Collinwood House

Plano’s Collinwood House Moves to Its New Home

By Shelby Skrhak / September 20, 2018 / 1 Comment

Driving a house down Spring Creek Parkway takes patience and a lot more shimmying than you’d think. “Nudge over to the left a foot,” Billy Lemons yells out over the radio. “I don’t want to jump that curb if I don’t have to.” Lemons moves houses for a living. His company, Lemons House Moving of […]

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Plano Collinwood House Could Move Next Month to Future Haggard Development

By Shelby Skrhak / August 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Plano Collinwood House could move as soon as September to its new preservation spot as the new owners make plans for the 19th century home. And while very preliminary, those plans could include mixed-use development along the Dallas North Tollway with retail, high-density housing, and the Collinwood House as its unique centerpiece, Clint Haggard tells […]

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Descendants To Save Plano’s 1861 Collinwood House From Demolition

By Shelby Skrhak / June 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Will the historic 1861 Collinwood house get a happy ending after all? Descendants of the Collinwood house’s original owners, the Haggard family, will save the city’s oldest home from demolition if a recently approved plan by the Plano City Council comes to fruition. The city council on Monday unanimously approved Haggard Enterprises’ bid to move […]

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Plano Can’t Seem to Give Away The Collinwood House

By Shelby Skrhak / June 1, 2018 / 9 Comments
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I’m not speaking in hyperbole when I say they’re practically giving away this 3,200-square-foot home in far west Plano, located at 5400 Windhaven Parkway near the Dallas North Tollway. Admittedly it’s not move-in ready, but the Collinwood House’s motivated seller is throwing in a quarter of a million dollars to make sure this rustic beauty really […]

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UPDATE: Voters Will Decide the Fate of Plano’s Historic Collinwood House

By Leah Shafer / August 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

We recently told you about the precarious situation of the historic Collinwood House. It is the oldest structure still standing in the city of Plano, and it faced demolition to make way for a recreational pavilion in a new park being built by the city. But after a community-based campaign to save this historically significant house, Plano […]

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Plano Residents Rally to Save Historic Collinwood House from Demolition

By Leah Shafer / August 3, 2016 / 1 Comment

The Collinwood House is the oldest structure still standing in the city of Plano, and it faces demolition to make way for a structure in a new park. The 1860’s era house sits on city land being developed for a 124-acre park, which will include hike-and-bike trails, a dog park, and parking spaces. Plano officials are […]

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