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Dallas Architecture and Real Estate Insights

by Douglas Newby, Real Estate Broker

Dallas Architecture Blog discusses Modern Architecture and Mid Century Modern Homes, Dallas Neighborhoods, Dallas Real Estate and the Aesthetics of the City.

Dallas Insights

Observations, suggestions and recommendations for a vibrant and cohesive city.

Backyard Rental House Zoning Threatens Trees, Breezes, Birds and Neighborhoods

  The Dallas city manager and housing director are proposing a devastating blanket zoning change: ...

Amazon HQ2 = Trinity Groves

Which city will Amazon select for their second headquarters? It is easy to understand that Trinity...

My Favorite Day – Margaret McDermott Day, April 21

Everyone has a favorite day, maybe Christmas, Easter, Fourth of July, but my favorite day is April 21,...

Why Are Early 20th Century Homes More Modern Than 21st Century Builder Modern Homes?

See how early 20th century modern homes built in the 1900s are more modern than 21st century modern homes...

Trinity River Toll Road is So 20th Century

Driverless Cars Change Everything! Planners Last Century Thought Toll Roads Essential for City to Grow....

Private Art Collections Creating Greater Influence in the Art World

Derek and Christen Wilson are art patrons who personify the growing influence of private art collections...

Nancy Hanley – A Great Friend to Dallas

A tribute to a woman who encouraged artists, supported their work, showcased Texas art integrated with...

Private-Public Preservation Tools Coming to Dallas and Highland Park

There is so much that needs to be saved and underutilized tools to accomplish this.

Dallas Surging Ahead of Other Cities

Dallas has an economic and aesthetic foundation that allows it to surge past other cities. You will...

Stanley Marcus Home Will Not be Torn Down

For years I have discussed with the owners the merits of Marcus home and their appreciation of it. An...

Old Highland Park

See the magnificent and the charming in Old Highland Park, the heart and soul of this incredible neighborhood.

George Bush Buys New Home in Dallas?

While others guessed or claimed to know, I never commented until I was first to identify George Bush’s...

Important Midcentury Modern Home Spared From Dallas Teardown Trend

It is always a victory when a small house on a valuable lot is preserved and renovated.

Why Dallas is Embracing an Old Architectural Vision of What The World Could be.

Celebrated author and art critic Michael Ennis comments on the origins and trends of modern architecture.