building in Preston Hollow

This is the Spirit of Preston Hollow Right Now

By Candy Evans / October 28, 2019 / 2 Comments

I got around a bit more today with the streets clearing, and of course, like you, cannot believe the devastation. But I had to share this photo, 7715 Some Street wiped out by last week’s twister. Question: why don’t we name tornadoes like we do hurricanes? Names would add another layer of information to the warnings, […]

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Vaughn House in the Honeypot of Old Preston Hollow Hits Market With a Bang

By Candy Evans / July 14, 2017 / 2 Comments

In 1951, when Dallas was still learning to embrace the midcentury modern design movement, oilman Grady Vaughn, Jr. commissioned architect Robert Goodwin of Goodwin & Cavitt to design his waterfront dream home in what we now call the honeypot of Preston Hollow. The home is 9,500 square feet with six bedrooms, seven and a half baths, several […]

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Former Dallas Cowboy Darren Woodson Settles in Preston Hollow’s Inwood Road Estates “Farmhouse”

By Candy Evans / October 30, 2015 / 3 Comments

Darren Woodson recently picked up a stunning new home built by The Hill Group with clean lines and walls of glass dubbed an “architecturally detailed farmhouse”. The home is located on Boca Raton west of Preston, Boca being one of my favorite silly street names: Mouth of the Rat! Silly, but not the worst name. The […]

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Top DFW Builder Confident in Luxury Market, Building Two Multimillion Spec Houses

By Leah Shafer / January 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

Spec homes are a sign of strong builder and bank confidence in a market, as they are created without any specific buyer in mind, just the belief that one will be interested once it is completed. The higher the price tag, the higher the stakes. In our inventory-parched market, homebuilder Les Owens, President of LRO Residential […]

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Welcome to the Neighborhood: Thoughtful Housewarming Gifts from a Cautious, Enabling Preston Hollow Mother Are the Latest Rage

By Candy Evans / December 11, 2012 / 12 Comments

Full disclosure: I bought a carton of cigarettes, Natty Light and Cheerios as a Housewarming Gift! Now it’s the latest rage… As we have been telling you, those boys who love to build and remodel homes are moving into Preston Hollow, my ‘hood. And I could not be more deeeelighted! If Sunday night was any […]

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