ellis county

DIY Homeowners to Debut ‘New Do’ at Gingerbread Trail Home Tour

By Deb R. Brimer / May 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Sam and Laura Beth Anderson aren’t just one of five homeowners in the 51st Annual Gingerbread Trail Historic Home Tour in Waxahachie. They’re also historic renovation pros and preservation junkies who saved their home from becoming toothpicks and restored it to its original splendor. Though the circa 1920 Bungalow has lived many lives in nearly […]

Read More

Celebrate Historic Architecture at Waxahachie’s Gingerbread Trail Tour of Homes

By Deb R. Brimer / May 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Few North Texas cities have preserved their historical heritage more than Waxahachie. Though history buffs and architectural junkies flock to the city year-round to get an outward glimpse of its treasured structures, the annual Gingerbread Trail Tour gives visitors a chance to step back in time and step into select homes and buildings for an […]

Read More

Dallas Developer Monte Anderson Named First Urban Pioneer by Planning Council

By Leah Shafer / December 11, 2014 / 0 Comments

On Tuesday night, the Greater Dallas Planning Council honored North Texas developer Monte Anderson with its inaugural Urban Pioneer Award at the Urban Design Awards. Anderson is the president of Options Real Estate, a multi-service real estate company that concentrates its work in southern Dallas and Ellis counties, specializing in creating sustainable neighborhoods that invite “gentlefication,” […]

Read More