Disney Streets

Splurge vs Steal: Disney Streets of Midway Hills

By Leah Shafer / October 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

First developed in the mid 1950s, the Disney Streets in Northwest Dallas are named after Walt Disney characters and places, such as Pinocchio Drive, Cinderella Lane, and Wonderland Trail. It is part of the larger Midway Hills neighborhood, where you can find some fantastic architectural examples of that era, including a home from celebrated architect Cliff […]

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Greed is Greige: Angry Neighbor Puts it in Writing on Northwest Dallas New Build

By Joanna England / September 4, 2018 / 2 Comments

At least one person is less than thrilled about new builds going up in Northwest Dallas‘ Forest Knoll Estates neighborhood, north of Royal Lane near Midway Road. The first clue is the giant word “GREED” scrawled in spray paint on the Snow White-facing side of this Hockaday Drive spec build from ICF Custom Homes. The […]

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If You Want a Midway Hollow Modern — Move Fast

By Karen Eubank / March 18, 2017 / 3 Comments

Our Saturday Seven Hundred, at 3938 Lively Ln., is a Midway Hollow Modern that is a prime example of why young families are not only flocking into this hot neighborhood, they’re staying. If builders aren’t flipping, they’re creating spec homes like this cool contemporary built by Brad Thurman of Thurman Real Estate Partners. Thurman finished […]

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Is This Midcentury Home Impressing Buyers to the Point They’re Afraid to Buy It?

By Leah Shafer / September 28, 2016 / 5 Comments

Earlier this month, we wrote about a spectacular midcentury modern home in Dallas’ Disney Streets. It got unbelievable interest from all of you and was shared thousands of times on social media. We aren’t the only ones taking notice. After our publication of Disney Streets Midcentury Will Have You Singing Sinatra, Polishing Martini Glasses, the story […]

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Disney Streets Midcentury Will Have You Singing Sinatra, Polishing Martini Glasses

By Leah Shafer / September 7, 2016 / 9 Comments

Carlos Cardoza is a man who makes things his own. Take, for example, his 1960 Cadillac convertible. When he bought it 12 years ago, it was boring beige. “I don’t do beige,” said the graphic designer, laughing. “I thought, ‘this is the perfect car that needs to be pink.’” It’s parked in front of another, […]

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Disney Streets Midcentury Modern Has Vintage Details You Adore

By Joanna England / June 24, 2016 / 2 Comments

No, you’re not having deja vu. You have seen this Disney Streets midcentury modern before. Your first introduction may have been in 1954, when this George Halfin-designed, atomic-era house was featured in the 1954 Parade of Homes. After that, it’s been on and off the market several times, featured in D Magazine, CultureMap, and more. And just as […]

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