Historic Preservation

When is a Dilbeck a Dilbeck?

By Karen Eubank / February 18, 2020 / 7 Comments

Is this a Dilbeck? That is the question. So, I’ve been on quite the treasure hunt these past few days. As you can imagine our feet are held to the fire if a reader believes we have gotten anything wrong. We are not just whistling Dixie around here and swilling champagne, well occasionally we are. […]

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A Sears Modern Home is Loved Back to Life

By Karen Eubank / February 11, 2020 / 6 Comments

This Sears Modern Home is an excellent example of why historic preservation is important, rewarding, and yes — fun.

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Experts Offer Tips on How to Save a Historic Property

By Karen Eubank / February 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

Historic Fort Worth is accepting nominations for 2020’s Most Endangered Places. Director Jerre Tracy has tips on raising awareness for historic properties.

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UPDATE: Frank Lloyd Wright Cottage On Track For Preservation

By Jon Anderson / January 29, 2020 / 1 Comment

Last June, I wrote about a historic 1913 Frank Lloyd Wright cottage in Glencoe, Illinois, that had been recently purchased by owners who couldn’t wait to file for a demolition permit.  The town and the Frank Lloyd Wright world at large were incensed. The town’s historic designation meant little but was able to forestall demolition […]

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Winnetka Heights Airplane Bungalow Was Revived From Desuetude

By Karen Eubank / January 28, 2020 / 1 Comment

Why do we buy a house? It’s not entirely about location and price. It’s because it feels right. This Winnetka Heights Airplane Bungalow felt exactly right to Karen and Barry French. But there were challenges, to be sure.

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Would You Like to Own a Historic Fort Worth School Property?

By Karen Eubank / January 21, 2020 / 7 Comments

The Fort Worth Independent School District (FWISD) is selling 18 properties. Ordinarily, that would not be big news. But. On the list are three historic Fort Worth School properties.

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