Eric Prokesh

Bargain Urban Loft In Historic Listed Building

By Eric Prokesh / January 15, 2021 / 0 Comments
Bargain Loft

If this downtown loft in the historic Texas and Pacific building isn’t under contract within the next two weeks I’ll eat my hat. Yes, I possess several. I wrote up a listing in this unique building two years ago but remain fascinated — my mind excited by the many possibilities this living situation would address. […]

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Best of 2020: Musing on a Dallas Legend in a Precarious Bankruptcy — Neiman Marcus

By Eric Prokesh / January 1, 2021 / 1 Comment

[Editor’s Note: This year has been a decade, right? So many things happened, lots of things were postponed, and houses continued to sell despite it all. While the CandysDirt.com team takes a hot minute this holiday season to recharge the ol’ Energizers, we’re serving up our very favorite stories from 2020. Enjoy!] Eric: If Neiman-Marcus hadn’t successfully […]

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Renfro Foods, a Cowtown Company with Family Heart

By Eric Prokesh / December 18, 2020 / 0 Comments
Renfro Foods

The Renfro Foods story has so many threads that it is challenging to weave them into coherent cloth. My reintroduction to the product line was a result of the COVID-19 shutdown, which marooned my partner’s Guatemalan sister and brother-in-law in our house for seven months. Saturdays became “Shucos Saturday.” Shucos are a relatively recent Guatemalan […]

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The Perfect Tudor is This Berkley Place Beauty With a Forest Park View

By Eric Prokesh / December 4, 2020 / 0 Comments
Forest Park Blvd.

Yes, I can hear you, but before you dismiss this listing for being on a busy Forest Park Blvd., you should take into account the near-half-acre lot on a beautifully landscaped corner location. This Forest Park Blvd. lot has a deep setback and retaining wall at the sidewalk. A run of 14 steps lead to […]

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Find Luxury Urban Loft Living on South Main’s St. Louis Ave.

By Eric Prokesh / November 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
St. Louis Ave.

The South Main project continues to fascinate and the ever-evolving story got the attention of both of CandysDirt.com Fort Worth writers this week. That’s really not surprising because the area is red hot with scores of new businesses — shops restaurants, and residential space reclaimed from warehouses opening or planned for which COVID, one hopes, […]

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Unassuming Midcentury Holds Incredible Feats of Design Within

By Eric Prokesh / November 6, 2020 / 1 Comment
Hildring Drive

Hildring Drive is a long street in Westcliffe within easy walking distance of of Hartwood Park, which snakes into Tanglewood. This neighborhood contains somewhat unassuming ranch-style houses of which this home certainly is, except for its painted brick, fairly representative. This used to be an affordable enclave but, as with so many areas, average home […]

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