Soak in Atmosphere from Wide Front Porch of this Updated Winnetka Heights Craftsman

Published September 3, 2015 by Leah Shafer

For people interested in homes with stories and personality, the Winnetka Heights neighborhood in North Oak Cliff offers hundreds of beautiful examples.

Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is a Craftsman bungalow at 214 N. Edgefield Ave., near Davis and Polk streets. Built in 1924, it has doubtless seen generations of people sit on its wide front porch, looking out at the arching shade trees that line the street.

At 2,212 square feet on two stories, this Craftsman is large, with four...


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A Lesson From Fort Worth: How to Slow Down Cars in Dallas – Roundabouts

Published September 3, 2015 by Candy Evans

I spent 30 hours in Fort Worth and loved it. Visited my dear friend Eric Prokesh, saw his house, toured some Fort Worth neighborhoods and drooled, just drooled over the housing stock there. Had lunch and dinner on West Magnolia and cannot wait to return. Fairmount is becoming a huge real estate success story: it was a little like Olmos Park Terrace in San Antonio and Dallas’ Hollywood Heights & Winnetka Heights but on a much larger scale. In fact —

Located on the near south side...


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Uptown Murder at Gables Park 17 Gaining Nationwide Attention

Published September 3, 2015 by Candy Evans

Courtesy Fox4 News Dallas

The tragic gunning down of a woman in an Uptown parking garage last evening, a garage residents say was accessible only with a fob key, has now garnered a bit of national attention via the New York Daily News. 

The murder has the luxury apartment community (and a lot of single women in Uptown) on edge. Witnesses said the killer was wearing a mask and drove away in a black Jeep Cherokee —

“We saw the lady laying down next to her car on the floor, and then the...


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Grand Streets - Swiss Ave. A classic full of history

One of the gems in East Dallas. A striking tree-lined avenue filled with historically preserved and restored homes. The variety of styles makes for a wonderful study in different architectures.