Gorgeous Sparkman Club Traditional Feels Modern Inside, Has Epic Pool Outside

Published October 25, 2014 by Joanna England

I love how this home blends texture and style so effortlessly. From the front of this home in Sparkman Club Estates, you would think that it’s just your average 1960s traditional ranch. A rambler with perhaps a few updates, but nothing dramatic, nothing special.

Of course, that’s where you’d be absolutely wrong! Surprises are behind every door — even the back door! — of this 1959 traditional. Jump to see them all!

Of course, it’s bright and cheerful and open, thanks...


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Inwood Mortgage Home of the Week: Gorgeous Thoughtfully Remodeled Tudor in Kessler Park Has Class and Value

Published October 25, 2014 by Joanna England

We are so excited about all of the cool home tours coming up, with the Preservation Dallas “Grounds For Preservation” Home Tour this weekend and the AIA Dallas Tour of Homes Nov. 1-2. (Don’t forget to enter our drawing for the AIA Dallas Tour of Homes, because we’re giving away three pairs of tickets to this amazing home tour. Don’t miss out and enter by our 9 a.m. Oct. 27 deadline.)

And maybe while you’re out in Oak Cliff checking out the Hayes House, you could...


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Energy Efficiency and Low Maintenance Homes Are Here to Stay, Says David Gross Fine Homes Founder

Published October 25, 2014 by Amy McDonald Loftis

Gross’ first Dallas project on Lindhurst Ave. was featured in AIA Dallas 2012 Tour of Homes. (Photo courtesy of David Gross Fine Homes)

David Gross, President of David Gross Fine Homes, got his humble beginnings in Pennsylvania, going into rundown neighborhoods with his father and grandfather and seeing a need for restoration. This led to him to becoming interested in historic preservation in Philadelphia at a young age.

Upon moving to Colorado years later, he pursued his passion for construction by...


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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.