Dallas preservation

Real Estate Relies on People: What Happens When People Change

By Jon Anderson / September 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Dwellings, offices, factories, warehouses, restaurants, even zoos, are all built for people. Seems an exceedingly obvious statement. Equally obvious is the fact that as society changes, its man-made structures change, too. Ebb and flow and all that. But what I find fascinating is how little we learn. The old saying goes that those who don’t […]

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Mehrdad Moayedi Buying, Reviving Cabana Motor Hotel Where Beatles Stayed: Hotel, Pool, Bars

By Candy Evans / October 6, 2017 / 3 Comments

Mehrdad Moayedi is nearing the end of his three-year, $230 million renovation of the historic Statler Hilton in downtown Dallas. He bought the iconic hotel in 2014 with $46.5 million in TIF financing and has almost completed making it into a totally glam live-work-play-stay destination again. What does Mehrdad need now? Another project! And the […]

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104 Year Old Bianchi House in Peak’s Addition Gets Landmark Commission Approval

By Candy Evans / November 8, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Bianchi house at the corner of Carroll and Reiger in East Dallas is safe, at least for the moment. The 104-year-old Otto Lang & Frank Witchell (Lang & Witchell) “House of the Future” displayed at the Texas Centennial Exposition made it through the Dallas Landmark Hearing Monday afternoon. Whew! Hopefully, the move was step […]

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Preservation Success Story: Modernist Jacotte House for Sale in Lakewood

By Leah Shafer / March 2, 2016 / 1 Comment

Ten years ago, Catherine Horsey fell in love with a house. Having spent seven years at the helm of Preservation Dallas, and recently returned to Dallas to work on the sustainable neighborhood Urban Reserve, Horsey saw an article on the house at 3216 Jacotte Cir. and was immediately smitten. This home is significant in Dallas because […]

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Preservationist is on a Mission to Revive Vintage Style in Stevens Park Village

By Joanna England / August 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

On the other side of Fort Worth Avenue, just off of W. Colorado Blvd. is a quiet enclave of 176 homes called Stevens Park Village. The North Oak Cliff neighborhood, first developed by Annie Stevens between 1939 and 1941, feels homey and quaint, full of Austin stone Prairie-style cottages — even a few Dilbecks! – […]

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‘Grounds For Preservation’ Home Tour This Saturday Features Outstanding Legacies of Architecture

By Joanna England / October 22, 2014 / 0 Comments

  Of course we “ooh” and “ahh” over new homes and the latest design features, but a lot can be said for homes that stand the test of time. Some estates become standard-bearers for architects and designers, evoking a time and place like no other home can. These are exactly the types of properties that […]

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