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Lancaster

‘Golden Opportunities Here’ — Lancaster Business Leaders Talk Up City

By Bethany Erickson / August 25, 2019 / 7 Comments

Lancaster Mayor Clyde Hairston is darn near poetic about the city he’s called home for more than three decades, and he’s not shy at all about telling people how great the city is. “Neighbors know each other,” he said at a recent gathering of local business leaders, city leaders, and press. “It’s a special place […]

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Hooray for Hollywood Heights, One of East Dallas’ Cutest Neighborhoods

By Karen Eubank / July 3, 2019 / 3 Comments

When I started looking for a home as a newlywed in 1990, my British husband was traveling for work in Europe. He said, “Dahling, just find something as close to a thatched cottage as possible.” Little did he suspect that in bright, shiny new-build Dallas, I’d do just that. I found a charming little bungalow […]

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Greenland Hills – Where the M Streets Live

By Deb R. Brimer / June 19, 2019 / 1 Comment

Greenland Hills is one historic Dallas neighborhood that seemingly has it all. Besides the popular M Streets and stunning collection of Tudors, it’s alive with an eclectic – and electric – vibe all its own. That feel is perhaps what defines the neighborhood most. The Neighborhood Evolution From the beginning, Greenland Hills danced to its […]

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Munger Place Defined the Exclusive Dallas Neighborhood

By Deb R. Brimer / June 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

There are historic neighborhoods in Dallas. Then there is Munger Place. Wealthy cotton gin manufacturer Robert S. Munger and his brother, Collett, used all the developmental strategies when planning their 300-acre namesake neighborhood Munger Place. They implemented deed restrictions to attract the most elite homebuyers. They offered all the bells and whistles in infrastructure, such […]

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Bishop Arts Neighborhood Took North Oak Cliff Full Circle

By Deb R. Brimer / June 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

What a difference a century makes. Generations of real estate developers have banked on converting North Oak Cliff’s stunning countryside into the most affluent residential area of Dallas. After all, nothing said success more than a sweeping three-story Queen Anne mansion on a hill surrounded by limestone cliffs, natural springs, and lush native greenery. In […]

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The 20-20 Vision Behind All Things Wynnewood in Oak Cliff

By Deb R. Brimer / May 29, 2019 / 1 Comment

  By all accounts, life was a think tank for Angus Gilchrist Wynne, Jr., who surrounded himself with creative, like-minded individuals. Whether he was conceptualizing his iconic development of Six Flags Over Texas or the Wynnewood neighborhoods in Oak Cliff, he was a master at envisioning the marketable future. “He was an [inventive] entrepreneur who […]

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