Inwood Home of the Week: State Thomas Brownstone Makes Uptown Living a Blast from the Past

Published April 19, 2014 by Candy Evans

The State Thomas Home Tour was just last weekend, so we are bringing you a brand new listing (just hit MLS) in the State Thomas District at 2411 Hall Street, No. 1. This is an end unit three story that proves how affordable great brownstone living is in Uptown, especially in the State Thomas ‘hood which is so rich with history.

The way back machine: In 1868, James and Elizabeth Routh Thomas bought 40 acres in State Thomas. Of course, it wasn’t called State Thomas just yet, it was farm...


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Don’t Mess With Texas Highways Part II: Demolish a Downtown Dallas Highway to Spur Real Estate Investment? What Makes a World-Class City?

Published April 18, 2014 by Candy Evans

Yesterday,  Ed Woodson, a Dallas attorney, and Aren Cambre, a computer scientist, gave us part I of their insightful, well-researched counter to Patrick Kennedy et al’s passion to tear down I-345 in downtown Dallas, an elevated highway they believe is choking urban living, creating a schism of disruption between neighborhoods and sucking up dirt that could be developed as housing units. Etc. Today, Ed and Aren bring you part two of their post, asking what makes Dallas a “World...


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Thursday $300K: This Absolute Angel of a Tudor Just Listed on Mmmm Morningside

Published April 18, 2014 by Candy Evans

This just has to be Tudor week in my head somewhere, probably because my son and daughter-in-law are in London and Ireland visiting Downton Abbey! William Davis Realty just listed this absolute angel of an M-Streets rock Tudor that moves and grooves. I have this thing about rocks — diamonds, sapphires, even rock crystal. But this home has the hook: located on a premiere block on Morningside, you get the location gold standard down from the start. The home has also recently been painted,...


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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.