Lake and garden district

Tempest in a Tree Pot: Neighbors Net a Win as Edens Puts Down Roots in Casa Linda

By Joanna England / July 30, 2018 / 1 Comment

Built in 1946, Casa Linda Plaza ranks as the oldest shopping center in Dallas. It encompasses three of the four corners of Garland Road and Buckner Blvd., and serves the surrounding neighborhoods, which include Casa Linda, Forest Hills, Little Forest Hills, Emerald Isle, and so on. And if there’s one thing that’s sure to set […]

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Dig the Retro Vibe at This East Dallas Midcentury Modern, Priced Under $300K

By Leah Shafer / May 3, 2016 / 2 Comments

Midcentury Modern fans, we’ve got a great house for you. Located at 2210 Saint Francis Ave., this 1956 Midcentury marvel has lots of hallmarks of that era, from a low-pitched roof and heavily treed lot to interior features that look positively atomic era. This is a 3-2 with 1,690 square feet, near Ferguson Road and Lakeland Drive in the […]

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Stylish, Remodeled Eastwood Park Home Just Hit Market, Shows Beautifully

By Leah Shafer / April 26, 2016 / 3 Comments

Our Tuesday Two Hundred is a lovely Midcentury cottage in the Lake and Gardens District, near Garland and Peavy roads. Located at 10145 Eastwood Dr., this home is beautifully presented—you can see the effort, from the newly laid sod in front and freshly planted flowers, to a well-staged interior with no clutter. It’s a 2-2 with 1,496 […]

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Lovely Lochwood Ranch Has List of Improvements, Amenities a Mile Long

By Leah Shafer / March 31, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Lake and Garden District has a lovely secret at 12030 Loch Ness Dr. This 1971 ranch looks unassuming from the outside—pretty and modest—but inside, buyers will find a list of amenities, upgrades, and improvements a mile long. Our Thursday Three Hundred is a 4-2 with an additional powder room and 2,149 square feet. From vaulted ceilings to eco-friendly […]

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Sweet East Dallas Midcentury Offers Lake Gardens Location, Retro-Cool Stylings

By Leah Shafer / February 23, 2016 / 7 Comments

Ready for some atomic-era allure? Check out our Tuesday Two Hundred at 936 Peavy Rd. This East Dallas Midcentury is in the Lake Gardens neighborhood, near East Lake Highlands Drive. It’s a three bedroom with one full bath and one half, and 1,110 square feet, built in 1956. The exterior is all about Midcentury charm—look at […]

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Modern Green Home in Little Forest Hills Built by Renowned Local Designer

By Joanna England / June 17, 2015 / 2 Comments

Mark Martinek is the designer behind MOD Construction, a firm that designs and builds modern, eco-friendly homes. I’ve always been in love with these properties, how they evoke the same kind of shapes popularized during the 50s, but had facades and materials that were grounded and unique. If you’ve also been lusting over Martinek’s designs, […]

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