HIghland Park Schools

Update: HPISD Unveils Plans to Build New School in Dallas

By Jon Anderson / February 26, 2016 / 18 Comments

On February 25th the Caruth Hills Homeplace Neighborhood Association held an update meeting on the proposed school to be built on land HPISD acquired from the Northway Christian Church on Northwest Highway across from Sparkman- Hillcrest (talk about the circle of life). The new school is the result of a $361.4 million bond proposal passed […]

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Dallas City Council Candidate Adam McGough Faces Residency Questions

By Bethany Erickson / February 19, 2015 / 1 Comment

Did Dallas City Council candidate Adam McGough buy a condo in Highland Park just for the chance to send his kids to Highland Park ISD? McGough, a former chief of staff for Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and current candidate for District 10 city council seat, says yes, but it’s not like that. Highland Park ISD officials, however, […]

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Lease of the Week: Get Low Maintenance, Great Location With This University Park Condo

By Joanna England / April 16, 2014 / 0 Comments

If you’re looking for high-end residential leasing in the Park Cities, just go ahead and dial up the Dave Perry-Miller offices, because it seems like they have curbed the market! Seriously, just about every single lease I’ve found in Highland Park and University Park is listed with a Dave Perry-Miller associate.

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Shut Down by Icemaggedon, ABPA Homes For The Holidays Home Tour Still Raises $78K For HPISD Schools

By Joanna England / February 4, 2014 / 0 Comments

We were so bummed when the Armstrong-Bradfield Preschool Association’s annual Homes for the Holidays Home Tour was shut down due to the ridiculous weather from Icemaggedon on Dec. 6. It was the first time in the tour’s 15-year history that it was canceled. There were some AMAZING homes slated for the 2013 tour, including D’Andra Simmons’ […]

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If Lakewood Schools Splinter From DISD, How Will That Affect Property Values?

By Joanna England / November 1, 2013 / 18 Comments

Thanks to a Facebook page started by former State Rep. Allen Vaught, meetings with Dallas ISD trustee Mike Morath, and a growing groundswell of support, talk is picking up about Woodrow Wilson High School and it’s feeder campuses splintering from Dallas ISD to form their own school district. It’s an interesting idea, one that would either […]

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Inwood Mortgage Home of the Week: "Million Dollar Shoppers" Star Tayler Carson Sandvick is Selling Her Super Stylish Highland Park Traditional

By Joanna England / September 25, 2013 / 2 Comments

We couldn’t be happier for Tayler Carson Sandvick, a Dallas stylist to the truly creme de la creme, as she is set to star in Million Dollar Shoppers, a new Lifetime Network show. According to Theresa Gubbins with CultureMap and the inimitable society blogger Cynthia Smoot, Sandvick, who is a sought-after personal shopper in Dallas with a background in couture, will partner with the quirky Gregg Asher for the show. I’m definitely DVRing the premiere episode on Oct. 10, right after Project Runway!

Sandvick, who has even been approached by a fan while filling up her car at a gas station, is just overwhelmed by the support she’s received from the show so far. “Honestly, it’s amazing,” she said.

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