Swiss Avenue Historic District

A Historic Craftsman Cottage Full of Love and Laughter

By Karen Eubank / August 3, 2020 / 2 Comments

This historic Craftsman cottage exemplifies what everyone looks for when they come to Old East Dallas. You don’t expect to find a small town feeling anywhere in a major metropolitan city, but Old East Dallas has it in spaces. Every neighborhood has a unique character. However, in the Swiss Avenue Historic District, neighborliness takes on […]

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A Sears Modern Home is Loved Back to Life

By Karen Eubank / February 11, 2020 / 6 Comments

This Sears Modern Home is an excellent example of why historic preservation is important, rewarding, and yes — fun.

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These Quirky Cool Old East Dallas Gems Are Worth A Look

By Amy Puchaty / July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Maybe it’s the history or our love of a renovation done right, but one thing is for sure, these Old East Dallas homes have what today’s buyers want. Location, location, location! Plus, quirky cool interiors to boot. If you seek the exceptional, the extraordinary, the unique, these homes are for you. The best part? They’re […]

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Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Home Tour Features Aldredge House Speaker Series

By Deb R. Brimer / May 7, 2019 / 1 Comment

During this year’s Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Home Tour, the Aldredge House – the Grand Dame of the Swiss Avenue Historic District – will open its doors at 5500 Swiss Avenue and host a free and open to the public speaker series sponsored by Friends of Aldredge House. Slated for Saturday, May 11, and Sunday, […]

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Elegant Swiss Avenue Gem to Debut Makeover at Mother’s Day Home Tour

By Deb R. Brimer / April 19, 2019 / 2 Comments

Every stylish lady needs a refreshing makeover from time to time. Grand historic homes are no exception. When the Swiss Avenue Historic District kicks off its weekend-long 46th Annual Mother’s Day Home Tour, 5007 Swiss Avenue will be unveiling an elegant new look. Since sharing the vision for historic home preservation is part of the […]

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Don’t Miss the 46th Annual Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Home Tour

By Deb R. Brimer / April 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Annual Swiss Avenue Historic District Home Tour – commonly called the Annual Mother’s Day Home Tour – is the matriarch of all home tours in Dallas, and rightly so. Swiss Avenue Historic District (SAHD) was Dallas’ first historic district, and Swiss Avenue was the city’s earliest grand neighborhood. In addition to its designation as […]

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