Charles Dilbeck

5 Great Charles Dilbeck Homes to Kick Off Your Monday Right

By Shelby Skrhak / April 20, 2020 / 2 Comments

Charles S. Dilbeck, for you newbies to Dallas, was a prolific and eclectic architect in Dallas from 1935 to 1969. In a 1979 interview with urban planner Alan Mason, he said he was the first architect to develop a true Texas ranch house. While his peers O’Neil Ford and David Williams were besotted with the Hill Country […]

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See How The Lobello House Rose From The Ashes on Saturday

By Karen Eubank / March 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

We are pretty fond of architect Charles Dilbeck here at CandysDirt.com. We’ve written countless stories about his designs and can even tell you how to spot one if you don’t have the documentation! One of the most distinctive homes he designed was for Sam Lobello Jr. and his wife Margaret, in 1962. So distinctive, it […]

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Dilbeck-Designed Lobello House Open For Tours March 7

By April Towery / February 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

A well-known Dallas real estate gem will be open for tours next month, one in four of American mortgage holders don’t know what their rate is, and accessibility for those with physical disabilities goes without much consideration in the local housing market, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Dilbeck-designed Lobello House Open […]

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Dream On: Delightful Dilbeck In Kessler Park Gutted For Remodel

By April Towery / February 4, 2020 / 4 Comments

Tuesday Three Hundred just got real with this French split level gem in Kessler Park. Presumed to be a creation of the late renowned designer Charles Dilbeck, this home is but a shell – which means a lot of love and inspiration can go into its next iteration. The pictures don’t do it justice – […]

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Best of 2019: Give Yourself Permission To Be Extra With Lobello Luxury Lease

By April Towery / December 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

From April: This “extra” Lobello Estates home was one of my favorites this year. Simply stunning with a rich history and all the bells and whistles, I’m disappointed to see it’s no longer on the market. You can bet we’ll be keeping our eyes on it. (Originally published Sept. 28, 2019).  It’s a custom-built home […]

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A Kessler Park Dilbeck Has The Magic of a Storybook Cottage

By Karen Eubank / November 19, 2019 / 5 Comments

This historic Kessler Park Dilbeck cottage is an over-the-hills-and-through-the-woods storybook home. It’s the sort of house you imagine to have magical properties. Considering the number of artistically inclined owners who’ve made their own kind of magic here, it clearly has been sprinkled with fairy dust. The cottage was a custom build in 1937 by one […]

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