Fort Worth Historic Houses

Thistle Hill Remains One of Fort Worth’s Favorite Historic Mansions

By Brandi Addison / February 25, 2020 / 2 Comments

Becoming the City of Fort Worth’s first designated landmark in 1978, Thistle Hill is one of two historic house museums maintained by Historic Fort Worth.

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If Walls Could Talk, The Baldridge House Would Tell Quite a Tale

By Karen Eubank / January 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

When a home has its own Wikipedia entry, you know you are in for something special. Our Monday Morning Millionaire is The Baldridge House, a spectacular 1910 Georgian mansion at 5100 Crestline Road. If only walls could talk. Fortunately, The Baldridge House has a voice of sorts. It has been designated a Texas Historic Landmark […]

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Travis Avenue Craftsman Offers Opportunity in Hemphill Heights

By Eric Prokesh / August 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

I must confess to a certain lackadaisical, late-summer lethargy searching for this week’s Fort Worth Friday. Then I found 2832 Travis Avenue in Hemphill Heights and regained my enthusiasm. We’ve been keeping an eye on Hemphill Heights as one of the up-and-coming in-town neighborhoods for some time. “The Heights” is a neighborhood south of Ryan Place, […]

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Ryan Place Pioneer on Elizabeth Boulevard Retains Historic Charm

By Eric Prokesh / May 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Before I am accused of being lazy, allow me to note that when the first house in the first planned development in Fort Worth — Ryan Place — comes on the market, I can’t not write about it even if it is just down the street from me, on Elizabeth Blvd. When 1112 Elizabeth Blvd. […]

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Greek Revival Bungalow at 2264 Lipscomb Joins Fairmount 500s

By Eric Prokesh / October 6, 2017 / 4 Comments

Not for the first time, a traffic detour routed me past a property for sale so appealing that I postponed my planned post in favor of another listing, this time at 2264 Lipscomb, at the edge of Fairmount. Cute it is, with all of the Fairmount charm in spades, but my jaw dropped at the listing price […]

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Farming Hemphill Heights or Finding the Next Fairmount

By Eric Prokesh / May 12, 2017 / 1 Comment

Over lunch last week, I discussed my recent post on the premium price of housing stock in Fairmount with Karly Johnston — yes, that Karly Johnston, named by Fort Worth Magazine as one of Fort Worth’s most beautiful women, creator of one of the most followed lifestyle/real estate websites in the city, Selling the Fort, and savvy real estate professional. […]

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