Dallas neighborhoods

The Future of Dallas Walkability is Found in The Past

By Jon Anderson / May 28, 2020 / 4 Comments

If Dallas wants to build a walkable urbanscape of connected neighborhoods they can’t look to the future because the answers are in the past. Listening to developers and politicians, I’m struck by how many see walkability as something new and almost futuristic. I guess that happens when your observed memory only includes the automobile era. […]

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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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Stevens Park Village: One of Dallas’ Most Hidden Neighborhoods

By Deb R. Brimer / May 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Stevens Park Village may be nestled off-the-beaten-path between Colorado Boulevard and the edge of North Oak Cliff, but the amazing Dallas skyline is in plain sight from hilltops in the hidden neighborhood. That’s one of the many advantages that villagers enjoy. The location, just a stone’s throw from Interstate 30 and downtown, is another one. […]

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El Tivoli Place: A Hidden North Oak Cliff Treasure

By Deb R. Brimer / April 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

  If you aren’t familiar with the El Tivoli Place neighborhood, you’re not alone. Touted as a hidden North Oak Cliff treasure, the neighborhood epitomizes the saying that “big things come in small packages.” El Tivoli Place is big on beauty, charm, life, and style. Despite its proximity to downtown Dallas, the neighborhood maintains a […]

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The Two Faces of East Kessler Park

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 13, 2019 / 0 Comments
Kessler Park

By Deb R. Brimer Contributing Writer East Kessler Park is a breathtaking mix of storied historic homes and natural beauty. The neighborhood not only contains the largest collection of eclectic architecture within the city of Dallas, its residential patriarch – The Rock Lodge – is among the oldest masonry structures in Dallas County.

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When You’re Wrong, You’re Super Wrong and We’re Here To Tell You How Wrong

By Bethany Erickson / October 31, 2018 / 3 Comments
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So, dear readers, remember that time when I had to tell that writer from the Atlantic decided to talk about the dining options in Dallas suburbs, while only actually spending most of her time in Wichita Falls and the airport that she was super wrong? That hot sports opinion is about to look remarkably measured […]

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