Historic Preservation

An Arts and Crafts Tudor Revival in Greenway Parks

By Karen Eubank / August 6, 2020 / 3 Comments

This Greenway Parks Arts and Crafts Tudor Revival by architects Fooshee and Cheek had my heart at first glance. It also had the hearts of everyone that saw it. “I’ve never had a more popular listing or more showings on a house,” Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s agent Madeline Jobst said. That’s saying a lot when you […]

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Discover The Art Deco Wonderland of Dallas’ Fair Park on July 30

By Karen Eubank / July 29, 2020 / 2 Comments

Preservation Dallas is presenting their first-ever virtual program tomorrow entitled “Art Deco Architecture in Fair Park,” and it’s a can’t-miss event for anyone who loves history, Dallas, and art. This program is important on multiple levels, not the least of which is the program’s virtual aspect. Our recent unexpected and collective fast-forward into video technology […]

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Will the Tenth Street Grant Save the Neighborhood?

By Karen Eubank / July 23, 2020 / 4 Comments

David Preziosi, the Executive Director of Preservation Dallas sent me an email last week about Tenth Street. It filled my heart with hope. “I received some great news this morning! It was announced that Tenth Street has been approved for an African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund Grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. […]

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According to Preservation Dallas, Deep Ellum is in Danger

By Karen Eubank / July 16, 2020 / 1 Comment

Preservation Dallas just released the list of their 2020 Most Endangered Places in Dallas. Guess what is on the list? Our own Deep Ellum. That’s right — we could lose Deep Ellum. If that doesn’t alarm you, I worry about your soul, as well as your sanity. “Gentrification run amok” Drive to Deep Ellum and […]

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Highland Park Historic Spanish Mediterranean

By Karen Eubank / July 9, 2020 / 2 Comments

This historic Spanish Mediterranean home began life in 1933 as a duplex. That’s because the neighborhood was designated for apartments and duplexes when Highland Park was zoned in 1929. Architects Marion Fooshee and James Cheek designed some of the beautiful homes in Dallas, as well as the Highland Park Village shopping center. There is not […]

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A Moss Haven Colonial And a Little Bit of Bull

By Karen Eubank / July 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

Settle in, get comfy, and grab your coffee, because I have quite the story about this historic Moss Haven Colonial. In the 1930s, an iconic Texas oilman and civic leader commissioned another home, designed by Anton Korn, on Armstrong Parkway. It was called pretentious by the Dallas Morning News at the time because it was […]

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