The Dallas city manager and housing director are proposing a devastating blanket zoning change: allowing ADUs (additional dwelling units), better known as granny flats, actually backyard rental houses, in single-family zoned neighborhoods. This change would allow a 44-foot wide by 30-foot tall rental house to be built on the back of a standard 50‑foot wide…
Architects’ work pushes modern design forward on AIA Dallas home tour 2017.
Meet architects, see architecture, explore emerging and established neighborhoods on AIA Dallas home tour.
Thinking about the profound influence of architect Frank Welch on Dallas, architects, and architecture.
The death of E.G. Hamilton precedes the looming destruction of an architecturally significant home he designed.
Everyone has a favorite day, maybe Christmas, Easter, Fourth of July, but my favorite day is April 21, Margaret Milam McDermott Day. Margaret McDermott Day represents the best of all holidays. For example, Margaret McDermott represents the generous Christmas spirit of giving. She is a sophisticated philanthropist who gives more than money, she provides ideas,…
Consider This Highland Park Home Free If the alternative is sending three children to private academies, at $1,595,000 this Highland Park home for sale is free A family facing the $100,000 cost of sending three children to one of the better private schools has the same annual cost as purchasing 4541 S. Versailles with a…
Who would think property rights and preservation are compatible. Mayor Robert Folsom, a developer and strongest proponent of free enterprise and property rights was also Dallas’ strongest preservation mayor. Mayor Folsom opposed the city planners multi-family mixed used plan and supported the property owners’ single-family rezoning plan for a multi-family area of apartments.
If you desire to build an architecturally significant home, what is the best site in Dallas to accomplish you inspired ideas and plans? Here are the three top recommendations of lots that will accentuate great architecture and a home that will make you happy.
Marc McCollum, AIA, redefines urban location and difficult site to create a modern home that captures nature in a dense Dallas urban neighborhood.
The history and direction of older Dallas neighborhoods in a book by Douglas Newby launched at Texas Sesquicentennial celebration.
The future owner of the Crespi Hicks Estate home is identified and has the resources to further enhance and maintain a home of the magnitude and architectural significance of the Crespi Hicks Estate home.