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South Dallas

Tuesday Two Hundred: This South Dallas Home is Staged to Perfection

By Nikki Barringer / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

New construction in Dallas in the low $200s? *Tires screech.* *Horn blasts.* *Solo red siren from Dragnet magically appears.* Dramatization? Or real life? YOU DECIDE. But seriously, let’s talk about 650 Elkhart Avenue. It’s impeccable. The details are thoughtful, and many were hand-selected by the investor, Tracy Bennett, herself.

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Wolf Creek Contemporary Shines With Updates, Curb Appeal

By Bethany Erickson / March 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Just seven minutes or so from what is becoming a hot area thanks to revitalization efforts, our Tuesday Two Hundred this week takes us back to Wolf Creek. We’ve talked about Wolf Creek before — it’s a great neighborhood full of ranch-style and 80s era soft contemporary homes that are well-maintained, affordable, and are being […]

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Dallas ISD

As Dallas ISD Takes Look at Long-Shuttered Schools, One Neighborhood Makes Demands

By Bethany Erickson / September 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

While it was a fairly tame evening, as far as school board meetings go, Thursday night’s regular Dallas ISD board of trustees meeting was bookended by discussions about the larger responsibility a school district has to the communities schools sit in, especially once those schools are closed. It began during the portion at the beginning […]

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Before and After: Find Fab Style in this Renovated South Dallas House

By Leah Shafer / June 28, 2018 / 2 Comments

If you want to discover an up-and-coming neighborhood in South Dallas, cast your eyes toward Woodland Canyon near the Dallas Executive Airport. We’ve found a fabulous renovated Spanish-style house that’s big on style and priced right. The before-and-after pics show just how big of a transformation this house underwent.  Our Thursday Three Hundred is located at 960 Glen […]

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Most Endangered Historic Places in Dallas

Is the Walt Humann Fair Park Deal Being Rethought? (Or Dumped?)

By Candy Evans / September 29, 2016 / 2 Comments

My tip came in last week, this is what I was told by an anonymous source: “The city attorney’s office is now telling Mayor Rawlings that the Humann plan won’t fly, that they were wrong, and they do need to open the bid up to RFPs.” As a blogger, I guess I could have published […]

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Jon Anderson: Rawlings Railroads Humann Plan for Fair Park That’s Light on Accountability [UPDATED]

By Jon Anderson / August 3, 2016 / 3 Comments

[Editor’s Note: We’re hosting a robust conversation about the future of Fair Park here on CandysDirt.com ahead of the 8:30 a.m., Aug. 4 City of Dallas Park Board meeting that could help decide the iconic landmark’s fate. Earlier we had a post from Amanda Popken covering the Monday meeting at the Hall of State. Below, […]

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