Fort Worth Historic District

Is the Fairmount Phenomenon Driving up Prices? A Look at South Adams Street

By Eric Prokesh / April 7, 2017 / 4 Comments

We haven’t looked in on historic Fairmount for some time. Only a block or so from my Ryan Place home, the vibe and demographic is oh so different. And the Fairmount phenomenon, as I have dubbed it, continues to intrigue.  Is Fairmount becoming a victim of its somewhat unforeseen success? Solid city investment, the re-blooming of Magnolia Street, […]

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Updated Windsor Place Listing Under Contract Just One Day on The Market

By Eric Prokesh / March 3, 2017 / 0 Comments

It’s rare when a two story on a desirable Berkley Place street comes up for sale, so when I saw a sign in front of  2224 Windsor Place, I felt compelled to write about it. Well, on the market last week under contract this week — priced at $630,000, it sits at a market-moving sweet spot. It doesn’t […]

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Brent Hull’s 2300 Willing is Prime Time Ready

By Eric Prokesh / November 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

Remember this beauty at 2300 Willing Avenue? What a difference a few months make. Brent Hull, owner of an architectural millwork firm and Boston-trained expert in historic restoration, has worked his magic and brought back to life the nearly 100-year-old residence in historic Ryan Place. That effort is now the subject of a popular weekly program […]

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Seasoned Flippers Win Big on Historic Elizabeth Blvd.

By Eric Prokesh / October 21, 2016 / 1 Comment

In the “keeping track of what’s going on in one’s own backyard” file, the recent and rapid sale of 1111 Elizabeth Blvd. has raised some eyebrows. One hundred years old this year, 1111 Elizabeth Blvd. was built for George W. Armstrong, founder and president of Consumers’ Light and Heat Company, which ultimately became Fort Worth Power […]

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Young Rehabbers Rock Near South Side

By Eric Prokesh / September 9, 2016 / 2 Comments

The Near South Side revival is not only being fueled by a hefty half billion dollar commitment of city funds alone, though that isn’t hurting. There is a dynamic energy here that is youthful and passionate. It is evident in the variety of mod and imaginative eateries and bars on once dodgy Magnolia Avenue, and […]

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Terri West Transforms Ryan Place Home Into a Charming Craftsman

By Eric Prokesh / August 5, 2016 / 2 Comments

One of the most encouraging things about covering Fort Worth real estate is observing the lengths to which people will go to preserve and adapt existing housing stock. “What makes a good flip?” I ask designer, micro developer, and house flipper, Terri West. “The worst house on the block!” is the snap retort of the […]

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