George Dahl

Happy New Year: Peeves and Praise for 2019 From Jon Anderson

By Jon Anderson / January 1, 2020 / 1 Comment

Throughout the year I come across things that delight and (more often) annoy me. It’s the time of year to share so you know you’re not alone. Peeve: White Supremacy Pictured above is the “white” section for Valspar paints at Lowe’s snapped a week ago. Really? Does the (first) world need 72 shades of white? […]

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Need Someplace to Crash Near the Arts District? This Turtle Creek Studio Is Perfect

By Shelby Skrhak / December 18, 2019 / 1 Comment

As David Griffin describes it, this studio apartment in the George Dahl-designed Gold Crest makes a perfect “pied-a-terre.” Renovated in a contemporary manner with limestone floors, smooth gallery-like walls, and tall ceilings, this residence’s prime location on Turtle Creek offers excellent views of another starchitect-designed building: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kalita Humphreys Theater. We were surprised to see this High […]

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Want to Buy a Piece of Old Dallas Morning News Building History?

By Shelby Skrhak / October 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Wanna buy the chair of a newspaper reporter ghost of past? Two Dallas auction companies are selling remnants of Dallas Morning News‘ vacated campus at 508 Young Street at an estate auction ending tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. The estate sale companies, Star Auction Resources and World Wide Auction Group Team, call this sale a […]

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Gold Crest Studio is The Perfect Crash Pad For Architecture Lovers

By Joanna England / September 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

The high-rise buildings that line the Turtle Creek corridor typically fall into two groups: Midcentury designs by icons of architecture, and newer buildings that sport a lot of classical details. But one of my favorite buildings on Turtle Creek falls into a group all its own. It’s the George Dahl-designed Gold Crest, which has such […]

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Splurge vs Steal: Two Oak Lawn Condos

By Leah Shafer / June 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Oak Lawn is one of Dallas’ great neighborhoods with awesome location, lots of restaurants, nightlife, a huge variety of real estate, and the Turtle Creek area with its parks and wildlife.  For this week’s Splurge vs Steal, we’re looking at two fabulous Oak Lawn condos. One is in the iconic Gold Crest, designed by George […]

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Literally Raise the Roof in Gold Crest Penthouse Unit 1101

By Jon Anderson / August 11, 2017 / 1 Comment

We all know the Gold Crest on Turtle Creek.  Even though it’s just 11 stories tall, its design overshadows many taller buildings on the boulevard.  It was built in 1964 by George Dahl and it was his home for the last decades of his life. Fresh on the market after over 34 years with the […]

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