retro renovation

Mayrath House Slated For Teardown, Midcentury Modern Lovers Can Pick Over The Bones This Weekend

By Joanna England / April 11, 2016 / 11 Comments
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Ahead of the demolition of iconic Mayrath house at 10707 Lennox Lane, midcentury modern lovers will be given the opportunity to pick over the bones of the Truett A. Bishop-designed home. Once lauded as one of the most innovative homes in the country, it will soon be razed to make room for a new build on the […]

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Before & After: A Discerning Midcentury Renovation in Lake Highlands

By Leah Shafer / July 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

I’ve known Rebecca Nolen since our high school days at Ursuline Academy of Dallas. Even back then, her design aesthetic was refined—she had the best-looking bedroom of anyone I knew. She also offered me Welsh rarebit as a snack when I came over to study one afternoon, far more sophisticated than the Little Debbie Star Crunch […]

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It’s My Mansion: A North Oak Cliff Tudor for Under $200K? Yep! It’s In Sunset Hill

By Leah Shafer / May 18, 2015 / 4 Comments

North Oak Cliff is one of the most sought-after areas in the DFW housing market, which makes it hotter than a fur coat in July. Houses regularly go under contract in a matter of days, and prices have increased substantially over the past five years in many of its neighborhoods. The list of reasons to love North Oak […]

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Outstanding Reno Brings Original Life Back to Legendary Oak Cliff Midcentury Modern

By Leah Shafer / February 6, 2015 / 6 Comments

When Erik Schuessler first encountered the midcentury modern house at 1434 Bar Harbor Cir. in the Wynnewood Hills neighborhood of Oak Cliff, he fell in love with its potential and retro aesthetic. As he renovated the 4,600-square-foot beauty and learned more about it, he also grew fascinated by its history. In its heyday, Bar Harbor […]

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San Antonio Real Estate News: HuffPo Features 1970s Time Warp in Castle Hills Listed by Kuper Realty

By Joanna England / January 13, 2014 / 8 Comments

This listing from Diana Gonzalez of Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty out of San Antonio is making the rounds at HuffPo and Curbed. It’s an incredibly preserved 1970s mecca that will have you doing the “Time Warp.” Inside 1410 Grey Oak Dr. you’ll find swag lamps, wood paneling, and a kitchen that could be straight out […]

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