Kessler Theater

Will Dallas Inner City Growth, Urban Infill Change Our City for Better Or Worse?

By Leah Shafer / February 29, 2016 / 2 Comments

Dallas is experiencing phenomenal inner city growth. Neighborhoods like Oak Cliff, the Trinity River Corridor, Deep Ellum, Ross Avenue, and the Design District are seeing urban infill like never before, showing up in all scales and types. These changes are remaking the city and opening up new opportunities for residents and businesses alike. But when we look […]

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Get Prime Location, Rare Finished Basement In This Newly Listed North Oak Cliff Home

By Leah Shafer / November 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

Basements in North Texas are about as rare as a cat that likes to swim, but today’s Tuesday Two Hundred is that unusual exception. The reason you don’t find basements in DFW is because our clay soil moves too much and building one is usually cost prohibitive. But in North Oak Cliff, there are a few. The house at 924 Lausanne Ave. […]

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Soak in Atmosphere from Wide Front Porch of this Updated Winnetka Heights Craftsman

By Leah Shafer / September 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

For people interested in homes with stories and personality, the Winnetka Heights neighborhood in North Oak Cliff offers hundreds of beautiful examples. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is a Craftsman bungalow at 214 N. Edgefield Ave., near Davis and Polk streets. Built in 1924, it has doubtless seen generations of people sit on its wide front porch, looking out at the arching shade trees […]

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Dilbeck-Inspired North Oak Cliff Bungalow Shows Off Stunning Renovation

By Leah Shafer / August 18, 2015 / 4 Comments

It’s not often in our Tuesday Two Hundred we get to wonder if a house was designed by noted Dallas architect Charles Dilbeck, but today we can. The California-style bungalow at 914 Westmount Ave. near Fort Worth Avenue and Westmoreland Road has irregular brickwork and woodwork that has led some to believe this may have been […]

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Handsome Kings Highway Craftsman Has Master Bedroom Addition, Kitchen Reno

By Leah Shafer / August 6, 2015 / 1 Comment

One of the most appealing things about North Oak Cliff (in a long list of wonderful, charming things) is that every house is like a snowflake: special and unique. No cookie-cutter, boring real estate here. So the fact that we’re in the same Kings Highway Conservation District neighborhood for this week’s Thursday Three Hundred as […]

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About That Kessler Theater Video: Girls Gone Wild, And One Does Live in This University Park House

By Candy Evans / May 13, 2015 / 6 Comments

By now you may have seen the video everyone is talking about over the watercooler: the Kessler Theater video, taken by artistic director Jeff Liles and posted on his Facebook Page. It’s of two women who may or may not have been drinking a bit too much alcohol (as was insinuated in the video), who were […]

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