Dallas History

A Dallas Legend in a Precarious Bankruptcy: Neiman Marcus

By Eric Prokesh / May 10, 2020 / 10 Comments
Neiman Marcus

I think we all hope, pray, and believe that Neiman Marcus will survive in some shape or form. For me and many others, Neiman Marcus was, or rather is, much more than a store. It had a profound influence in educating and shaping my taste from an early age. And the longer I reflect, the more […]

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Paintings From the Mercantile Building Among Treasures in This Prestonshire Estate Sale

By Shelby Skrhak / January 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Stephen F. Austin, William B. Travis, and Sam Houston all greet you at the door of this Preston Hollow estate sale, taking place this weekend.

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Quin Mathews Muses on Northaven Road, or Rather, What’s Left of It

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / November 8, 2019 / 1 Comment

By Quin Mathews Special Contributor Ever hear of Wandsworth Drive? How did Northaven get that canopy of Live Oaks? Read on… This story is about tornadoes, but also about trees.  It was near ground zero that I first heard of a “cyclone,” as it was called in the Wizard of Oz, a picture book version […]

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SoCo Loft Listing Offers Panoramic Views of Dallas for $239K

By Bethany Erickson / April 30, 2019 / 0 Comments
SoCo

If you’ve been looking for something with some stellar views of Dallas and some pretty sweet amenities, this week’s Tuesday Two Hundred at the SoCo Lofts is probably going to do the trick. Unfamiliar with the lofts at 1122 Jackson Street? We wrote about them several years ago, but a quick primer: Constructed in 1926 […]

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Meet the Other Beverly Hills

By Deb R. Brimer / April 3, 2019 / 1 Comment

You won’t find Rodeo Drive in Dallas’ Beverly Hills, but you will find a storied, deep-rooted neighborhood built by pure grit and generations of human spirit. According to Heritage Oak Cliff, though Beverly Hills is now part of historic Oak Cliff, it began in the mid-19th century as a small dairy farming community on part […]

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Tickets are Selling Out FAST for the Park Cities Historic & Preservation Society Luncheon

By Candy Evans / March 31, 2019 / 0 Comments
Park Cities

Tickets for the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society keynote luncheon are selling out quickly – which reminds me, I have a speech to write! It is a great honor to have been asked by this fantastic group to be the keynote luncheon speaker on April 10, 2019 … one week from Wednesday!

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