Dallas Historic District

Don’t Miss the 46th Annual Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Home Tour

By Deb R. Brimer / April 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Annual Swiss Avenue Historic District Home Tour – commonly called the Annual Mother’s Day Home Tour – is the matriarch of all home tours in Dallas, and rightly so. Swiss Avenue Historic District (SAHD) was Dallas’ first historic district, and Swiss Avenue was the city’s earliest grand neighborhood. In addition to its designation as […]

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Munger Place Home Tour Features Classic Craftsman Homes

By Joanna England / September 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

Tomorrow’s wine walk and preview is the first event in the three-day Munger Place Days and Tour of Homes this weekend. In its eighth year, the home tour shows off the historic district’s ample inventory of early 20th century architecture. The homes will be open to ticketholders on Saturday and Sunday, and includes a wonderfully […]

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Soak in Atmosphere from Wide Front Porch of this Updated Winnetka Heights Craftsman

By Leah Shafer / September 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

For people interested in homes with stories and personality, the Winnetka Heights neighborhood in North Oak Cliff offers hundreds of beautiful examples. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is a Craftsman bungalow at 214 N. Edgefield Ave., near Davis and Polk streets. Built in 1924, it has doubtless seen generations of people sit on its wide front porch, looking out at the arching shade trees […]

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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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This Year’s Hollywood Heights Home Tour Celebrates a Successful Renovation for the Faubions

By Joanna England / April 16, 2015 / 2 Comments

Caitlin and Tyler Faubion fell in love with the potential inside their Hollywood Heights Tudor on Patricia. Right when they walked in the front door they could imagine open spaces, a lovely updated kitchen, and a sunroom that brought in the beauty of the outdoors. There are so many wonderful touches in this home that […]

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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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