Mid Century Modern

Meticulously Renovated Midcentury Modern on Mayflower

By Joanna England / June 8, 2016 / 0 Comments

When architect and city councilman Vernon Smith built this Oak Cliff home in 1949, much of the features were revolutionary for the time. A double carport worked well for the growing number of two-car households. The windows and lines were clean and angular. The floorplan allowed for movement throughout the space with relative ease. And that […]

Read More

New Build in Kessler Woods Modeled After Midcentury Moderns

By Joanna England / May 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

Noted eco-friendly architect Jonathan Delcambre designed this home at 706 Kessler Woods Trail to look like homes built more than a half-century ago, but with the addition of stained wood siding and perfectly proportioned masonry, this home stands out. We love the lines, the presence on the lot, and the gorgeous interiors from Allison Brooks […]

Read More

Friday Five Hundred: A Mad Men-era Lake Gardens Home Don Draper Would Enjoy

By Karen Eubank / February 26, 2016 / 1 Comment

I miss Don Draper, badly, especially when I see a home that would suit him during his early years, before he was about to teach the world to sing in three-part harmony. I think he and Betty would have been super happy hanging out by the pool and grilling burgers at 10450 Lake Gardens Drive. […]

Read More

Totally Midcentury Modern Dilbeck? Rambling Field Stone Meet Glass and Class

By Candy Evans / January 25, 2016 / 2 Comments

It’s going to be a beautiful week in Dallas. While our northern brethren are digging out from under piles of snow, the sun is shining on us in Dallas. Like our weather this week, I have to share quite possibly the best of both worlds in Dallas real estate: a home designed by one of […]

Read More

CandysDirt.com Staff Meeting — Bricks, Broads and An Architectural History Lesson at 3616 Crescent

By Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber / December 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

As a new member of the CandysDirt.com team and a Lifestylist® who loves history and architecture, I was so excited to be included in this CandysDirt.com staff meeting and to have the opportunity to tour one of Dallas most significant modernist homes at 3616 Crescent. Staff meetings are open to all in the real estate […]

Read More

O Alert: Just Hit MLS, This Sleek, Stunning, Go GaGa Preston Hollow Ranch is Making Me Quiver… (Know What I Mean?)

By Candy Evans / October 16, 2015 / 6 Comments

Once in awhile we publish a house that is so fabulous, we say it’s the “O-Alert”. When I give out the “O-Alert”, you know this is one piece of House Porn you just stop everything for and LOOK! Feast your eyes on this fresh listing: a simple 1950’s ranch at 6722 Norway, between Thackery and […]

Read More