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Demolished in Dallas: Panel Explores the City’s Most Pressing Preservation Issues

By Leah Shafer / May 8, 2017 / 0 Comments
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If you’ve been paying attention, you’ve noticed the destruction of many Dallas historic buildings over the past several years. From the Bud Oglesby-designed home at 10300 Straight Ln. and the Trammell Crow Estate to the razing of an entire block of century-old buildings in downtown Dallas as part of the Joule’s expansion plans, it’s been brutal. And it’s […]

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Nominations Due for Preservation Dallas’ 2016 Endangered Places List

By Leah Shafer / July 27, 2016 / 0 Comments

We live in a city rich with historically significant homes and buildings. But all too often, they see the wrecking ball instead of preservation and protection. With so many of our Dallas historic structures having uncertain futures, Preservation Dallas creates an annual Most Endangered Historic Paces List to call the public’s attention to sites that are too meaningful for […]

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Mayrath House Slated For Teardown, Midcentury Modern Lovers Can Pick Over The Bones This Weekend

By Joanna England / April 11, 2016 / 11 Comments
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Ahead of the demolition of iconic Mayrath house at 10707 Lennox Lane, midcentury modern lovers will be given the opportunity to pick over the bones of the Truett A. Bishop-designed home. Once lauded as one of the most innovative homes in the country, it will soon be razed to make room for a new build on the […]

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Dallas Mourns Loss of Neil Emmons

By Bethany Erickson / March 31, 2016 / 1 Comment

  The political and real estate worlds of Dallas were rocked today with the news that tireless advocate of neighborhoods and preservation of Dallas’ architectural history Neil Emmons apparently passed away in his sleep overnight. He was 45. Robert Wilonksy reported in the Dallas Morning News that Emmons, who has been serving as a City […]

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Iconic Midcentury Modern Mayrath House Faces Tragic Teardown, Priced at Lot Value

By Leah Shafer / February 26, 2016 / 45 Comments

For all of its progress toward becoming a world-class city, Dallas still has a lot to learn about the value of historic architecture. We are tear-down happy. The list of demolished Dallas buildings with significant historic and architectural value would go on for pages. But here are a few recent examples: The 95-year-old red brick traditional […]

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