East Kessler Park

The Two Faces of East Kessler Park

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 13, 2019 / 0 Comments
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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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Methodist Hospital Wants More Wellness Space for Community, Some Neighbors Want Pecan Trees

By Candy Evans / January 23, 2019 / 3 Comments

It’s people’s health and life expectancy versus Pecan trees down in Oak Cliff. This is a real head scratcher for me, given the fact that staying fit is the undisputed key to staying healthy and reducing health care costs in this country. Southern Dallas is already a wellness desert; the area has the highest rates […]

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East Kessler Park Traditional Gets a New Lease on Life

By Karen Eubank / December 6, 2018 / 1 Comment

Our Inwood Home of the Week is an East Kessler Park traditional at 435 Allison Drive, and it has quite a story. Let’s begin with the fact it was built for John Stemmons. Yes, that John Stemmons. When Steve Kettering of Kettering Ideas and his partner (and daughter), Neysa Font, found this East Kessler Park […]

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East Kessler Park Traditional Offers the Best of Both Worlds

By Karen Eubank / August 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

When I came across this charming East Kessler Park traditional home at 1518 Oak Knoll St., I did a double take. It checked every box I could think of for our Inwood National Bank Home of the Week, great location, sizable home, character, updated, a pool, and look at that yard! There are 12 trees over […]

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East Kessler Cutie Offers Designer Interiors And Incredible Backyard

By Joanna England / February 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

There are a lot of neighborhoods in North Texas that have rather euphemistic names, using terms like “hills,” “bluffs,” and “ranch” that are a stretch worthy of an Olympic gymnast. However, Oak Cliff is truly an area filled with both oak trees and rambling cliffs of stone throughout, and some of the most interesting houses […]

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Living With the Art Director: East Kessler Cottage Sold in Five Days

By Candy Evans / October 6, 2016 / 0 Comments

This charming cottage at 439 West Colorado Boulevard in the heart of East Kessler Park lasted on the market only five days and snagged three offers. (I was actually surprised it lasted that long.) When the seller told me he and his “partner in crime” were considering selling, I said, go find a place to […]

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