Historic home for sale

Historic Highland Park Home Reinvented by Moderne Construction Group

By Karen Eubank / September 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

  There’s nothing we appreciate more at CandysDirt.com than folks who understand the importance of history and preservation, and this is a historic home in Highland Park that is a total love story. There are far too many homes that fall under an unnecessary wrecking ball in our area. We are especially heartened when we […]

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Preservation Success Story: Modernist Jacotte House for Sale in Lakewood

By Leah Shafer / March 2, 2016 / 1 Comment

Ten years ago, Catherine Horsey fell in love with a house. Having spent seven years at the helm of Preservation Dallas, and recently returned to Dallas to work on the sustainable neighborhood Urban Reserve, Horsey saw an article on the house at 3216 Jacotte Cir. and was immediately smitten. This home is significant in Dallas because […]

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Unique Oak Cliff Cottage Designed by Charles Dilbeck For His Engineer

By Joanna England / May 15, 2015 / 1 Comment

In 1949, architect Charles Dilbeck built a weekend lodge at the top of a hill for his engineer, Mr. Pykas and his Boy Scout troop, says Amie Parsons, the listing agent for this unique North Oak Cliff home. The seller of this property actually met Dilbeck’s wife, who told them all about how the boys […]

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Swiss Ave. Home of Neiman Marcus Founders Hits Market

By Joanna England / April 23, 2015 / 3 Comments

I met up with Elizabeth Mast at 5803 Swiss Avenue, the beautiful brick home where Neiman Marcus founder Carrie Marcus Neiman lived her last days. This home built by Carrie Marcus and her then husband, Abraham Lincoln Neiman, which sits at the corner of Swiss Avenue and Skillman, may not have the columns and beams of […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: Your History is in The Making in This Munger Place Cutie

By Joanna England / July 25, 2013 / 4 Comments

Nothing quite like a cute house to break you out of your after-lunch food coma. This cute bungalow in Munger Place has so many fun details that you’re going to fall for it, folks! And hard! This is a front-porch neighborhood, and nothing would be more attractive or refreshing than a glass of iced tea […]

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Friday Four Hundred: Beautiful 1911 Prairie Near Bishop Arts is Restored Just Right

By Joanna England / July 19, 2013 / 8 Comments

Happy Friday! Here’s a great home to end this week on — a gorgeous, freshly restored prairie-style house within walking distance of the Bishop Arts District. Lots of great homes can be found in North Oak Cliff, a favorite neighborhood of ours. Why do we love it? Diversity of architecture, fabulous shopping, walkable and bike-friendly […]

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