The term “Renaissance man” was first used to describe Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo in the 14th century as men with interests and gifts in arts, sciences, politics, and intellectual pursuits.

These days, true Renaissance men are few and far between.  Whether it’s because people have become more specialized in pursuing interests and careers, or that there isn’t enough time in the day to explore new horizons, to find someone with a variety of gifts and passions is quite a feat.

The Renaissance Dentist

Steven Jones started his career as a dentist.  No, actually he got a Doctorate of Dental Surgery – even before he got his Bachelor’s Degree from Baylor University — but he never cleaned gums or asked anyone to spit.

“Since the 4th grade I wanted to be a dentist,” explains Jones.  “When I started pre-dentistry classes and I quickly realized that wasn’t the career for me, but I went ahead and finished dental school.”

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Photo courtesy Zillow

A Reader Writes:

Candy

Do you have any information on renters rights at the Renaissance?  The garage is in lock-down mode and will likely be that way for months.  The building is saying they will give rent cars to those that can not access their cars.  What rights does the Texas Property Code give to renters in this instance.  There will obviously be a big settlement from the contractors insurance carrier which will go to the owners of the units but will never flow down to the tenants.  There is no where to park in this area.  Should tenants be required to pay full rent during this time of uncertainty?

Any thoughts you may have would be appreciated!

Photo courtesy Zillow

Photo courtesy Zillow

I was able to reach out and chat with Keith Head, branch manager and associate broker for Coldwell Banker and Renaissance resident about this ongoing story.

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Renaissance parking garage

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Renaissance View

There are so many great properties in Uptown and Oak Lawn, but that doesn’t dampen the competition for prime spots. This one-bedroom, one-bath condo in the Renaissance is sure to go quickly because not only is it affordable, but it’s in the “honeypot” of the area!

Living:Kitchen Renaissance

This little gem is completely updated and ready for some young professional who is looking to live in one of the hottest areas in Dallas. The condo is 834 square feet and includes a living/dining room, an open kitchen with island, a fully updated bath, and fabulous views.

Renaissance Bath

Included in the $1,425 rent is the use of all the Renaissance’s many amenities, including the gorgeous pool, valet, concierge, and much more. There are no pets allowed, though, which is fine by me!

Renaissance Pool

There’s a washer and dryer in unit, too, which is super convenient. Of course, if you’re pressed for time, you can order laundry service, too.

Interested? Contact Deborah Theriault at LocalDwelling.com.

Renaissance View

There are so many great properties in Uptown and Oak Lawn, but that doesn’t dampen the competition for prime spots. This one-bedroom, one-bath condo in the Renaissance is sure to go quickly because not only is it affordable, but it’s in the “honeypot” of the area!

Living:Kitchen Renaissance

This little gem is completely updated and ready for some young professional who is looking to live in one of the hottest areas in Dallas. The condo is 834 square feet and includes a living/dining room, an open kitchen with island, a fully updated bath, and fabulous views.

Renaissance Bath

Included in the $1,425 rent is the use of all the Renaissance’s many amenities, including the gorgeous pool, valet, concierge, and much more. There are no pets allowed, though, which is fine by me!

Renaissance Pool

There’s a washer and dryer in unit, too, which is super convenient. Of course, if you’re pressed for time, you can order laundry service, too.

Interested? Contact Deborah Theriault at LocalDwelling.com.