Philip Johnson

Walk Dallas: Experience The City As You Never Will Again

By Jon Anderson / April 29, 2020 / 15 Comments

Can I walk on the Katy Trail? What day is it? Are the restrictions by first name or last name? Here’s an idea, don’t go. I haven’t walked the length of the trail in many weeks. I go elsewhere. Even if you think you know your city – your neighborhood – you don’t. I used […]

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Changing PD-15 to Rebuild Preston Place…Maybe

By Jon Anderson / March 14, 2017 / 2 Comments

Shortly after the deadly March 4 Preston Place fire, I wrote about several options for redevelopment within current restrictions. To recap, Preston Place is within the Planned Development District 15 (PD-15) that is subject to its own development limitations, outside city zoning. The PD-15 documents were most recently updated to reflect the added units for […]

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Faisal Halum of Briggs Freeman Nabs $27.5 Million Philip Johnson House Listing on Strait Lane

By Heather Hunter / February 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

To describe it as a masterpiece seems like an understatement. We’ve featured the Philip Johnson House before and it never fails to take our breath away. Set on nearly seven acres at 10210 Strait Lane, the estate of Naomi Aberly and Larry Liebowitz is listed at $27.5 million and is the only Phillip Johnson house […]

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Kickstarter Campaign Raising Funds for Thanks-Giving Square in Downtown Dallas

By Leah Shafer / July 1, 2015 / 2 Comments

A new Kickstarter campaign is looking to replace worn, outdated, and vandalized signage in Thanks-Giving Square, a serene three-acre park, non-denominational chapel, and museum in Downtown Dallas. The iconic spiral chapel in Thanks-Giving Square is one of the most prestigious stained glass windows in the world, inviting visitors to enter for reflection or prayer. The museum is […]

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‘Grounds For Preservation’ Home Tour This Saturday Features Outstanding Legacies of Architecture

By Joanna England / October 22, 2014 / 0 Comments

  Of course we “ooh” and “ahh” over new homes and the latest design features, but a lot can be said for homes that stand the test of time. Some estates become standard-bearers for architects and designers, evoking a time and place like no other home can. These are exactly the types of properties that […]

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Philip Johnson House on Strait Lane Listed for $27.5 Million With David Nichols

By Candy Evans / September 22, 2014 / 6 Comments

Alan Peppard (heart heart) breaks the news on this one: the architecturally significant home of  Naomi Aberly and Larry Lebowitz at 10210 Strait Lane hits the market this week.  This is the home that the New York Times has called a “mega-version of the Lake Pavilion that Johnson designed on the grounds of his Glass House in New […]

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