Historic Preservation

A Fort Worth English Tudor With A Wow Factor!

By Karen Eubank / December 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

The fact this classic 1930s Fort Worth English Tudor is on the market is kismet. In December of 2019, I featured one of Fort Worth Interior designer Holly Lydick’s genius projects. When I ran a search for beautiful historic properties on the market, what should pop up? Holly’s very own home!   Holly’s forte is saving […]

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Even a Beautiful Historic Home Often Needs a Transformational Touch!

By Karen Eubank / December 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

Dallas is lucky to have so many beautiful historic homes that have been magnificently maintained and updated over the years. Selling one can be challenging because we all live in our homes in a way that does not usually align with best practices for presentation.  It’s hard because we love our homes, we think the […]

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A Rare Historic River Crest Italian Renaissance Villa

By Karen Eubank / November 19, 2020 / 2 Comments

If you are moving to Fort Worth, this Italian Renaissance villa is the house you want, and River Crest is the neighborhood. Period. End of story. Call the Realtor. Now. When we say this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, it is. River Crest is not a neighborhood people leave willingly. It’s one where you pass your […]

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The Demise of the Dal-Tile House

By Karen Eubank / November 12, 2020 / 10 Comments

When we got the news the iconic Dal-Tile house had been demolished last week, a heavy sigh went up around CandysDirt.com and with resignation, we cranked up “Another One Bites the Dust.” This scenario is becoming all too common these days. It’s an architectural, historical, and cultural tragedy. I reached out to our friend David […]

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Historic Tax Exemption Program on Dallas City Council Agenda This Week

By Joanna England / November 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

When a historic building undergoes renovation, it’s an expensive process that can take years. As a way to preserve Dallas’ historic built environment, the City of Dallas began offering a tax exemption in 1993. The exemption, which is managed by the Office of Historic Preservation, helps owners completing rehabilitation projects to historic properties that are […]

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Preservation Dallas Receives a Prestigious National Award

By Karen Eubank / November 5, 2020 / 1 Comment

Preservation Dallas recently received The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Trustees’ Award of Organizational Excellence. To be recognized on a national level is an enormous accomplishment. The Trustees’ Award for Organizational Excellence recognizes a nonprofit organization, large or small, that has demonstrated sustained and superlative achievement in historic preservation.  It’s a testament to the fact […]

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