Historic Preservation

A Perfectly Updated University Park Colonial Revival

By Karen Eubank / May 28, 2020 / 2 Comments

Vision is not something everyone comes by naturally. Fortunately, it’s second nature to Cindy and Charles Falk. When they discovered this 1952 University Park Colonial Revival 18 years ago, they knew exactly what it needed. They also knew it was going to be highly livable. The couple that sold the house had owned it twice. […]

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How Historic Preservation and the Film Industry Could Help Economic Recovery

By Karen Eubank / May 21, 2020 / 2 Comments

When you think of the term historic preservation, unfortunately the city of Dallas is not top of mind. Dallas is generally regarded as the Oz of the Southwest. Tall, shiny new buildings seem to sprout up every time you turn around. However, this gleaming city has continually been sought out for television series, commercials, and […]

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A Historic Storybook Tudor Full of Surprises

By Karen Eubank / May 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

This classic Hollywood Heights historic storybook Tudor offers the best of both worlds. Those of us who value preservation also want to live in a home that has been updated. And now we want even more from our homes. We want them to multi-task for us, and boy does this home do that — and […]

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The Mayor’s House Gets a New Life

By Karen Eubank / May 7, 2020 / 2 Comments

Our series on the Preservation Dallas 2020 Preservation Achievement Awards continues this week with a 1910 American Four-Square home at 635 N. Zang Boulevard in Oak Cliff. It has been dubbed The Mayor’s House, and sometime this summer will open as a restaurant. The name of the home stems from the fact that Dallas Mayor […]

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The Sharrock Niblo Barn is a Preservationists Dream

By Karen Eubank / April 30, 2020 / 3 Comments

Our series on the 2020 Preservation Achievement Awards presented by Preservation Dallas continues this week with the Sharrock Niblo barn. Historic preservation is not just about restoring homes or repurposing office buildings. It’s also about preserving original pioneer structures like the Sharrock Niblo barn. This is one of the most important aspects of preservation because […]

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The Gaston Wins a 2020 Preservation Achievement Award

By Karen Eubank / April 23, 2020 / 3 Comments

Our continuing series on the 2020 Preservation Achievement Awards presented by Preservation Dallas highlights The Gaston today. The story of The Gaston is inspirational because it is a house that has indeed come full circle. The two-story historic home at 4802 Gaston Avenue began life in 1906 as a single-family residence. In 1925 a young […]

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