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Custom Home in Colleyville Has Details That Soothe The Soul

By Seth Fowler / July 21, 2020 / 0 Comments
Detail overwhelming

“Detail.” It’s a word in the residential construction that is grossly overused. Along with that word you can add: “quality,” “unique,” “craftsman,” and of course, “custom.” It’s too bad that builders and homes don’t have to pass a test before they are allowed to use those terms when describing their products. In this day and […]

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Dreamy Midcentury Modern in My Favorite Westside Enclave

By Eric Prokesh / January 31, 2020 / 0 Comments
Westside Enclave

Discreetly tucked into a wooded one half acre lot, it is in the still strongly popular mid-century modern idiom.

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Fort Worth English Country Estate is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Property

By Karen Eubank / January 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

This magnificent Westover Hills English country estate was built in 1929. In all that time, it has had only had three owners. There is always a reason for that. When a family stays in a house for years and years, it means that home has what we call livability. It fulfills absolutely every need of […]

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This Modern Glass House in Fort Worth is a True Phoenix

By Karen Eubank / January 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

I used to think of Fort Worth as the older, wiser, more traditional sister city to glossy, trendy, look-at-me Dallas. Then I saw this modern glass house built into a bluff in the Park Hill neighborhood of Fort Worth. I was never quite the same. I know, both our Fort Worth columnists — the taste-meister […]

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Double Take: This Winton Terrace Home Earns Universal Acclaim

By Seth Fowler / December 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

There is a great scene from a film fave of mine, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, where the Steve Martin character is looking at this mansion on the Rivera and all the amenities and simply says, “Wow. Wow. Wow. This, this — I want this!”  While it’s located in Fort Worth near the Trinity River, not the […]

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Sensational Michael Bennett Modern Masterpiece in Park Hill

By Eric Prokesh / December 13, 2019 / 1 Comment
Michael Bennett

Park Hill, unfortunately is one of the few neighborhoods where 1920’s era houses fall under the wrecking ball, but it would be difficult to regret the teardown that made 2244 Winton Terrace, a modern stunner by architect Michael Bennet of Bennett Benner Partners. The  minimalist composition has the graphic force of a painting by Piet […]

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