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Rare Treat: Architecturally Significant Hal Thomson Tudor Hits The Market

By Karen Eubank / November 25, 2019 / 3 Comments

Why is it that some architecturally and historically significant homes stand the test of time, as if they were ageless vessels of grace? A case study might well be 4209 Bordeaux — primo Highland Park dirt, a Tudor mansion that goes light on the steepness of the pitched gable roofs, got a bit playful (but […]

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Nesting with Dallas’ Most Exclusive Luxury Agents at Cluckingham Palace. Where They Left Me

By Candy Evans / October 16, 2019 / 1 Comment

This story has been updated to include the new reserve and the extended auction. Now this is the big league way to market a luxury home: hop aboard a King Air 350 at Love Field’s Business Jet Center, soar up over Dallas, land in Mt. Pleasant, Texas, 18 minutes later and hop into an SUV […]

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Built to Last, This Highland Park Classic Revival Offers Grace and Elegance

By Joanna England / December 5, 2018 / 2 Comments

Readers of CandysDirt.com know a classic when they see one, and this stunning, time-honored design from architect Larry E. Boerder is definitely a classic. In fact, after much debate amongst our staff, we’re calling this Highland Park red brick beauty at 3821 Shenandoah a Classic Revival, but if you have an opinion, be sure to […]

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Rock Cliff Place Home Designed by Famed Palm Beach Architect Up for Grabs

By Bethany Erickson / September 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Byron Simonson wasn’t as well known as the holy trinity of architectural mentors he could draw inspiration from, but the influences of Frank Lloyd Wright, Addison Mizner, and Maurice Fatio are still seen in the original midcentury modern abodes that dot Palm Beach — and in today’s Monday Morning Millionaire found right here in Dallas. […]

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Highland Park Modern Tudor Renovated to Perfection

By Karen Eubank / May 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

How do you make a classic 1926 home suitable for a 2018 lifestyle? This modern Tudor at 3824 Shenandoah Street in Highland Park is the answer. I’ve seen a lot of updated and remodeled vintage homes that bear no characteristics of their heritage. Fortunately, this is not the case for our Monday Morning Millionaire.

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A Dallas Treasure: Rita Clements’ Greek Revival Mansion

By Karen Eubank / May 14, 2018 / 3 Comments

If you have been in Dallas for a while, you know this Greek Revival mansion, and you certainly know the name, Rita Crocker Clements. Newcomers might need a small history lesson, so let’s begin. Rita was a smart, strong, savvy, sophisticated woman that never forgot her ranching family roots. She was an active volunteer not […]

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