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The Two Faces of East Kessler Park

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Deb R. Brimer Contributing Writer East Kessler Park is a breathtaking mix of storied historic homes and natural beauty. The neighborhood not only contains the largest collection of eclectic architecture within the city of Dallas, its residential patriarch – The Rock Lodge – is among the oldest masonry structures in Dallas County.

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Michael Amonett: To Preserve Neighborhoods, You Have to Participate

By Joanna England / December 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Michael Amonett Guest Columnist An authorized hearing has been set in motion to rezone an area in Oak Cliff at the intersection of Hampton and Clarendon roads.  The area was once a small farming community settled in the 1870s called Jimtown. Clarendon Road was Jimtown Road, and was built along the old Santa Fe […]

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North Oak Cliff Development Update: Several Projects Close to Closing Phase 1

By Amanda Popken / June 1, 2018 / 3 Comments

If it’s been a few months since you last drove through the Davis/Zang intersection near the Bishop Arts District, you likely wouldn’t recognize where you are now. Buildings five stories tall are going up on three of the four corners, and a new CVS stands where El Corazón was. Melba St., on the other side […]

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It’s My Mansion: 3848 Shady Hollow Is Perfect For Vintage Lovers or Renovators

By Jon Anderson / December 19, 2017 / 5 Comments

From the 1940s through the 1960s, developers slung together a small development northwest of the Dallas Executive (Redbird) Airport called Kimball Estates, complete with relaxing street names like Oak Arbor and Shoreline Drives along with Shady Hollow and Drowsy Lanes. The two homes on Telstar Drive were among the last, named after the first satellites […]

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An Honest Conversation on Our Changing Oak Cliff

By Amanda Popken / July 27, 2017 / 5 Comments

This morning’s panel discussion on Oak Cliff: Challenges + Opportunities for the Urban Neighborhood was a strikingly honest — almost uncomfortably honest — conversation, both between the panelists and in the Q&A. The panel brought together two well-established Oak Cliff developers — David Spence of Good Space and Monte Anderson of Options Real Estate — […]

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Something Old, Something New, Lula B’s Has Something For You!

By Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber / May 9, 2017 / 0 Comments

The thrill of the hunt — finding the perfect personality piece for your home is a never-ending journey. The lure of finding something really special, getting it for a bargain price, and having a great story about where it came from is priceless. It makes you want another, and another, and another. Fortunately for all […]

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