The AD EX Launches New Base in Downtown Dallas at Republic Center

By Joanna England / December 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

There’s a new spot for your architecture and design fix in downtown Dallas from a source you’ll recognize. The AD EX — formerly the Dallas Center for Architecture and short for The Architecture and Design Exchange — had its official launch on Saturday, Dec. 8. The organization held the celebration with Downtown Dallas Inc. and […]

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Dallas Center for Architecture Is Now AD EX with Newly Expanded Vision, Location

By Leah Shafer / June 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Dallas Center for Architecture has changed its name and expanded its vision, moving to a new location in downtown Dallas and setting its sights on being an integral part of the community.  DCFA is now AD EX, shorthand for The Architecture and Design Exchange. They are taking new roost in the historic midcentury architectural […]

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Preston Hollow East Swaps Donuts and Dialogue with Council Member Jennifer Gates

By Jon Anderson / April 17, 2018 / 1 Comment

Top Pot, a name that might evoke the hopes of an herb-aceous electorate, is alas just a coffee and “hand-forged” donut shop at the edge of Preston Hollow. Begun in Seattle, the city of coffee’s rebirth, there are three locations in Dallas. I wonder if Dallas leadership called out Top Pot for a “just like […]

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Classic Brownstone in Fort Worth Offers Best of All Worlds

By Seth Fowler / February 21, 2017 / 2 Comments

Isn’t it interesting that newer homes that look and feel like older, classically designed homes sell faster and for more money than homes that have no real architectural value or distinction? Did you know that a brownstone townhome, when used in the urban residential vernacular, doesn’t technically mean the home is made of brown stone? […]

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Navigating City Hall: How Do We Build a Vibrant Downtown Dallas?

By Bethany Erickson / August 27, 2015 / 5 Comments

A week ago, I had the opportunity to attend the 17th annual Neighborhood Boot Camp, which is offered by the Dallas Homeowners League. It was my first time to attend, but I have to say – it’s a must for anyone who has had trouble getting help from City Hall in the past – or […]

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Monday Morning Millionaire II: Kimberly Schlegel Whitman’s Highland Park Entertainment Mecca Goes on the Market

By Candy Evans / June 23, 2014 / 5 Comments

Diana Oates over at CultureMap beat me to this one, but that just gave me a chance to go plant my basil garden! (Thanks, Diana!) The Diva of Dallas entertaining has put her home on the market! Kim Whitman, the author of six fab entertaining books (I still have her very first, about parties for […]

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