Dallas ISDShortly after the Dallas ISD board of trustees voted unanimously to approve a resolution that many feel is one of the first steps toward healing the animosity some still feel even decades after Dallas ISD finally desegregated under judicial oversight in 1967, they took the tangible step of renaming three schools currently bearing the names of confederates. (more…)

Just like the impulse to nibble on a baby’s cheeks, I feel an uncontrollable urge to take a bite out of this adorable Greenland Hills Tudor. With the adorable roofline, arched stained-glass windows, scalloped awning, and precious pea green front door, how could you not love this brick and stone classic cottage at 5206 Merrimac?

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The Dallas ISD school board voted to begin the process of renaming four schools named after Confederate generals Thursday evening.

The discussion was at times contentious, but overall, Dallas Independent School District trustees were unified in their desire to change the names of four schools currently named for Confederate leaders.

The board voted unanimously to require schools named after Albert Sidney Johnson, Robert E. Lee, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson and William L. Cabell to change their names.

A fifth school, John B. Hood Middle School, changed its name to Piedmont G.L.O.B.A.L. Academy last year. (more…)

Lakewood Heights is one of my very favorite neighborhoods for two reasons: One is that there is block after block of adorable cottages in a wonderful palette of classic colors; and the second is that the neighborhood is just close enough to Greenville Avenue and Downtown to be accessible, but the streets are narrow and the trees are mature, making it feel much more private.

Our Friday Four Hundred really speaks to me on that level. I mean, who can resist such a cute, robin’s egg blue Tudor? 

“We see why you love this home, because it had our hearts from the moment we walked through the front door!” said Lauri Ann Hanson, one half of the Dwell Partners duo. “This classic double-peak 1922 Tudor has captivated all who have viewed it since it hit the market.”

And as you’d expect, this adorable home at 6204 Belmont Ave. listed at $499,900, is already under contract. But that doesn’t mean we can’t admire it, or that it’s all said and done for this home. As you know, nothing’s certain until the ink dries at closing! Let’s take a closer look.

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There’s finally a name for it: “cute aggression.”

It’s that feeling you get when you see a baby, a kitten or puppy — or in my case, an adorable house — that makes you want to take a little love bite out of it. 

That’s exactly the feeling I got when I first saw 5918 Richmond Ave. It’s a completely adorable cottage in East Dallas’ Belmont Addition that is move-in ready.

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5830 Goodwin High FrontAmid its red brick neighbors, this striking stone-clad home at 5830 Goodwin is not only sure to catch glances, but its location can’t be beat. Not only is it right across from Robert E. Lee Elementary School — a Dallas ISD campus that is experiencing an amazing resurgence, but it’s in Delmar Heights.

What, you’re not familiar with Delmar Heights? Well, it’s part of a neighborhood you’ll definitely recognize: Dallas’ famed ‘M Streets.’

This is a popular location because of its diversity in architecture and for its proximity to some of the best shopping, eating, and drinking in Dallas.

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