Dallas Historic Buildings

Monte Anderson Channels Belmont Sale Money Into More South Dallas Development

By Leah Shafer / November 23, 2015 / 7 Comments

Monte Anderson thrives on shaking up standard ways of thinking about development in Dallas. After he sold the historic Belmont Hotel five months ago, a bellwether renovation and restoration project that put his name on the map in 2005, he got right back to work doing what he does best. “I took all the money from the hotel sale, and we […]

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Light Up Your Real Estate Portfolio: Historic North Oak Cliff DP&L Building on Market for $1.6M

By Joanna England / July 29, 2015 / 3 Comments

    By Katrina Whatley Special Contributor Dallas is fortunate to have plethora of housing styles. You want something by a contemporary architect? We have many innovative, world-class examples. Want a charming 1920s Tudor or a Craftsman bungalow? We have several neighborhoods with beautiful offerings — both large and small — from Swiss Avenue to […]

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Historic Designation Protects Dallas Treasures from Demolition

By Leah Shafer / February 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dallas has a rich historic and architectural legacy, shown through buildings like the Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff, DeGolyer House and Gardens in East Dallas, and the Eastside Warehouse District and State Thomas neighborhood in Uptown. But just because a building or neighborhood plays an important part in the story of Dallas doesn’t mean it’s protected […]

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Top 5 Affordable Downtown Dallas Studio Rentals Sizzle in Super-Hot Market

By Leah Shafer / February 12, 2015 / 22 Comments

Ashley D. Stanley has positioned herself to be the go-to expert locator for downtown Dallas apartment rentals. She’s a real estate broker and owner of Ashley’s Apartments, an apartment locator service specializing in downtown and nearby areas. Stanley lives, works, and plays in downtown, and considers herself one of its biggest fans. “I live at […]

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Residential High Rise Rumored with Sale of Cabana Hotel

By Leah Shafer / November 12, 2014 / 3 Comments

A storied property near the Dallas Design District that fell from a swinging night spot and hotel for rock stars in the 1960s to housing for county prisoners and sex offenders in the 1980s and 1990s may be on the rise again. According to this Dallas Morning News story first reported by Robert Wilonsky, the Dallas […]

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Proactive Preservation: The Last House Facing Lee Park Faces The Wrecking Ball With Only Last-Minute Outcry

By Joanna England / October 16, 2014 / 0 Comments

This situation is more akin to the Bill Murray masterpiece Groundhog Day than Dallas would like to admit. We walk along our favorite sidewalks on our regular routes in our neighborhood only to be confronted with a city notice that the structure we’ve come to know somewhat like a best friend is slated for demolition. Even […]

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