kessler Park Beauty Set to be “Auctioned” This Past July?

By Candy Evans / October 15, 2015 / 2 Comments

You recall the story of 1704 West Colorado, yes? OK, I will refresh: The Spanish-style mansion at 1704 W. Colorado Blvd. that has been admired far and near in Dallas — named one of the “Most Beautiful Homes in Dallas” by D Magazine and featured on the Dallas Open Days Garden Conservancy Tour, — this Kessler […]

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The Story Behind 1704 West Colorado NOT on the Foreclosure Block: Homeowner Wanted Bank’s Attention

By Candy Evans / July 6, 2015 / 5 Comments

We do not think that 1704 West Colorado, the Oak Cliff home of Ken Row (and at one time, Sergio Remirez), is hitting the auction block tomorrow, or next month, though we know a lot of people looking for quarters under the seat cushions to buy this amazing historical estate. Robert Wilonsky over at The Dallas […]

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The Big Dig Part 2: Designing a Pool Around a Home is Fodder For Feuding, Says Cooper Smith Koch

By Joanna England / December 8, 2014 / 2 Comments

By Cooper Smith Koch Special Contributor This is the second pool we’ve built and, at the halfway point of this one, I still think the hardest part of the process is choosing the right materials. Even though, after 16 years together, Todd and I generally share the same taste and gravitate towards similar design styles, […]

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For Contentious Canterbury Court Steps, Nothing’s Set in Stone

By Joanna England / November 25, 2014 / 0 Comments

Rachel Stone at the Oak Cliff Advocate has an update on an unexpectedly contentious issue that has formed battle lines among Kessler Park residents: The steps between Canterbury Court and Edgefield Avenue. The stone walkway, which was installed by the original developers of Kessler Park, North Texas Trust Co., was part of a system of […]

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