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Ryan Place Home Tour Offers Look Into a Beautiful Historic Landscape

By Candy's Dirt / December 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports The 35th Anniversary Candlelight Christmas in Ryan Place will take place Saturday, Dec. 7, from noon to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8, from noon to 5 p.m.  This self-paced walking tour will feature five beautiful homes dating back to 1915, and tour patrons will be greeted by docents at each home […]

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Home Tour Update: Two Properties Pulled From Events Due to Tornado Damage

By Joanna England / October 25, 2019 / 1 Comment

  Two upcoming Dallas home tours will have to close properties from tour-goers due to damage from Sunday’s tornadoes. One tragic loss was to be a highlight of this weekend’s Preservation Dallas Fall Architectural tour. The other is a striking modern by M Gooden Design that was to host the VIP event at the AIA […]

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The Schwiff House Offers Unique Architecture and Fascinating History

By Joanna England / October 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

By David Preziosi, Preservation Dallas Special Contributor You’ve probably passed by this house a thousand times and wondered what it was like inside. The 1965 Shwiff house commands the corner of Yamini and Chicot with its series of white segmental-arched vaulted clerestory roofs reaching out in all directions. The house is a standout, and not […]

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McDermott House is One Modern Masterpiece on Preservation Dallas Fall Tour

By Candy's Dirt / October 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Carol Roark, Preservation Dallas Special Contributor In July 1953 Margaret and Eugene McDermott bought a property across the street from Highland Park Town Hall. Befitting his status as the Chairman of Texas Instruments, the couple needed a residence that could not only house their family, but offer space for them to entertain.  Landscape architects […]

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Heritage Oak Cliff Unveils 10 Homes For 2019 Home Tour

By Bethany Erickson / September 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
Oak Cliff

After 44 years, Heritage Oak Cliff knows how to gin up some excitement for a 45th home tour — you have a party to debut the latest 10 homes to join the ranks, and celebrate that there are 10 more homes from diverse neighborhoods to showcase in a city that can be a bit bulldozer-friendly. […]

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Mark Your Calendars: Heritage Oak Cliff’s 45th Annual Home Tour Coming Soon

By Candy's Dirt / August 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports Ask anyone who has been in Dallas for a while and they’ll tell you: If you’re a fan of home tours, the one hosted by Heritage Oak Cliff — the longest-running one in the city — should be on your list. And the organization just announced the dates for its 45th home […]

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