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Historic Purse Building Activates Key Corner of West End

By Joanna England / January 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

The last time we told our readers about the re-do of the Historic Purse Building located at Elm and Record streets in downtown Dallas’ West End, Tanya Ragan and her firm, Wildcat Management, had just started the demolition process. Fast forward to yesterday, when Candy and I stopped into the Purse Building showroom to chat […]

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Why Adirondack Chairs Could Make Your Neighborhood Better

By Shelby Skrhak / January 11, 2019 / 4 Comments

What’s an easy way to connect with your neighbors, lower nearby crime, improve your home value, and be happier? Put a pair of Adirondack chairs in your front yard, says David Stocker, principal architect at Stocker Hoesterey Montenegro Architects in Dallas. It’s a new incarnation of what’s called front yard living — using architecture and […]

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