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Feeling Blue? Aqua Drive Cottage Will Turn Frowns Upside Down

By Joanna England / June 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

A lot of Dallasites, especially the areas hardest hit by the freak storm last Sunday, have been a bit down in the mouth. The loss of so many majestic trees and the damage to so many homes and neighborhoods is a lot to bear. Need some cheering up? This adorable cottage in East Dallas should […]

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Texas Regional Contemporary in Lake Park Estates Reimagined by Frank Welch Protégé

By Karen Eubank / December 3, 2016 / 1 Comment

What could be better than growing up in a home you love, and years later returning to that family house as the owner? There’s a lot of satisfaction in coming full circle. Gary McDonnell grew up in the close-knit neighborhood of Lake Park Estates in this 1950 ranch at 1015 Erin Drive. In 2001 he and […]

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Soak in the Midcentury Vibe, Fabulous Updates of this Lake Highlands Home

By Leah Shafer / February 18, 2016 / 6 Comments

Ready to be impressed? Our Thursday Three Hundred is an noteworthy property, built in 1955 and retaining fabulous reminiscent charm, enhanced by flawless updates. The Midcentury Modern home at 10116 Woodgrove Dr. in East Dallas’ Lake Highlands Estates is a 3-2 with 1,653 square feet. It’s a beautiful marriage of old and new, from a refinished Terrazzo entry tile to new sliding barn doors […]

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Old Lake Highlands Midcentury Is Fresh With Updates, Sits On Heavily Treed Corner Lot

By Leah Shafer / July 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

Home sales in North Texas broke a record last month, with more than 10,500 sold in June, shattering the previous record by 1,000 houses. East Dallas is faring particularly well, with sales up 10 percent from last year, according to the latest sales figures from the MetroTex Association of Realtors. Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred takes […]

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Friday Four Hundred: Get Retro With Superbly Preserved Eastwood Estates Midcentury

By Joanna England / March 8, 2013 / 0 Comments

When some people buy midcentury modern homes, they tend to keep all the things they love about them — the windows, the stone accents, the woodwork — and ditch everything they don’t — kitchens and bathrooms. But there are those homeowners who instead embrace the details and workmanship in these houses. They preserve pretty much […]

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It’s a Seller’s Market: Lake Park Estates and Alger Park/Ash Creek are Selling Like Hotcakes

By Joanna England / December 18, 2012 / 0 Comments

You remember that adorable three-bedroom at 926 Peavy that Candy loved so much? Well, it sold in a matter of days, just like we said it would. If you feel like you missed out on a great home in a HOT neighborhood, well, homes in the Lake Park Estates area and nearby Ash Creek/Alger Park […]

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