National Register Of Historic Places

An Arts and Crafts Tudor Revival in Greenway Parks

By Karen Eubank / August 6, 2020 / 3 Comments

This Greenway Parks Arts and Crafts Tudor Revival by architects Fooshee and Cheek had my heart at first glance. It also had the hearts of everyone that saw it. “I’ve never had a more popular listing or more showings on a house,” Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s agent Madeline Jobst said. That’s saying a lot when you […]

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Elegant Swiss Avenue Gem to Debut Makeover at Mother’s Day Home Tour

By Deb R. Brimer / April 19, 2019 / 2 Comments

Every stylish lady needs a refreshing makeover from time to time. Grand historic homes are no exception. When the Swiss Avenue Historic District kicks off its weekend-long 46th Annual Mother’s Day Home Tour, 5007 Swiss Avenue will be unveiling an elegant new look. Since sharing the vision for historic home preservation is part of the […]

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She Gave You Life, So Give Her Tickets to The Fairmount Mother’s Day Home Tour

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Nikki Lott Special Contributor This Mother’s Day, buy flowers, do brunch, and then head to the 37th Annual Fairmount Historic Home Tour. Travel back in time and ooh and aah over all the incredible details like exposed beams, overhanging eaves and romantic wrap around porches. There once was a time when we went outside, […]

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Munger Place Has a Tumultuous Past, Bright Future

By Cherry Kelln / June 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

The next area of the Old East Dallas neighborhood to be featured in our Neighborhood Spotlight is the ever-popular Munger Place. Comprised of over 250 households and the largest collection of Prairie-style homes in America, Munger Place has a lot to be proud of — past and present.

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Swiss Avenue Historic District is the Crown Jewel of Old East Dallas

By Cherry Kelln / March 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

  It all began when successful real estate developer Robert S. Munger had a unique and forward-thinking vision. He came up with the idea of planning and building an upscale residential community near downtown Dallas. This first deed-restricted neighborhood in Texas included the exclusive and elegant parade of stately, beautifully grand homes along Swiss Avenue.

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It’s My Mansion: Murphy Bed, Loft Make for Big Living in Downtown Soco Condo

By Leah Shafer / July 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

Downtown urban living is affordable and flexible at 1122 Jackson St. Apt. 609 in the Soco Urban Loft Condos. You can own a piece of the Dallas skyline here without feeling cramped. Your wallet won’t either: it’s priced under $200K. This is a one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit with 954 square feet. The owners have built in a Murphy bed in the living […]

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