Dallas Historic Real Estate

Celebrate Historic Architecture at Waxahachie’s Gingerbread Trail Tour of Homes

By Deb R. Brimer / May 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Few North Texas cities have preserved their historical heritage more than Waxahachie. Though history buffs and architectural junkies flock to the city year-round to get an outward glimpse of its treasured structures, the annual Gingerbread Trail Tour gives visitors a chance to step back in time and step into select homes and buildings for an […]

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Historic Highland Park Gated Estate Offered For The First Time in a Century

By Karen Eubank / November 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

The opportunity to live on almost two acres in the heart of Highland Park seldom comes along because people tend to hang onto these large estates. Once in a great while, a large family property hits the market and some lucky buyer hits the jackpot. For the first time in over a century, the historic […]

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Tired of Teardowns, Preservationists Form Fund to Buy Up Historic Properties at Risk

By Joanna England / January 20, 2016 / 1 Comment

Back in the 1970s, Munger Heights was a seedy neighborhood full of rent-by-the-room boarding houses and dilapidated old homes desperate to be shored up should they catch a stiff breeze. Homeowners and activists saw the area for what it was — full of potential — and created a revolving fund to buy the homes at […]

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Friday Five Hundred: Cherish The Historic Details in This Downtown McKinney Prairie-Style Home

By Joanna England / August 7, 2015 / 1 Comment

Historic districts are some of my favorite neighborhoods. When my husband and I first moved in together, it was a Craftsman bungalow in Junius Heights that set the scene for some of our first days and weeks as a married couple. That huge, open front porch was a great place from which to meet our […]

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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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