Vickery Place

Taken to The Studs: Vickery Place Craftsman Has a New, Stylish Life

By Joanna England / August 16, 2017 / 2 Comments

Bart Thrasher is nothing if not honest with his clients. And when Matt Simons wanted to renovate 5235 Vickery Blvd., Thrasher was reluctant to hitch onto the project. The home was in such a sad state that, as Thrasher admitted, it was a better candidate for a teardown. But Simons wouldn’t be dissuaded, and Thrasher, […]

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Classic, Updated Craftsman in Sought-After Vickery Place

By Joanna England / June 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Homes in historic Dallas neighborhoods are selling like hotcakes, mostly for the reason they were preserved in the first place: character. These areas fit a human scale that has long since been rendered incompatible with modernity, but still, that comfortable nostalgia makes them all the more desirable.  And while East Dallas is already phenomenally popular, […]

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Despite Brush With Reality TV, Vickery Place Modern is an Architectural Star

By Karen Eubank / January 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

You know a home has star power when it’s a TV series location twin. Last season, Bravo Network’s reality show, The Real Housewives of Dallas, was looking for a knocked-out modern home. One that would sway Tiffany Hendra’s musician husband Aaron away from thoughts of Nashville and convince him Big D could indeed be home. […]

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It’s Miller Time: Urban Oasis is Warm and Spacious, Perfect for Entertaining

By Joanna England / December 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

For the most part, I’m not a “big house” person. Small, compact, well-planned homes are more my jam. Still, part of me loves the idea of versatile, wide-open floor plans with plenty of room to spread out. Often times, though, homes that start to cross into the realm of 4,000 square feet feel sterile in […]

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Fall Home Tour Season: Here Are Six Tours You Don’t Want to Miss

By Joanna England / September 20, 2016 / 3 Comments

You may be thrilled about pumpkin-flavored everything to hit the shelves, but us here at CandysDirt.com are over the moon about the return of fall home tour season. Yes, we’ll still hit up a Starbucks for our annual pumpkin spice latte, but nothing quite says “autumn is here!” to us like traipsing through other people’s […]

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Carefully Updated Vickery Place Craftsman Keeps Vintage Charm With Added Modern Amenities

By Karen Eubank / July 9, 2016 / 0 Comments
Saturday Seven Hundred

Nothing makes us happier than to see a historic home beautifully updated for the benefit of another generation. This Vickery Place Craftsman at 5639 Richard Avenue, built in 1916, was fully restored and renovated by Brian Gream. Gream has been designing, building, and renovating homes for 15 years, and the Craftsman style is his specialty. […]

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