Architectural Details in Four Unique DFW Homes

DFW truly has something for everyone’s tastes — including those who prefer unique structures that draw on historic and modern design principles. Following are four unique DFW properties that feature a little bit of everything.

While there is an abundance of new construction in the outlying suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, there are also historic and unique homes with distinct architectural details throughout the area. As a large metropolitan area, DFW truly has something for everyone’s tastes — including those who prefer unique structures that draw on historic and modern design principles. Following are four unique DFW properties that feature everything from industrial modern design to Art Deco flair.

The Century-Old Craftsman

Oak Lawn Craftsman in Dallas

Located in the thriving Oak Lawn neighborhood of Dallas, this 1915, two-story boasts distinct Craftsman architectural details. With a deep front porch for outdoor living to beautiful woodwork throughout, this home offers the best of both worlds: the beauty of a historic home paired with tasteful, timeless updates.

Property courtesy of Robert Wong, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

The Hollywood Heights Cottage

Hollywood Heights Cottage in Dallas

Dallas’ Hollywood Heights neighborhood is lauded for its beautiful Craftsman and 1920s cottage-style homes. An up and coming neighborhood with homeowners dedicated to celebrating design elements of the past, this charming cottage offers exquisite brickwork and classic Tudor-inspired pitched roofing. This renovated home is turn-key with neutral decor and original woodwork with custom built-ins throughout.

Property courtesy of Minnette Murray, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

The Suburban Chateau

Southlake Chateau DFW

Located in Southlake, a suburb just outside of Fort Worth, is this sprawling French-inspired manor. The property features a classic porte cochere with stamped concrete circular driveway. An impressive exterior of stone encased windows complement the home’s light red brick. Drawing on Old World European style, this property’s interior has custom features including built-in cabinetry, wrought iron detailing on the stairwell, and plantation shutters.

Property courtesy of Shelly Hammond, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

The Art-Deco Inspired Estate

Art Deco in Fort Worth

This 1941 home in the heart of Fort Worth draws on distinctive Art Deco elements including the use of light colored exteriors and a smooth curving stairwell that greets visitors as they enter. The home’s updates with neutral decor and modern amenities do not outshine its historic appeal. In addition to large bedrooms and high ceilings throughout, this property is situated on an oversized lot with a sparkling pool.

Property courtesy of Michele Brown, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

If you are a fan of architecture or have a taste for the unique, talk with your real estate agent about historic and distinctive properties throughout DFW.

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