11023 Pinocchio Front

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 MagazineCultureMap, and more. And just as many times as it’s been featured, the price has been changed. Back in 2010, 11023 Pinocchio was listed for $379,900. In 2014, it was on the market for $450,000.

And today, the home — unstaged and bare save for some plants in the sunroom — is marketed by Rogers Healy & Associates Realtor Brittany Hughes for …

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Wynnewood 509 Hoel Drive

The secret is out — Wynnewood North is hot.  Located just south of the Bishop Arts District, and only three miles to downtown, it’s one of the larger neighborhoods of Oak Cliff. In 2012, the Dallas Observer named Wynnewood North the Best Neighborhood in Dallas, and it just keeps getting better.

Wynnewood, you may have guessed, is named after the Wynne family. Yes, that Wynne family — the same genius behind  Six Flags Over Texas. Construction on the self-contained, planned community began in 1946 and was almost complete by the mid 1950s.

Angus G. Wynne Jr. was tasked with creating quality homes, economically, but with individuality. Not a very tall order was it? He succeeded, of course, and those homes are just as solid today, as the day they were built. Families are flocking into these ultra-cool, split-level, mid-century modern homes and our Friday Four Hundred is a perfect example of why they are so appealing  to a new generation of buyers.

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3401 Dorothy

This midcentury modern at 3401 Dorothy Lane is that kind of rare property that will find a buyer rather than the other way round. In fact, the next owner will be only the third in the vintage 1952 house’s history. The street front, deceptively simple, belies the wealth of carefully planned, abundant, interior space and decorative detail contained behind the reserved façade.

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If you have a spare hour tonight, head over to the UTA Fort Worth Center at 7 p.m. for a free talk by historian Quentin McGown on how Frank Lloyd Wright has influenced North Texas architecture. McGown, who has written books about the built history of Fort Worth, will examine the Wrightian hallmarks you can still find throughout Fort Worth and how this style continues to influence architecture today.

AIA Fort Worth is hosting this presentation as part of their “Design Talk” series.

We asked McGown, a sixth-generation Texan, a few quick questions about his research. Jump to find out more.

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3860 Bellaire Front

There is a treasure trove of untouched Midcentury Modern homes on Fort Worth’s west side, and this one happens to be an incredible architect-designed time capsule on one of Fort Worth’s most sought-after streets, Bellaire Circle.

Truly, this home is an amazing specimen of what was contemporary design back in 1951. The former owner commissioned architect Samuel G. Wiener Sr., an internationally known architect from Louisiana, to design this beauty, and it has many of the hallmarks of what would become classified as Midcentury Modern design. The rooms are spacious and open, geometrically shaped with huge floor-to-ceiling windows. Terrazzo floors span many of the common areas, and brick dividers and tall fireplaces act as accents. The ceiling sports tongue-in-groove slatting along the length of the rooms, which adds depth and the optical illusion of a much larger space. Let’s take a look inside!

3860 Bellaire courtyard entry

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4135 Lively Front

There are not enough exclamation points in the world for this home. Seriously, this is one of those listings where I am just gushing all over the place. I spotted it on a random Realtor’s Facebook page, and I knew that I had to feature this listing. At first glance, I was overwhelmed by the photos, which really pick out all of the fantastic details and upgrades that these sellers have put in. I was like this:

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Jump for all of the photos of this incredibly stylish listing, but be prepared to fall in love!

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I have a confession to make: If this house were a person, it would have to take a restraining order out on me. That’s how hard I’ve been stalking this beauty, waiting patiently for Virginia Cook Realtor Ed Murchison to put this gorgeous midcentury modern home at 10845 Eden Roc on MLS. And now it’s here, and you, too, can bask in the fantastic original details inside this two-story home that takes full advantage of its sloping lot in Sylvania Dells, a Lake Highlands neighborhood that has tons of architecturally interesting mid-mods. It’s priced at  $475,000.

There are so many cool details to this property, many of which are original to the home. It is definitely one of those houses that will impress a midcentury modern enthusiast.

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10305 Crittendon Front

This is a home for a renter who wants to live in an amazing area and loves architecture. Just west of Marsh lane and north of Walnut Hill with 220 feet of creek frontage, 10305 Crittendon is a masterpiece of a midcentury modern that is perfect for someone relocating to Dallas and wants a slick, amazing pad.

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