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White Rock Home Tour Features New Build on Easton From Greico Modern Homes

By Joanna England / April 15, 2016 / 4 Comments

Next weekend’s White Rock Home Tour will take you through some of the most fabulous modern properties throughout East Dallas, but we’re going to admit to having a favorite. We’ve watched Tom Greico and his talented team build this beauty on Easton Road from foundation to framing to finish-out and we have been smitten since […]

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Gorgeous Contemporary Townhome Features Warm Finishes, Perfect Location

By Joanna England / April 13, 2016 / 1 Comment

Although this contemporary townhome got a troublesome start, with the initial developer running into financing trouble as the Great Recession hit. It was left sad and empty, waiting to work its way through the mess. And then Keith Urban of FirstUp Structures found it and turned it into the amazing unit you see today. “This is […]

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You’ll Never Throw Rocks If You Buy This Beautiful Bluffview Modern House on Swananoah

By Joanna England / March 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

Bluffview is home to so many gorgeous homes. It’s one of the hotbeds of high-end real estate and high-style architecture. Truly, to have a home in this neighborhood is a feather in the cap of any residential architect. And some of these homes, well, they take on a life of their own. This design by […]

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R.I.P. 10300 Strait Lane: 1971 – 2015

By Candy Evans / August 31, 2015 / 12 Comments

Comes word that the tear down of the Bud Oglesby home at 10300 Strait came sooner rather than later. In fact, she is gone, her body laid to a fitful rest somewhere in Lewisville …

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The Outside is Totally Traditional, But the Interiors of This Oak Cliff Home Will Surprise You

By Joanna England / July 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

From the outside, this Winnetka Heights bungalow is totally traditional — its slate gray clapboard exterior and gabled roof with decorative brackets fits in perfectly with the other Arts & Crafts and Prairie Style homes in this historic conservation district. But inside you’ll find something completely unexpected. It’s homes like these, ones full of surprises […]

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Modern Green Home in Little Forest Hills Built by Renowned Local Designer

By Joanna England / June 17, 2015 / 2 Comments

Mark Martinek is the designer behind MOD Construction, a firm that designs and builds modern, eco-friendly homes. I’ve always been in love with these properties, how they evoke the same kind of shapes popularized during the 50s, but had facades and materials that were grounded and unique. If you’ve also been lusting over Martinek’s designs, […]

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