Mid-Century Modern

This Modern, Minimal Marvel Is Truly Timeless

By Nikki Barringer / August 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

In 1997, Jay Magee purchased the Arch Swank-designed Midcentury Modern at 5433 Ledgestone Drive. It had good bones and a lot of potential. He took that potential and ran. Magee hired architect Paul Jankowski to help him create the minimalist space of his dreams. The two did such an incredible job it’s as if this […]

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5 Must-See Movies for Real Estate Agents and Homebuilders

By Elaine Raffel / April 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Why not indulge in some shelter-in-place entertainment that hits a little closer to home—literally. These five must-see movies are recommended for every realtor and builder.

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Listed under $200,000 This Oglesby-Designed Condo is a Rare Midcentury Find

By Heather Hunter / March 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

This beyond-rare, Bud Oglesby-designed condo unit is on the market for $197,000. And I’m warning you. It’s terribly cute.

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Save On MCM Style At City Modern 5’s Liquidation Sale

By Nikki Barringer / November 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

In bum-us-out news, City Modern 5 is closing its doors after 6 years making your mid-century dreams come true. They’ll be hosting a liquidation sale all weekend long at their 1112 S. Akard Street location. Since they’re typically an appointment-only showroom, this is a double huge deal.

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Disney Streets Midcentury Modern Has Vintage Details You Adore

By Joanna England / June 24, 2016 / 2 Comments

No, you’re not having deja vu. You have seen this Disney Streets midcentury modern before. Your first introduction may have been in 1954, when this George Halfin-designed, atomic-era house was featured in the 1954 Parade of Homes. After that, it’s been on and off the market several times, featured in D Magazine, CultureMap, and more. And just as […]

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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 […]

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