Home Tours

Turtle Creek, Lakewood Home Tours Adapt With Virtual, Street-View Options

By Joanna England / October 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

When COVID-19 hit North Texas, it effectively put the kibosh on spring home tours, and there hasn’t been a single home tour since. However, two organizations have forged ahead with tours, albeit with different formats. For instance, on Saturday, Oct. 10, the Turtle Creek Association will host its 2020 Tour of Homes entirely online. The […]

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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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