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A Reimagined Vaquero Estate By David Stocker and Barry Williams

By Karen Eubank / February 17, 2020 / 1 Comment

Talk about 2020 vision. Put together a smart client, architect David Stocker and designer Barry Williams and the result is this stunning Vaquero Estate.

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This Beautiful Bluffview Villa Brings The Amalfi Coast to Dallas

By Karen Eubank / January 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Think about the perfect escape. For many of us (and for me, especially) it’s always to Italy. This Bluffview villa is what you’d expect to see on the Amalfi Coast, high on a hill in Positano, or in the Tuscan countryside. To have that sort of home in Dallas is a dream. I’m happy to […]

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This Modern Glass House in Fort Worth is a True Phoenix

By Karen Eubank / January 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

I used to think of Fort Worth as the older, wiser, more traditional sister city to glossy, trendy, look-at-me Dallas. Then I saw this modern glass house built into a bluff in the Park Hill neighborhood of Fort Worth. I was never quite the same. I know, both our Fort Worth columnists — the taste-meister […]

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Why Do You Love Your Historic Neighborhood?

By Karen Eubank / December 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Why do you love your neighborhood? That’s the question my lovely editor Joanna England asked me recently. It got me to thinking about what draws us to our ‘hoods and what keeps us there. It’s an especially important question when you have chosen to live in a conservation or historic district. So, I thought it […]

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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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Rare Treat: Architecturally Significant Hal Thomson Tudor Hits The Market

By Karen Eubank / November 25, 2019 / 3 Comments

Why is it that some architecturally and historically significant homes stand the test of time, as if they were ageless vessels of grace? A case study might well be 4209 Bordeaux — primo Highland Park dirt, a Tudor mansion that goes light on the steepness of the pitched gable roofs, got a bit playful (but […]

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