Historical Homes

Historic McKinney Home Waiting to Add New Buyer’s Story

By Bethany Erickson / April 28, 2019 / 0 Comments
McKinney

To say the W.D. Smith home in McKinney, built in 1902, has been around for a great deal of North Texas history is an understatement — from its early beginnings as a farmhouse to its life as an abode for an alleged bootlegger and later as home to a McKinney mayor, the quintessential Victorian farmhouse […]

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Three Historic Dallas Homes, Three Open Houses

By Bethany Erickson / January 31, 2019 / 0 Comments
Historic

Not every historic home in Dallas meets the wrecking ball — some are lovingly cared for, carefully updated, and enjoying third, fourth, and even fifth lives as new generations of Dallasites back up the moving truck and begin their lives there. This week, we’d like to show you three open houses, all homes that are […]

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Plano’s Collinwood House Moves to Its New Home

By Shelby Skrhak / September 20, 2018 / 1 Comment

Driving a house down Spring Creek Parkway takes patience and a lot more shimmying than you’d think. “Nudge over to the left a foot,” Billy Lemons yells out over the radio. “I don’t want to jump that curb if I don’t have to.” Lemons moves houses for a living. His company, Lemons House Moving of […]

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