Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s Fort Worth

Double Take: This Winton Terrace Home Earns Universal Acclaim

By Seth Fowler / December 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

There is a great scene from a film fave of mine, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, where the Steve Martin character is looking at this mansion on the Rivera and all the amenities and simply says, “Wow. Wow. Wow. This, this — I want this!”  While it’s located in Fort Worth near the Trinity River, not the […]

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Sensational Michael Bennett Modern Masterpiece in Park Hill

By Eric Prokesh / December 13, 2019 / 1 Comment
Michael Bennett

Park Hill, unfortunately is one of the few neighborhoods where 1920’s era houses fall under the wrecking ball, but it would be difficult to regret the teardown that made 2244 Winton Terrace, a modern stunner by architect Michael Bennet of Bennett Benner Partners. The  minimalist composition has the graphic force of a painting by Piet […]

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Stunning Wiley G. Clarkson Tour de Force on Elizabeth Blvd.

By Eric Prokesh / November 1, 2019 / 0 Comments
Elizabeth Boulevard

To write about 1315 Elizabeth Boulevard in Ryan Place is a daunting proposition. There is just so much deserving of comment to give this venerable Fort Worth grande dame her due. On a personal level, its owner hosted a party here to welcome me and other newcomers when I moved to Elizabeth Blvd. six years ago. The […]

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Stories and Memories Abound in Westcliff Midcentury Home

By Seth Fowler / September 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

There’s a reason why the public is fascinated with the “behind the scenes” shows and programs that shed light on stories or memories of people, places and things.  We all want the inside scoop — tidbits of information that bring intrigue and greater interest. Do I have some stories for you in this week’s Tarrant County […]

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Midcentury Modern Marvel in Leafy Meadowbrook Hills

By Eric Prokesh / August 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
Meadowbrook Hills

The listing describes 5909 Monterrey Lane as a hidden gem — a characterization that perfectly epitomizes the relatively unknown Meadowbrook Hills addition in general. Not that Meadowbrook Hills is a new neighborhood. Developed in 1951, it is embellished with large trees and midcentury houses on large lots. Located east of town, the addition lies just […]

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Appealing Beauty on Bent Elm Lane in River Hills Beckons

By Eric Prokesh / July 12, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bent Elm Lane

Another Riverhill stunner that gets it right, this one at 4020 Bent Elm is elegant without being bombastic. Why have we come to expect that from new construction? This lovely brick home, built in 2015 clocks in at a manageable 3,748 square feet. In fact the entry is best described modest and restrained. Still, quality is […]

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