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East Kessler Cottage Turns On the Charm With Vintage Touches, Bright Spaces

By Leah Shafer / January 21, 2016 / 3 Comments

East Kessler Park is one of Dallas’ storied neighborhoods, established in 1937 by developer Roy Eastus and the Stemmons Family. It has one of the most eclectic blends of architecture in the city, from late 1930′s Austin stone homes and ranchettes, to midcentury modern homes and ultra modern masterpieces. The neighborhood is just lovely, with rolling hills, arching shade trees, and meandering […]

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Modern Updates to Adorable Santa Monica Home Keep Its Cottage Feel, Vintage Charm

By Leah Shafer / October 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

Some of the best pre-sale renovations owners can do on older homes is to make sure they have things today’s buyers value: more than one bathroom; an updated kitchen with new fixtures and appliances; an open floorplan; and a fresh, updated look everywhere. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred at 7014 Vivian Ave. is located in East Dallas’ Santa Monica neighborhood. Built […]

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New Tabak Home Is Sleek, Modern Build with Downtown Dallas Views, Upscale Amenities

By Leah Shafer / October 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

With the large number of people moving to downtown Dallas and the boom in available housing, nearby neighborhood are influenced, as well. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is just such an example. The condo at 4401 Roseland Ave. Unit B, near Carroll and Ross avenues, is in the newly christened “East Village” area. It’s one of three units built together, and is […]

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Casa Linda Home Shows Off Cute Style, Goes Under Contract in Two Days

By Leah Shafer / October 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

Casa Linda is one of East Dallas’ treasured neighborhoods. The houses in this area are generally on half-acre and larger lots, almost all built in the 1940s and 1950s, just east and south of White Rock Lake. You’ll find a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, lots of mature shade trees, winding roads, and close proximity to the Dallas Arboretum and the historic […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: Lake Highlands North Home Is Updated, Move-in Ready

By Leah Shafer / October 6, 2015 / 5 Comments

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story quoted the LBJ Express website, which said there were sound walls installed in this area to reduce highway noise. That is incorrect. We regret the error. We know that living “inside the loop” (635, of course) is imperative for some folks. Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred is a Lake […]

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Dilbeck-Inspired North Oak Cliff Bungalow Shows Off Stunning Renovation

By Leah Shafer / August 18, 2015 / 4 Comments

It’s not often in our Tuesday Two Hundred we get to wonder if a house was designed by noted Dallas architect Charles Dilbeck, but today we can. The California-style bungalow at 914 Westmount Ave. near Fort Worth Avenue and Westmoreland Road has irregular brickwork and woodwork that has led some to believe this may have been […]

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