Neighborhood

How the New Bishop Arts Gateway Project Will Really Change the Bishop Arts District… How Do We Keep the Sky From Falling?

By Amanda Popken / June 1, 2015 / 21 Comments

We knew this day was coming. The day we’d see new construction of high-density, mixed-use projects all over North Oak Cliff. We rezoned less than a year ago to allow the growth we knew was coming, and hopefully have some control over how it transpires. So here we are, faced with a developer wanting to listen […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: Cute Cottage in Stonewall Terrace is Cozy With Access to Tons of Amenities

By Joanna England / January 30, 2014 / 6 Comments

Stonewall Terrace is a fantastic neighborhood. The homes are adorable, there are restaurants and shops everywhere, there are tons of pedestrians and cyclists, nearby mass transit, and there’s easy access to North Central Expressway. But what really makes Stonewall Terrace a fantastic family neighborhood is its namesake elementary campus, Stonewall Jackson Elementary. This neighborhood has […]

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Living in Lochwood Has Never Been Better: With Caring Neighbors Who Rally Around Family, It’s A Wonderful Place

By Joanna England / December 23, 2013 / 2 Comments

Lochwood is a great neighborhood that has lovely topography, great location, and a stellar collection of midcentury architecture in affordable price ranges. But what’s a neighborhood without great neighbors? If you’ve been dreaming of settling down in Lochwood, well, consider that this neighborhood is full of fantastic homes and fabulous people. For an example of […]

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Living in Lochwood Has Never Been Better: With Caring Neighbors Who Rally Around Family, It's A Wonderful Place

By Joanna England / December 23, 2013 / 4 Comments

Lochwood is a great neighborhood that has lovely topography, great location, and a stellar collection of midcentury architecture in affordable price ranges. But what’s a neighborhood without great neighbors? If you’ve been dreaming of settling down in Lochwood, well, consider that this neighborhood is full of fantastic homes and fabulous people. For an example of […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: Ready For The Thaw? This Oak Cliff Cutie Packs Heat at a Great Price

By Joanna England / December 10, 2013 / 6 Comments

Today’s dispatch is written from the comfort of a home with electricity and from under one of these. Our power was finally restored at 6 p.m. Monday evening after more than 85 hours of becoming displaced from winter storm Cleon. Our home is thawing, and there are murderous-looking icicles hanging from our eaves. In all, […]

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Friday Five Hundred: Northaven Traditional is Comfortable, Cute, and Completely Charming

By Joanna England / November 8, 2013 / 2 Comments

Let’s talk about Hill Haven Heights, OK? I love this area. It is a fabulous neighborhood bordered by North Central Expressway, Hillcrest, Forest, and Royal, so it’s extremely accessible. It’s also full of great single-family homes and a few great condo communities. It’s not far from the Park Cities, Preston Hollow, or the scads of […]

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