Dallas Historic Architecture

Bishop Arts Neighborhood Took North Oak Cliff Full Circle

By Deb R. Brimer / June 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

What a difference a century makes. Generations of real estate developers have banked on converting North Oak Cliff’s stunning countryside into the most affluent residential area of Dallas. After all, nothing said success more than a sweeping three-story Queen Anne mansion on a hill surrounded by limestone cliffs, natural springs, and lush native greenery. In […]

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Architectural Tour Features Charles Dilbeck Library Of Quirk In Cochran Heights

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / October 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Donovan Westover Special Contributor When I began working with Dilbeck connoisseurs Willis Winters and Jann Patterson Mackey on house selection for Preservation Dallas’ October 27th Fall Architectural Tour – Charles Dilbeck In Dallas, they stressed the need for us to feature a Cochran Heights home.  The neighborhood recently received a Texas Historical Commission marker […]

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Jaw-Dropping Renovated Craftsman In Junius Heights For $549K

By Amy Puchaty / August 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

Is there anything more charming than a home straight out of time but with all the modern luxuries we love? This gorgeous four-bedroom, three-full-bathroom Craftsman is located in the coveted Junius Heights historic district, with prime placement near the heart of Dallas. For those of you who need a refresher on Junius Heights, the neighborhood was […]

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Small Town Social Like a Local: Corsicana’s Porchfest This Weekend

By Amanda Popken / June 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

Corsicana invites you into their booming downtown and onto the porches of their historic Carriage District this weekend with their Inaugural Porchfest and Crafternoon. You may have heard of the Porchfest craze sweeping the nation — musicians playing on grand porches of neighborhood homes for a family-friendly afternoon of socializing and entertainment.

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Eagle Ford School, Attended by The Infamous Bonnie Parker, is One Step Closer to Landmark Status

By Amanda Popken / February 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

On Monday, preservationists launched the process of designating the Eagle Ford School building as a historic landmark. If you’ve driven down Chalk Hill Road just south of Interstate 30, you may have wondered about the rather small, oddly out-of-place concrete building, brightly colored with lavish details at the entry. Above the front entrance is inscribed […]

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Nominate Outstanding Historic Preservation Projects for 17th Annual Dallas Awards

By Leah Shafer / February 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

When you drive or walk down Swiss Avenue in Dallas, it’s hard to believe that this area full of stately, handsome homes was dilapidated just 40 years ago. Cars were jacked up on properties and screens hung off windows, with the many mansions in total disrepair or abandoned. This was just before the creation of the Swiss […]

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