Diane Sherman

Peek Inside This 1915 Winnetka Heights Home Perfect for Multigenerational Living

By Shelby Skrhak / November 4, 2020 / 1 Comment

Back in 1926, auctioneer James P. Anderson was tasked with auctioning the entire contents of a five-room apartment at 106 N. Edgefield. “Victrola, dining room furniture, chiffoniers, sanitary couch, rugs, rockers, chairs, ice box, stove, kitchen utensils, dishes, wash bench, tubs, wringer, etc. to be sold to highest bidder.” In the 1920s, the three-, four-, […]

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Winnetka Heights Airplane Bungalow Has Architectural Prestige

By Amy Puchaty / June 26, 2020 / 2 Comments

Preservationists take note! This Winnetka Heights airplane bungalow is an absolute dream! So much so, that we had duke it out: the talented and always in-the-know Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans alerted us to it as this week’s High Caliber Home of the Week, as did I take notice as a rarely exceptional $400,000 […]

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Why Do You Love Your Historic Neighborhood?

By Karen Eubank / December 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Why do you love your neighborhood? That’s the question my lovely editor Joanna England asked me recently. It got me to thinking about what draws us to our ‘hoods and what keeps us there. It’s an especially important question when you have chosen to live in a conservation or historic district. So, I thought it […]

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Don’t Miss The Dec. 7 Winnetka Heights Holiday Home Tour

By Karen Eubank / December 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you love Prairie, Craftsman, and Bungalow homes, you’re in for a treat because the Winnetka Heights Holiday Home Tour is this Saturday, Dec. 7, from noon until 6 p.m. It’s one you won’t want to miss. Winnetka Heights is Oak Cliff’s first historic district and an inspiring example of preserving our architectural heritage. The annual […]

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This Arch Swank-Designed MCM in Keistwood Is Under $400K

By Shelby Skrhak / May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

For this week’s Thursday 300, we’ve got a 1958-built Arch B. Swank-designed midcentury modern gem at 3454 S. Franklin Street in Keistwood that’s listed by Diane Sherman of David Griffin & Company for only $392,000. Now typically, we do the heavy lifting in describing a home’s features and indiscernible qualities, but Diane gave us such a venerable wealth of […]

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Popularized in the 1950s, the Rambling Ranch is Hip Again

By Karen Eubank / April 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

When you think about the residential architectural styles that define America, the rambling Ranch is one that immediately comes to mind. It’s the definitive 1950s home that many of us grew up in, so it’s not surprising a new generation is gravitating towards these traditional homes as they begin their families. In other words, the […]

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