Mary Jacobs always writes valuable and informative pieces. The article she wrote Sunday, “Beverly’s ‘Majesty’ Makes it Iconic….Highland Park street shared its designer with Beverly Hills” highlights an iconic street in Dallas. Mary Jacobs choosing Beverly Drive as the first street to be discussed as a neighborhood shows her intuition and understanding of Dallas and its neighborhoods. Beverly Drive has always been a larger than life street, desired and romanticized by SMU coeds to home buyers.
“What are the four most iconic streets in Dallas?” is a question of mine that Mary Jacobs quoted along with the most consistent answer: Beverly Drive.
What also impressed me was the treatment of the neighborhood was not just demographics and prices, but the architectural appeal of the neighborhood in context to its setting designed by landscape architect Wilbur Cook and its history.
I used to open up The Dallas Morning News Sunday paper to the sports section. Now I open it up to the Dallas neighborhood feature in the Real Estate section.