Historic district

Why Do You Love Your Historic Neighborhood?

By Karen Eubank / December 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Why do you love your neighborhood? That’s the question my lovely editor Joanna England asked me recently. It got me to thinking about what draws us to our ‘hoods and what keeps us there. It’s an especially important question when you have chosen to live in a conservation or historic district. So, I thought it […]

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Winsome Windomere Home Offers Modern Amenities in a Historic Neighborhood

By Joanna England / April 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

When I first fell in love with Winnetka Heights, I had those ambitious stars in my eyes about historic homes. You know the feeling, like you could transform a 100-year-old house into the stylish, cozy setting for the rest of your life. Today, I am tired. Really, really tired. I no longer have stars in […]

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Historic Georgian Mansion on Gaston Avenue The Great Gatsby Would Love

By Karen Eubank / September 15, 2016 / 1 Comment

  We’ve found the perfect home for anyone that longs for the era of gracious lawn parties, jazz drifting through the air, and the ever-present champagne glass in hand. Wait, that’s what the CandysDirt.com staff longs for. Wonder if we pool our resources … Seriously though, this Georgian mansion on Gaston Avenue was built in […]

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Friday Five Hundred: Cherish The Historic Details in This Downtown McKinney Prairie-Style Home

By Joanna England / August 7, 2015 / 1 Comment

Historic districts are some of my favorite neighborhoods. When my husband and I first moved in together, it was a Craftsman bungalow in Junius Heights that set the scene for some of our first days and weeks as a married couple. That huge, open front porch was a great place from which to meet our […]

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Original Details and Flawless Updates Make This Hollywood Heights Home a Hot Ticket

By Joanna England / June 12, 2015 / 1 Comment

When Dallas City Center Realtor Britt Lopez sent me a link to her newest Hollywood Heights listing, I knew we had to have it on the blog because it was absolutely love at first sight. Ya’ll already know that I’m not the craziest about Tudors. They’re cute, but a lot of times they fall into […]

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The House on Gaston With The Yellow Door: Historic Home With French-Carribean Style

By Joanna England / May 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

When Vlora Alberga bought the home at 5638 Gaston in 2006, she had been living in Dallas just a year, scouring the city for the right home. When she walked inside this stucco clad 1920s Mediterranean revival, the pigeons that had taken roost descended upon her. To say it was a fixer-upper would be a […]

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