Crespi Estate

Crespi Estate Changes Hands, Lands With Local Family

By Bethany Erickson / June 28, 2019 / 3 Comments

If the railroads vital to the Crespi family’s cotton trade had run through Waco and not Dallas, Pio and Florence Crespi might have hired Maurice Fatio to build their estate there, instead of Walnut Hill Lane in Dallas. And nobody would be agog today at the news that the Crespi estate, which has changed hands […]

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Crespi Walnut Place Estate Back On Market After Quick Flip

By Bethany Erickson / July 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
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When the Walnut Place Estate — the former Crespi Estate — sold at auction last year, it went for a record $36.2 million, and to a familiar buyer — Dallas developer Mehrdad Moayedi. Word came this week that Moayedi has finished up some renovations, and has put it back on the market for a cool $38.5 million. The Dallas Business […]

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Mehrdad Moayedi Buys Crespi Estate Walnut Place at Auction for $36.2 Million (Inside Pics!)

By Candy Evans / December 20, 2017 / 1 Comment

Dallas developer Mehrdad Moayedi today purchased Dallas’ biggest and most expensive home, the former Thomas O. Hicks estate on Walnut Hill Lane, that Dallas billionaire Andy Beal bought in January of last year and decided to sell almost as soon as the ink was dry on the contract. The estate was at one point the […]

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Hicks-Crespi-Beal Estate, AKA Walnut Place, Hits Auction Block Dec. 19 & 20 With No Reserve

By Candy Evans / November 21, 2017 / 1 Comment

Note: This article has been updated with information obtained after first publication. Concierge Auctions will be auctioning off a Dallas landmark property, the former Crespi Estate now known as Walnut Place, as it was christened by its previous owner, Tom Hicks. The 1938-era, 29,000 square foot estate was commissioned by Count Pio Crespi, built of […]

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It’s My Mansion: Westbury Park Condo Offers Over 1,000 SqFt for Under $200K

By Leah Shafer / January 19, 2016 / 4 Comments

The real estate world is be buzzing with news about the sale of Walnut Place (aka the Crespi Estate) for somewhere in the ballpark of $100 million this week. But in the It’s My Mansion occasional feature on CandysDirt, we look at newsworthy properties that have fewer zeros on the end of the list price. Take, for example, the newly […]

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Andy Beal Closed on the Hicks Residence This Morning: The Most Expensive Real Estate Transaction in Texas Real Estate History

By Candy Evans / January 15, 2016 / 3 Comments

We’ve been blogging about it for weeks now, and I have to give credit where credit is due: Steve Brown at The Dallas Morning News was first to publish that Andy Beal was interested in buying Walnut Place, the former Crespi Estate on Walnut Hill Lane that was listed by Allie Beth Allman and David […]

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