preservation

Dallas Heritage Village Executive Director: ‘Maintenance Is Not Sexy’

By Bethany Erickson / September 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Last week, the Dallas Heritage Village announced that it was closing the Blum House indefinitely until it could be repaired and rehabbed, causing a flurry of questions — and rumors — about the organization and the state of the Blum House and the other structures at the Old City Park that comprise the museum. We sat down […]

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Dallas Heritage Village Closes Blum House Due to Ongoing Decay

By Bethany Erickson / September 22, 2019 / 2 Comments

The Blum House has suffered ongoing deferred maintenance, Dallas Heritage Village says It will cost around $650,000 to repair and restore it, according to estimates Preservationists and history buffs awoke Saturday to alarming news — The Blum House, which sits at the Dallas Heritage Village in Old City Park — was being closed to the public indefinitely […]

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North Oak Cliff’s 12th Street Connector: The Road Is Coming Out!

By Amanda Popken / January 25, 2019 / 5 Comments

The historic Winnetka Heights neighborhood in North Oak Cliff had a big win this Wednesday at City Hall. The city’s thoroughfare plan was amended to take away the 12th St. Connector, knitting the neighborhood back together with parks and open space. It was a change 40 years in the making, with some of the original […]

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Best of 2018: Blue House Making Move to Browder and Beaumont

By Bethany Erickson / December 27, 2018 / 0 Comments
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[Editor’s note: Merry Christmas! This week, we’re taking time off to focus on our loved ones, so we are sharing some of our favorite stories from this year. Keep an eye out for our top features from the archives as we rest and get ready for a brilliant 2019! Cheers, from Candy and the entire […]

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Jenna Bush Hager Talks Home Preservation And More in Dallas April 11

By Candy Evans / April 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Jenna Bush Hager is, of course, one of the darling fraternal twin daughters of former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush. Even though she lives and works in New York City, we kind of still think of her as a Dallas gal, right? I will always remember the twins from their […]

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Relish The Original Details of this Sparkman Club Midcentury Modern

By Joanna England / April 21, 2017 / 2 Comments

Ed has done it again! I swear, Ed Murchison seems to constantly nab the most fun midcentury modern listings in the city. This cool 1961-built ranch in Northwest Dallas’ Sparkman Club Estates is so absolutely perfect, with tons of original cabinetry and finishes.

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