Historic Preservation

A Cherished Stately Tudor in Hollywood Heights

By Karen Eubank / December 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

On a leafy corner lot in Hollywood Heights stands one of the most venerable and stately Tudor homes in the neighborhood. I’ve walked or driven by it weekly for years and I always stop and marvel at the craftsmanship. It’s a perfect example of why we should all cherish historic homes. The magnificent two-story, 2,420-square-foot […]

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Preserving Our History: The Dallas Historical Society And The Hall of State

By Karen Eubank / December 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today we’re exploring the Hall of State and the Dallas Historical Society. When I began these historic preservation posts, it was with multiple intentions. I primarily want to educate readers about why historic homes should be preserved. Featuring great homes for sale and explaining how they have been updated, without losing their character, is also […]

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How Did We Get So Smart About Historic Homes? Go To The Source!

By Karen Eubank / November 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

When it comes to historical information on homes, you may wonder how we do it. Well, we’re smart. But we also do a lot of research. We love it when someone challenges us on historical information. Not because we are infallible, although we generally do get it right. It’s more because, when we get it […]

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A Kessler Park Dilbeck Has The Magic of a Storybook Cottage

By Karen Eubank / November 19, 2019 / 5 Comments

This historic Kessler Park Dilbeck cottage is an over-the-hills-and-through-the-woods storybook home. It’s the sort of house you imagine to have magical properties. Considering the number of artistically inclined owners who’ve made their own kind of magic here, it clearly has been sprinkled with fairy dust. The cottage was a custom build in 1937 by one […]

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Winnetka Heights Historic Craftsman Bungalow is The Picture of Preservation

By Karen Eubank / November 12, 2019 / 3 Comments

This is the most extraordinary historic Craftsman bungalow you will find in Dallas. It’s such an excellent example that it was one of the nominating houses which helped to secure historic district status for Winnetka Heights in 1981. This historic Craftsman bungalow was built for J.P. Evans in 1911. Evans is what we refer to […]

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A Completely Updated Hollywood Heights Stone-Embellished Tudor Cottage

By Karen Eubank / November 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Hollywood Heights draws people that love to remodel, update, improve, and of course, preserve history. This stone-embellished Tudor cottage is a perfect example of that. Here’s a little back story, in case you are reading about Hollywood Heights for the first time. This neighborhood is home to one of the largest collections of 1920s stone-embellished […]

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