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From the Archives: Lake Highlands Estates Home Has Custom Features, Vintage Charm

By Leah Shafer / December 31, 2015 / 0 Comments

Editor’s note: This post was originally published Sept. 24, 2015, and features the incredible design work of Summer Riggins. You can read the profile we later wrote on her here. Some home renovations go halfway, updating a few spots here and there. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is not that kind of reno. The owners of […]

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Lake Highlands Estates Home Has Custom-Build Features Coupled with Vintage Charm

By Leah Shafer / September 24, 2015 / 17 Comments

Some home renovations go halfway, updating a few spots here and there. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is not that kind of reno. The owners of the home at 561 Classen Dr. have gone all in, updating and improving the place from stem to stern, and the results are marvelous. It has the clean, finished feel and amenities of […]

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Updated Junius Heights Tudor Blends Classic Design With Modern Features

By Leah Shafer / June 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is a rare treat. This Junius Heights Tudor, located just south of the heart of Lakewood at 731 Lipscomb Ave., charms with its vintage curb appeal and original details throughout the interior. Updates, like the quartz kitchen countertops, commercial-grade stainless steel range, and master bathroom addition, address common concerns in a house […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: Updated White Rock Cottage Makes Most of Floorplan

By Leah Shafer / May 26, 2015 / 1 Comment

There are a fair number of small houses in East Dallas near White Rock Lake. Many of them were built in the 1950s and 1960s, when closets were tiny, floorplans were divided up with lots of walls, and families were perfectly happy with just one bathroom. As homeowners renovate some of these houses, they’re rethinking […]

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East Dallas Midcentury Ranchette Packs a Powerful Punch in Modest Footprint

By Leah Shafer / March 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

That old saying about good things coming in small packages can be hard to reconcile with the “bigger-is-better” mentality that often rules Texas real estate. But it’s an easy fit in today’s Tuesday Two Hundred, a cozy midcentury ranchette in East Dallas at 823 Lake Terrace Dr. With 1,490 square feet and a great layout, […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: Lakewood Midcentury Reno Hits All the High Notes

By Leah Shafer / December 11, 2014 / 0 Comments

The theme of today’s Thursday Three Hundred is “gorgeous wood,” both because of the numerous large trees on this house’s lot and the inviting handscraped wood floors throughout the interior of this Lakewood midcentury. Located at 6715 Patrick Drive, near Mockingbird Lane and Abrams Road, this property was reduced this morning to $317,000. Listed by Franceanna Campagna at […]

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