Architecturally Significant Homes

America’s Spookiest City, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

By Amy Puchaty / October 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

All Hallows’ Eve is just one day away, so it has us thinking of America’s spookiest cities. Near the top of everyone’s list is Gettysburg, Pennsylvania – known for its numerous sightings of the 51,000 soldiers who died in one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. Teeming with ghostly encounters, including those with […]

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On SecondShelters.com: Philip Johnson’s Livable Glass House Available For $7.7M

By Amy Puchaty / October 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Architecture buffs may want to pull out the pocket books for this one. A rare “livable version” of Philip Johnson’s Glass House just hit the market for $7.7 million and includes the 1953-built Alice Ball House, plus a modern design complement by renowned architect Reja Bakh. The iconic beauty sits on 2.2 heavily wooded acres […]

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Cliff May East Dallas Home Leads the Way Among Our Dallas Open Houses

By Leah Shafer / June 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

We do the hard work every week to find the most wonderful open houses every week. Every Thursday, we pick three fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss. One of the houses in our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week this week is a Cliff May-designed beauty.  “[That house] was designed […]

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Dilbeck Midcentury Modern in Bluffview Estates Beautifully Updated by Bodron + Fruit

By Karen Eubank / September 12, 2016 / 1 Comment

We have a real estate trifecta for you today. It has a historic pedigree, excellent location, and flawless updates. This Dilbeck, midcentury modern home has been updated by Bodron + Fruit, one of the best architecture and design firms in the country. It’s located at 4605 Watauga in Bluffview on over an acre of land, and […]

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Iconic Midcentury Modern Mayrath House Faces Tragic Teardown, Priced at Lot Value

By Leah Shafer / February 26, 2016 / 45 Comments

For all of its progress toward becoming a world-class city, Dallas still has a lot to learn about the value of historic architecture. We are tear-down happy. The list of demolished Dallas buildings with significant historic and architectural value would go on for pages. But here are a few recent examples: The 95-year-old red brick traditional […]

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Trammell Crow Estate on Market in Highland Park, Listed for $59.4 Million

By Leah Shafer / November 21, 2014 / 6 Comments

A slice of local history has hit the market, with the Highland Park estate of the late Dallas real estate developer and art collector Trammell Crow and his late wife Margaret now listed with Allie Beth Allman & Associates. Located between Preston Road and Turtle Creek Boulevard, the 10,000-square-foot Tudor-style house has a price tag that reflects […]

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