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Preservation Dallas Summer Sizzler Series Starts Tonight!

By Karen Eubank / August 18, 2020 / 1 Comment

Preservation Dallas has launched their 2020 Summer Sizzlers season with a wide variety of virtual lectures each week until the end of September. If you think this is just about beautiful old homes, think again. Preservation Dallas pulls out the stops every season with their Summer Sizzler lectures, offering insights into everything from ugly architecture […]

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Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Home Tour Features Aldredge House Speaker Series

By Deb R. Brimer / May 7, 2019 / 1 Comment

During this year’s Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Home Tour, the Aldredge House – the Grand Dame of the Swiss Avenue Historic District – will open its doors at 5500 Swiss Avenue and host a free and open to the public speaker series sponsored by Friends of Aldredge House. Slated for Saturday, May 11, and Sunday, […]

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Demolished in Dallas: Panel Explores the City’s Most Pressing Preservation Issues

By Leah Shafer / May 8, 2017 / 0 Comments
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If you’ve been paying attention, you’ve noticed the destruction of many Dallas historic buildings over the past several years. From the Bud Oglesby-designed home at 10300 Straight Ln. and the Trammell Crow Estate to the razing of an entire block of century-old buildings in downtown Dallas as part of the Joule’s expansion plans, it’s been brutal. And it’s […]

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Preservation Dallas Announces Most Endangered Historic Places in Dallas

By Leah Shafer / September 26, 2016 / 1 Comment

“Historic preservation is the dynamic and deliberate process through which we decide what to keep from the present for the future, and then working to keep it.” —W. Brown Morton Many historic buildings in Dallas face an uncertain future. Today, Preservation Dallas held a press conference to announce their 2016 “Most Endangered Historic Places in Dallas” […]

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Preservation Dallas Presents Workshop on Fixing, Saving Historic Windows

By Leah Shafer / September 16, 2016 / 0 Comments

Do your historic wood windows stick, leak, rattle in the wind, or slam shut on your fingers? Ignore those advertisements for replacement windows and learn how wood windows can be repaired, saving energy and your home’s history. Preservation Dallas is presenting an introductory workshop that will tell you why these architecturally significant historic windows should be […]

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Plano Residents Rally to Save Historic Collinwood House from Demolition

By Leah Shafer / August 3, 2016 / 1 Comment

The Collinwood House is the oldest structure still standing in the city of Plano, and it faces demolition to make way for a structure in a new park. The 1860’s era house sits on city land being developed for a 124-acre park, which will include hike-and-bike trails, a dog park, and parking spaces. Plano officials are […]

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