Preservation Dallas

Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Home Tour Features Aldredge House Speaker Series

By Deb R. Brimer / May 7, 2019 / 1 Comment

During this year’s Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Home Tour, the Aldredge House – the Grand Dame of the Swiss Avenue Historic District – will open its doors at 5500 Swiss Avenue and host a free and open to the public speaker series sponsored by Friends of Aldredge House. Slated for Saturday, May 11, and Sunday, […]

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See This Bold Charles Dilbeck-Designed Midcentury Mod in Russwood Acres May 5

By Karen Eubank / May 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

This quintessential Charles Dilbeck Midcentury Modern in Russwood Acres is going to take your breath away. Wait, what did I say? Dilbeck and Midcentury Modern. Do those two terms even go together? Yes, indeed they do, but rarely. We generally think of architect Charles Dilbeck as the eclectic dude that was inspired by Tom Mix […]

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Historic Highland Park Georgian Mansion Designed by Hal Thomson

By Karen Eubank / February 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Our Monday Morning Millionaire is a grand, 1928 historic Highland Park Georgian mansion designed by Hal Thomson. It’s getting harder and harder to find a historic home in Dallas that has avoided the bulldozer. People are so quick to tear down without thinking through why a house is still standing almost a century later. It […]

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“The Last, Best Chance,” Historic Tenth Street Tells Story of Freedmen

By Bethany Erickson / January 17, 2019 / 2 Comments

One of the only remaining intact Freedman’s Towns in the entire country, the Tenth Street Historic District in Oak Cliff’s importance to the community that still has roots there — as well as to the city — is something historians and preservationists feel they can’t stress enough. The folk and period homes within the district […]

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Charles Dilbeck Jewel Of Bluffview Estates To Host Patron Party

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / October 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

  By Donovan Westover Special Contributor The 1935 Walton House has always perched on the center of its vast Bluffview Estates lot, the landscape and grounds cascading down around it with a natural flow. Carol and James Walton selected a huge lot in Bluffview for their impressive 1930s home. At the time, Walton owned and […]

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Architectural Tour Features Charles Dilbeck Library Of Quirk In Cochran Heights

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / October 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Donovan Westover Special Contributor When I began working with Dilbeck connoisseurs Willis Winters and Jann Patterson Mackey on house selection for Preservation Dallas’ October 27th Fall Architectural Tour – Charles Dilbeck In Dallas, they stressed the need for us to feature a Cochran Heights home.  The neighborhood recently received a Texas Historical Commission marker […]

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