State Thomas District

This State Thomas Charmer is as Loaded as a Park Cities Manse

By Candy Evans / November 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

I’m about to give you the dirt on this State Thomas treasure. You’ll be waiting to hear how it was built around the turn of the century, updated in the mid fifties and then eighties, right? The State Thomas neighborhood contains the largest collection of Victorian-era homes remaining in Dallas. Known as Freedman’s Town, it was created […]

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Interview with an Architect: Evan Beattie Works Tirelessly for Quality of Life in Dallas

By Leah Shafer / March 30, 2015 / 4 Comments

Today, we bring you the inaugural column in a new ongoing series, Interview with an Architect. The goal is to speak with leading voices in the North Texas architecture community and learn about their work, development issues in our community, and good design practices and principals. Evan Beattie, AIA, LEED AP, is a Principal with Good […]

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Historic Designation Protects Dallas Treasures from Demolition

By Leah Shafer / February 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dallas has a rich historic and architectural legacy, shown through buildings like the Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff, DeGolyer House and Gardens in East Dallas, and the Eastside Warehouse District and State Thomas neighborhood in Uptown. But just because a building or neighborhood plays an important part in the story of Dallas doesn’t mean it’s protected […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: This Urban Loft is in the Midst of Walkable State Thomas

By Joanna England / June 26, 2014 / 0 Comments

Walkable. Urban. Accessible. Mass Transit. Did I miss any buzzwords that might have tipped you off that today’s Thursday Three Hundred is right in the middle of a very shoe-leather-friendly area? When I think “walkable” and “Dallas,” I automatically think of the State Thomas area. It’s a fantastic neighborhood just south of Uptown that is […]

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Inwood Home of the Week: State Thomas Brownstone Makes Uptown Living a Blast from the Past

By Candy Evans / April 18, 2014 / 0 Comments

The State Thomas Home Tour was just last weekend, so we are bringing you a brand new listing (just hit MLS) in the State Thomas District at 2411 Hall Street, No. 1. This is an end unit three story that proves how affordable great brownstone living is in Uptown, especially in the State Thomas ‘hood […]

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FLASH GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win a Pair of Patron-Level Tickets to Preservation Dallas’ Spring Architectural Tour of State Thomas!

By Joanna England / April 9, 2014 / 9 Comments

Thanks to the incredible generosity of Preservation Dallas, we have TWO PAIRS of Patron-level tickets to give away to their amazing Spring Architectural Tour of the State Thomas District. This tour is almost certain to knock your socks off, with candy-colored Victorian homes, Edwardian cottages, and beautiful Italianate manses that are painstakingly preserved. Jump to […]

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