Preservation Dallas

See How The Lobello House Rose From The Ashes on Saturday

By Karen Eubank / March 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

We are pretty fond of architect Charles Dilbeck here at CandysDirt.com. We’ve written countless stories about his designs and can even tell you how to spot one if you don’t have the documentation! One of the most distinctive homes he designed was for Sam Lobello Jr. and his wife Margaret, in 1962. So distinctive, it […]

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Dilbeck-Designed Lobello House Open For Tours March 7

By April Towery / February 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

A well-known Dallas real estate gem will be open for tours next month, one in four of American mortgage holders don’t know what their rate is, and accessibility for those with physical disabilities goes without much consideration in the local housing market, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Dilbeck-designed Lobello House Open […]

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How Did We Get So Smart About Historic Homes? Go To The Source!

By Karen Eubank / November 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

When it comes to historical information on homes, you may wonder how we do it. Well, we’re smart. But we also do a lot of research. We love it when someone challenges us on historical information. Not because we are infallible, although we generally do get it right. It’s more because, when we get it […]

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Dallas Builders Show, Turner House History Tour Set Nov. 12

By April Towery / November 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Tours of the 1912 Turner House will be offered at a special event this week, a 2.3 million-square-foot industrial facility changes hands in West Dallas, Dickies Arena is set to open in Fort Worth, the Texas Real Estate Commission names its top investigator, the Dallas Builders Show offers opportunities for youth, and Staging to Sell […]

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The Schwiff House Offers Unique Architecture and Fascinating History

By Joanna England / October 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

By David Preziosi, Preservation Dallas Special Contributor You’ve probably passed by this house a thousand times and wondered what it was like inside. The 1965 Shwiff house commands the corner of Yamini and Chicot with its series of white segmental-arched vaulted clerestory roofs reaching out in all directions. The house is a standout, and not […]

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McDermott House is One Modern Masterpiece on Preservation Dallas Fall Tour

By Candy's Dirt / October 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Carol Roark, Preservation Dallas Special Contributor In July 1953 Margaret and Eugene McDermott bought a property across the street from Highland Park Town Hall. Befitting his status as the Chairman of Texas Instruments, the couple needed a residence that could not only house their family, but offer space for them to entertain.  Landscape architects […]

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