Historic Homes

David Preziosi: The Struggle to Save Historic Homes is Real

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / December 17, 2020 / 4 Comments

David Preziosi, FAICPExecutive Director, Preservation Dallas It has always been a struggle in Dallas and the Park Cities to save historic homes from the wrecking ball. We have lost so much over the years and continue to do so because historic properties face incredible pressure, from property valuations to a desire for increased density.  The […]

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These Lakewood Lookers Are Almost Too Good To Be True

By Amy Puchaty / October 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

In Lakewood, the closer you get to White Rock Lake the more it will cost you. The area is a hotspot for those who want to stay active outdoors. Plus, it offers a tight-knit community feel, especially in the fall where porch pumpkins make their debut and everyone gears up for some Texas-size trick-or-treating. And […]

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The Missouri Victorian You Need to Lock Down

By Adlene Neely Dealey / August 19, 2020 / 1 Comment

First of all, thanks to all 782.5 of you who emailed me this Missouri Victorian that has been tastefully (mostly) redone. You did well. You sent me weirdness, and the best kind of weirdness — the kind that lies in wait until you’re about 30 pictures in, and then slowly reveals itself until you’re 10 […]

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Dallas Open Houses To Wow You This Weekend

By Amy Puchaty / August 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

So much to see, so little time. But don’t fret! We have you covered in our Dallas Open Houses of the Week. These beauties run the gamut, from a Devonshire dream to a Swiss Avenue stunner, to a goody on Gladstone Drive. Take a look, then tell us your favorite in the comments. Something Blue […]

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Want To Buy an Old Home? Be On The Lookout For These Big Issues

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / August 12, 2020 / 4 Comments

Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in  for “Upon Closer Inspection.” When we inspect older homes, we often find original or “as-built” conditions that are no longer up to the current building code. As a homeowner […]

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Anita Or Morningside, You Choose In Our Splurge Vs. Steal

By Amy Puchaty / August 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

In Lower Greenville there is a sweet spot between Anita Street and Morningside Drive where the historic homes are plentiful and the price is just right. Enter this week’s Splurge vs. Steal. Both of our picks are newly listed and just minutes apart. But their price points? That’s another story! See which one suits you, […]

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