historic restoration

Park Cities Historic Home Tour Features Full Restoration on Bryn Mawr

By Joanna England / April 5, 2016 / 3 Comments

The Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society puts on a can’t-miss tour every time, featuring some of the best-preserved homes throughout Highland Park and University Park. But sometimes a restoration becomes so much more than just fixing up an old house. Sometimes a restoration is more about celebrating craftsmanship and history. That’s what Patty and […]

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Encore Park Brings the Music Back to Historic Art Deco Building in Downtown

By Leah Shafer / August 29, 2015 / 1 Comment

You probably never noticed the boarded-up tan brick buildingĀ near Park and Young streets in downtown Dallas. It sat abandoned for two decades, its sidewalks littered with trash and walls vandalized with graffiti. But behind the grime and neglect, there was a story of intersecting histories waiting to be told. This Art Deco structure, calledĀ 508 Park, […]

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