North Oak Cliff Cottage

Neighborhood Spotlight: Quality of Life in the North Cliff Conservation District

By Amanda Popken / March 3, 2017 / 0 Comments

Oak Cliff covers about one third of Dallas, with a lot of variety throughout. You’re probably familiar with the small craftsman homes around Bishop Arts, the historic homesteads of Winnetka Heights, and the eclectic estates of the Kessler neighborhoods. A little further west near Hampton and south of Jefferson you’ll find many neighborhoods like the North Cliff Conservation […]

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Dilbeck-Influenced North Oak Cliff Cottage Offers Rustic Touches, Upgrades

By Leah Shafer / January 26, 2016 / 5 Comments

North Oak Cliff is a treasure trove of architecturally significant homes. Charles Dilbeck is one notable name in Dallas architecture, and from 1932 to 1970, he designed more than 600 houses in the city, recognizable for their welcoming presence, rough-hewn architecture, and romantic details, like turrets, balconies, multiple chimneys and decorative brickwork, according to Preservation Dallas. Several of his […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: Stevens Park Village Cottage Has Smart Additions, Original Style

By Leah Shafer / May 12, 2015 / 1 Comment

Stevens Park Village is one of my favorite areas of North Oak Cliff, nestled between Colorado Boulevard and the edge of the cliff. The wide, heavily treed streets are welcoming and the Austin-stone-and-brick-houses that predominate have an intimate, quaint feel. You’ll glimpse killer views of downtown from Stevens Park Village, and neighbors get friendly at […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: West Kessler Cottage Marries Vintage Charm with Modern Updates

By Leah Shafer / April 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

North Oak Cliff is one of Dallas’ oldest established neighborhoods and it’s full of community gems, from multiple annual festivals and historic districts to family friendly outdoor areas and a streetcar system newly revived earlier this month. Its diversity of architecture is one of its most appealing aspects for those who live there—the range of styles […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: Kings Highway Cutie is a Great Opportunity to Live Small

By Joanna England / September 2, 2014 / 2 Comments

It’s really, really hard to find a home for less than $300,000 in some of the more desirable North Oak Cliff neighborhoods. Some of them need a lot of TLC, others are prime tear-down candidates. And then there are homes like 928 Lausanne. This adorable little cottage in Kings Highway could be such a super […]

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