Front Porch

Dallas Porchfest Celebrates Art and Music in Peak’s Addition Open Air Porches

By Leah Shafer / October 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

This Saturday, celebrate art and music on the open-air porches in Peak’s Addition neighborhood at Dallas Porchfest. From noon until 8 p.m., neighbors, musicians, and artists will roam from porch to porch in the 4700 block of Swiss Avenue in East Dallas, between Carroll and Fitzhugh avenues. Musicians will play at designated times, while other festivities […]

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Soak in Atmosphere from Wide Front Porch of this Updated Winnetka Heights Craftsman

By Leah Shafer / September 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

For people interested in homes with stories and personality, the Winnetka Heights neighborhood in North Oak Cliff offers hundreds of beautiful examples. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is a Craftsman bungalow at 214 N. Edgefield Ave., near Davis and Polk streets. Built in 1924, it has doubtless seen generations of people sit on its wide front porch, looking out at the arching shade trees […]

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Friday Four Hundred: Munger Heights Home Pairs Historic Charm With New Construction And an Amazing Kitchen

By Joanna England / March 1, 2013 / 0 Comments

I’ve lived in a 1921 Craftsman home in Junius Heights, and while I loved all of the cool details, such as the hardwood trim around the windows, the expansive front porch, and the window seat in the master bedroom that overlooked the garden, I hated how drafty it was and the awful water pressure. Still, […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: In Winnetka Heights, Get More Prairie Home For Your Money

By Joanna England / April 26, 2012 / 0 Comments

When you buy a home in Winnetka Heights, you’re getting so much more than a building on a piece of land. You’re buying into a very active community that looks out for one another, one that takes pride in its landscape.

Trust me: Oak Cliff was my beat in my reporting days. Winnetka Heights has an active neighborhood association which is an asset when you buy a home in a historic district.

And with one look at 402 N. Rosemont Ave., you’ll have your pen and checkbook out.

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Friday Four Hundred: Greenway Crest Has My Seal of Approval, Dallas Real Estate News

By Candy Evans / September 30, 2011 / 0 Comments

This home at 5317 Emerson is just north of Greenway Parks, east of Inwood, and so adorable I want to stuff it in my pocket and take it home. Built in 1949, super updated from the floors to the energy efficient windows in each room: updated kitchen, updated guest bath. (They wisely kept the original pink tile […]

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