Cliff May

Best of: Cliff May-designed Midcentury Modern in Casa View Priced Just Over $200K

By Leah Shafer / December 27, 2016 / 0 Comments

It’s the time of year when we look back on our accomplishments and discoveries for 2016. This Tuesday Two Hundred, published Sept. 13, was a favorite of both readers and the author! Enjoy this flashback.    Cliff May was an midcentury architect known as the father of the California ranch home. These houses were created for […]

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Three Cheers for a Refreshed Ranch on Yosemite, With Mucho Surprises in the Back

By Karen Eubank / November 26, 2016 / 1 Comment

Nothing warms our hearts more than a Ranch-style home, especially a refreshed ranch. This all-American house style was popularized in the 1950’s, notably by architect Cliff May, and quickly became the iconic suburban home. The simple informal design captured the imaginations and suited the lifestyles of the post-war generation. What goes around, comes around and […]

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Search For a Cliff May Midcentury Modern Turns into a Home Tour For Casa View

By Joanna England / September 20, 2016 / 2 Comments

Scotty and Carrie Reese craved a Cliff May home, and they knew that Casa View claimed at least 39 of the midcentury modern architect’s California cool designs. Mindy Niehaus, their Realtor, wasn’t as familiar, but she was willing learn for the Reeses, a pair of creatives who had their hearts set on owning a Cliff May of […]

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Fall Home Tour Season: Here Are Six Tours You Don’t Want to Miss

By Joanna England / September 20, 2016 / 3 Comments

You may be thrilled about pumpkin-flavored everything to hit the shelves, but us here at CandysDirt.com are over the moon about the return of fall home tour season. Yes, we’ll still hit up a Starbucks for our annual pumpkin spice latte, but nothing quite says “autumn is here!” to us like traipsing through other people’s […]

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Cliff May-designed Midcentury Modern Home in Casa View Is Priced Just Over $200K

By Leah Shafer / September 13, 2016 / 5 Comments

Cliff May was an midcentury architect known as the father of the California ranch home. These houses were created for the sunny and warm days and nights, with large expanses of glass to minimize the lines between indoors and outdoors. Most rooms in a May-designed home have a wonderful connection between these spaces. We are lucky in […]

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Casa View Hosts Cliff May Home Tour on Oct. 15

By Joanna England / August 8, 2016 / 3 Comments

In the East Dallas neighborhood of Casa View Oaks, homes on the blocks surrounding Andrea Drive are selling like hotcakes. With their low-slung gabled roofs, walls of glass, and clerestory windows, these homes hit the highlight reel of everything everyone nowadays loves about midcentury modern design.  In this transitioning neighborhood with tree-lined streets and upwardly […]

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