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Conservation District

Why Do You Love Your Historic Neighborhood?

By Karen Eubank / December 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Why do you love your neighborhood? That’s the question my lovely editor Joanna England asked me recently. It got me to thinking about what draws us to our ‘hoods and what keeps us there. It’s an especially important question when you have chosen to live in a conservation or historic district. So, I thought it […]

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Old East Dallas Has History and Charm

By Cherry Kelln / March 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

Even being a long-time Dallas resident, you might not be familiar with the official lines of Old East Dallas, unless perhaps looking at homes in the area. Looking at the neighborhood’s past is like a fascinating history lesson! Four adjacent, amazing historic neighborhoods are all part of Old East Dallas:  Swiss Avenue Historic District, Peak’s Suburban Addition, Munger […]

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Quality of Life in the North Cliff Conservation District

By Amanda Popken / March 3, 2017 / 0 Comments

Oak Cliff covers about one third of Dallas, with a lot of variety throughout. You’re probably familiar with the small craftsman homes around Bishop Arts, the historic homesteads of Winnetka Heights, and the eclectic estates of the Kessler neighborhoods. A little further west near Hampton and south of Jefferson you’ll find many neighborhoods like the North Cliff Conservation […]

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Greenway Parks Mid-Mod Two Story is a Classic Contemporary Catch

By Karen Eubank / February 25, 2016 / 3 Comments

Greenway Parks is a distinctive Dallas neighborhood, to say the least. It’s included in The National Register of Historic Places, has received The Neighborhood Achievement Award from Preservation Dallas and was chosen as one of Texas’ 25 Best Places by the Texas Society of Architects. That’s some pedigree. It’s also nestled between Bluffview and the […]

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Take Advantage Of This Weekend’s Perfect Temps to Visit These 5 Dallas Open Houses

By Leah Shafer / February 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

Our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column rounds up five fantastic open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time). This week, we’ve picked five properties that range in price from $379K to $1.725 million. You’ll find everything from a stately Munger Place Craftsman with both historic details and modern updates, to a sleek Preston Square Townhome […]

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Monday Morning Millionaire: Lakewood Tudor is a Rare Opportunity to Own a Grand Original

By Karen Eubank / February 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

One of the most beautiful Tudor homes in Lakewood just hit the market Friday. If you’ve ever lusted after one of these gorgeous original houses, this is a rare opportunity to own a grand 1927 beauty that has all the classic elements intact. Nancy Johnson of Dave Perry-Miller & Associates has listed 6907 Lakewood Blvd. […]

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