Archive for February, 2016

March Board of Directors Speaker

Posted by    |    February 25th, 2016 at 11:36 pm

 

Our March speaker at our regular Board of Director’s meeting will be Rick Loessberg with the Dallas County Trail and Preserve Program.  

Dallas County currently has contains twenty-one preserves and 3,366 acres located throughout the County and over 100 miles of hard surface trails.  Find more information about the Trail Program here and the Preserve Program here.

Our meeting will be March 14th at La Calle Doce at 7:00 pm.

Oak Cliff Landmark and Former At-Risk Property For Sale

Posted by    |    February 25th, 2016 at 10:59 pm

 

By Robert Wilonsky at the Dallas Morning News

A 111-year-old Oak Cliff landmark long considered endangered can be yours — for the nice price of $575,000.

Now, in a perfect world, it might be listed for a little less. Barbara Reeves, the RE/MAX agent who has just put the mansion on the market, doesn’t hide the obvious: The gem has faded, and needs some $100,000 worth of work to make it whole again. “Scraped and painted” would be a good enough start, she said Thursday. But just a start.

Still, there is no doubt that it’s an estimable piece of property, 4,100 square feet of history planted on W. Jefferson Boulevard directly across the street from Sunset High School. The Victorian farm house, surrounded by far more modest fare, has but one functioning powder room spread among its myriad bedrooms. But it does boast a third-floor ballroom

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