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Best of: Live the Loft Life in These Historic Downtown Dallas Buildings, Part 2

By Leah Shafer / December 31, 2016 / 0 Comments

This is the second installment in a two-part series looking at loft living in historic downtown Dallas buildings, originally published Aug. 5. You can read the first post here.  Dallas has a rich history in downtown, with many beautiful structures from the early 1900s. We’re looking at 11 of those buildings, which have been converted, usually after years […]

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Best of: Live the Loft Life in These Historic Downtown Dallas Buildings, Part 1

By Leah Shafer / December 30, 2016 / 0 Comments

This is the first installment in a two-part series looking at loft living in historic downtown Dallas buildings, originally published July 29. Part two will publish tomorrow. Be sure to check back! The loft life never looked better than in downtown Dallas’ historic buildings. With 11 of them converted for residential living, residents have lots of options, in terms […]

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Live the Loft Life in These Historic Downtown Dallas Buildings, Part Two

By Leah Shafer / August 5, 2016 / 1 Comment

This is the second installment in a two-part series looking at loft living in historic downtown Dallas buildings. You can read the first post here.  Dallas has a rich history in downtown, with many beautiful structures from the early 1900s. We’re looking at 11 of those buildings, which have been converted, usually after years of abandonment, into hip […]

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Live the Loft Life in These Historic Downtown Dallas Buildings, Part One

By Leah Shafer / July 29, 2016 / 5 Comments

This is the first installment in a two-part series looking at loft living in historic downtown Dallas buildings. Part two will publish next week. Be sure to check back! The loft life never looked better than in downtown Dallas’ historic buildings. With 11 of them converted for residential living, residents have lots of options, in terms of amenities […]

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Landmark Development of Downtown Dallas’ 1401 Elm Stumbles As Foreclosure Looms

By Leah Shafer / November 18, 2015 / 2 Comments

Downtown Dallas’ 1401 Elm was once touted as the tallest building west of the Mississippi River, with 52 stories and 1.5 million square feet of office space. This Central Business District skyscraper, formerly the First National Bank, has stood depressingly vacant since 2010. Plywood boards and “keep out” signs mar the once-impressive edifice. Plans were underway for an encompassing $240-million […]

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Top 5 Affordable Downtown Dallas Studio Rentals Sizzle in Super-Hot Market

By Leah Shafer / February 12, 2015 / 22 Comments

Ashley D. Stanley has positioned herself to be the go-to expert locator for downtown Dallas apartment rentals. She’s a real estate broker and owner of Ashley’s Apartments, an apartment locator service specializing in downtown and nearby areas. Stanley lives, works, and plays in downtown, and considers herself one of its biggest fans. “I live at […]

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