Neighborhood Spotlight

Neighborhood Spotlight: Meet the Other Beverly Hills

By Deb R. Brimer / April 3, 2019 / 1 Comment

You won’t find Rodeo Drive in Dallas’ Beverly Hills, but you will find a storied, deep-rooted neighborhood built by pure grit and generations of human spirit. According to Heritage Oak Cliff, though Beverly Hills is now part of historic Oak Cliff, it began in the mid-19th century as a small dairy farming community on part […]

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Explore the Raw Historic Appeal of Kings Highway

By Deb R. Brimer / March 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Diversity is more than a buzz word in the Kings Highway neighborhood of North Oak Cliff. It’s a way of life that describes the people, the architecture, the vibe, and more than a century of cohesive imagination. The early days of Kings Highway are reminiscent of a teenager trying to find himself. As the neighborhood […]

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Stevens Park Estates: A Master-Planned Historic Neighborhood

By Deb R. Brimer / March 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

  Stevens Park Estates has it all – old majestic homes, architectural diversity, a premier golf course, and breathtaking scenic views – wrapped in rich North Oak Cliff history and Stevens family lore. In 1851, Dr. John H. Stevens – one of the first physicians in Dallas – purchased 168 acres on the courtyard steps […]

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The Two Faces of East Kessler Park

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 13, 2019 / 0 Comments
Kessler Park

By Deb R. Brimer Contributing Writer East Kessler Park is a breathtaking mix of storied historic homes and natural beauty. The neighborhood not only contains the largest collection of eclectic architecture within the city of Dallas, its residential patriarch – The Rock Lodge – is among the oldest masonry structures in Dallas County.

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Kidd Springs: One of The First Neighborhoods in Dallas

By Deb R. Brimer / March 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Kidd Springs is a mix of yesterday, today, and Oak Cliff natural resources rolled into one trendy lifestyle package. Likewise, Kidd Springs Park and Recreation Center is not only the current gathering spot for neighbors, but the site is also where the neighborhood began. According to Heritage Oak Cliff, formerly the Old Oak Cliff Conservation […]

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Neighborhood Spotlight: What’s in a Name For L.O. Daniel?

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / February 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Deb R. Brimer Special Contributor The L.O. Daniel neighborhood is every bit as noteworthy as its legendary namesake. Lark Owen Daniel may not be a household name today, but he left his footprint in North Oak Cliff and the downtown Dallas business world. Daniel moved to the area from Waxahachie in 1890, according to […]

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