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Norman Alston: One of Dallas’ Leading Preservationists

By Karen Eubank / June 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Dallas is fortunate to have profoundly dedicated historic preservationists. “Dedication” is the key word. That is what it takes to keep not only history but also the culture and very look of a city intact, alive, and flourishing against tremendous odds. Dallas has always been known for an attitude of bigger is better and new […]

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The Future of Dallas Walkability is Found in The Past

By Jon Anderson / May 28, 2020 / 4 Comments

If Dallas wants to build a walkable urbanscape of connected neighborhoods they can’t look to the future because the answers are in the past. Listening to developers and politicians, I’m struck by how many see walkability as something new and almost futuristic. I guess that happens when your observed memory only includes the automobile era. […]

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The Mayor’s House Gets a New Life

By Karen Eubank / May 7, 2020 / 2 Comments

Our series on the Preservation Dallas 2020 Preservation Achievement Awards continues this week with a 1910 American Four-Square home at 635 N. Zang Boulevard in Oak Cliff. It has been dubbed The Mayor’s House, and sometime this summer will open as a restaurant. The name of the home stems from the fact that Dallas Mayor […]

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Alex Prins Predicts an Epic 2020 For His Business

By Joshua Baethge / January 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
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Don’t tell Alex Prins that 2020 is anything but a great year. With the number of jobs and people moving to Dallas, he’s predicting big things. In fact, he is so confident in the market’s strength, he recently created a short film titled “So Epic” to highlight what he predicts will be a booming market.

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Preserving Our History: The Dallas Historical Society And The Hall of State

By Karen Eubank / December 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Today we’re exploring the Hall of State and the Dallas Historical Society. When I began these historic preservation posts, it was with multiple intentions. I primarily want to educate readers about why historic homes should be preserved. Featuring great homes for sale and explaining how they have been updated, without losing their character, is also […]

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What You Missed At The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce Econ Summit

By Shelby Skrhak / October 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Apartments, recessions, and public safety were among the hot button topics at the 15th annual Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce Economic Summit held this week in Dallas. CC Young Senior Living was the title sponsor and CandysDirt.com was among the media sponsors. East Dallas is home to three of the newest city councilmembers and the Deputy […]

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