Cliff May

Got a Taste for Midcentury Modern? This University Manor Gem Will Totally Satisfy

By Leah Shafer / April 7, 2016 / 2 Comments

If you’ve got a hankering for a taste of Midcentury style, our Thursday Three Hundred promises total satisfaction. Located in the Lake and Garden District’s University Manor neighborhood at 7139 Edgerton Dr., this quintessential 1950’s gem is a 3-2 with 1,502 square feet, built in 1954. It’s a time capsule of atomic era flat planes and glass walls; […]

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Deep in the Heart of East Dallas, Find Your Christmas Wish In This Renovated Home

By Leah Shafer / December 22, 2015 / 3 Comments

Deep in the heart of East Dallas, Casa View Oaks is an up-and-coming neighborhood attracting first-time homebuyers, young professionals, and families with its affordable houses, sense of community, and proximity to White Rock Lake. Development in Casa View Oaks started in 1954 when developer H. Leslie Hill built 200 ranch-style houses ranging in size from 836 square feet […]

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Cliff May Midcentury Modern Needs a Loving, Detail-Oriented Owner to Restore it to its Former Glory

By Joanna England / March 25, 2014 / 16 Comments

I almost wept when I saw this listing today. It’s so sad to see beautiful homes fall by the wayside, and this home was once an incredible one, a Cliff May-designed Midcentury Modern ranch. Today it is a haphazard shell of a house, dirty and dusty, and mostly neglected. But therein lies the opportunity — […]

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Always Wanted a Peek Inside 5310 Wateka? Tour This Greenway Parks Gem Tomorrow

By Joanna England / April 13, 2012 / 0 Comments

Preservation Dallas has done it again. Listen up, all of you Mid-Century Modernophiles: Cliff May’s award-winning 1948 Pace Setter House design is on display tomorrow.

May, who was a bastion of modern design, sketched up this Greenway Parks abode that was custom built and owned by all of one person, which is almost as amazing as the home itself.

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