Celebrate Mom at Swiss Avenue Home Tour


Celebrate Mom at Swiss Avenue Home Tour

 

It’s one of Dallas’ most time-honored springtime events. Mark your calendar now for the 44th-Annual Swiss Avenue Historic District Mother’s Day Tour, which takes place Saturday, May 13, and Sunday, May 14. Happening this year, just as it does every year, on Mother’s Day Weekend, the tour features seven of the city’s most fabulous early 20th-century homes, including 5500 Swiss, sponsored by Ebby’s Lakewood/Lake Highlands Office.

 

This fun-filled event also includes an art fair, a vintage auto display, a children’s play area, live entertainment, free horse-drawn carriage rides, complimentary air-conditioned mini-coaches, freshly prepared food, ice-cold beverages, and more.

 

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the weekend of the event. Children 12 and under are free. Purchase your tickets now at sahd.org.

 

PHOTO CREDIT: Louis DeLuca/Dallas Morning News

Fall Architecture Tour Honors Ebby Halliday


Preservation Dallas Fall Architecture Tour Honors Ebby Halliday

 

Ebby Halliday Realtors is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of Preservation Dallas’ 2016 Fall Architecture Tour, which takes place October 29. Honoring the legacy of Ebby Halliday, the general tour includes the 1918 Jones House, 1931 Kimple House, 1951 Vaughn House, 1958 Cupaioli House and 1966 Newberger House. General tour tickets are $50, and patron tour tickets are $100, which include an additional tour house as well as the patron party house.

 

Preservation Dallas Fall Architecture Tour Honors Ebby Halliday

Jones House, 1918

The day begins at Central Christian Church with an architectural symposium. The discussion will timeline Dallas’ architectural and historical developments alongside Ebby’s life (1911-2015). President and CEO of Ebby Halliday Realtors Mary Frances Burleson is part of the panel.

 

Preservation Dallas Fall Architecture Tour Honors Ebby Halliday

Kimple House by Carsey & Linskie, 1931

Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m., the symposium begins at 9 a.m. and tour houses are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations are required and attendees must check in at Central Christian Church. Visit preservationdallas.org to purchase tickets.

 

Preservation Dallas Fall Architecture Tour Honors Ebby Halliday

Vaughn House by Robert Goodwin, 1951

Preservation Dallas Fall Architecture Tour Honors Ebby Halliday

Cupaioli House by Jack Wood, 1958

 

Preservation Dallas Fall Architecture Tour Honors Ebby Halliday

Newberger House by Lyle Rowley, 1966

Preservation Dallas Fall Architecture Tour Honors Ebby Halliday

Patron Party House – Hess House by Hubert Hammond Crane, 1926

Treat Mom to Swiss Avenue Home Tour


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Looking for a great Mother’s Day gift for mom? Tickets to this weekend’s 42nd-Annual Swiss Avenue Historic District Mother’s Day Tour are still available.

 

One of Dallas’ most time-honored events, this is one home tour that is sure to bring a smile to mom’s face. The Mother’s Day Tour takes place Saturday, May 9, and Sunday, May 10, and will feature six of the city’s most fabulous early 20th-century homes, including 5521 Swiss Ave., sponsored by Ebby’s Lakewood/Lake Highlands Office.

 

This fun-filled event will also include an art fair, antique car display, a children’s play area, live entertainment, free horse-drawn carriage rides, complimentary air-conditioned mini-coaches travelling between homes, fresh-prepared food, ice-cold beverages, and much more.

 

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the weekend of the event. Buy yours at any area Whole Foods Market or Talulah Belle in Lakewood, or by clicking here. Tickets are good for both days.

 

A Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch in Savage Park on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. will feature entertainment by Matt Tolentino & The Singapore Slingers, a big-band-era orchestra specializing in music written between 1900 and 1935. Brunch tickets are $25 per person. To reserve yours, call 214-564-7348.

Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Tour May 9-10


Swiss Avenue Mother's Day Tour May 9-10

 

Looking for a great Mother’s Day gift for mom? How about tickets to the 42nd-Annual Swiss Avenue Historic District Mother’s Day Tour?

 

One of Dallas’ most time-honored events, this is one home tour that is sure to bring a smile to mom’s face. The Mother’s Day Tour takes place Saturday, May 9, and Sunday, May 10, and will feature six of the city’s most fabulous early 20th-century homes, including 5521 Swiss Ave., sponsored by Ebby’s Lakewood/Lake Highlands Office.

 

This fun-filled event will also include an art fair, antique car display, a children’s play area, live entertainment, free horse-drawn carriage rides, complimentary air-conditioned mini-coaches travelling between homes, fresh-prepared food, ice-cold beverages, and much more.

 

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the weekend of the event. Buy yours at any area Whole Foods Market or Talulah Belle in Lakewood, or by clicking here. Tickets are good for both days.

 

A Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch in Savage Park on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. will feature entertainment by Matt Tolentino & The Singapore Slingers, a big-band-era orchestra specializing in music written between 1900 and 1935. Brunch tickets are $25 per person. To reserve yours, call 214-564-7348.

Lakewood Home Festival This Weekend


6702 Anita

 

The much-anticipated 2014 Lakewood Home Festival is almost here. This weekend, November 14-16, six distinctive homes in this premier East Dallas neighborhood will be featured in the popular annual festival, now in its 38th year.

 

Ebby’s Lakewood Office is again proudly sponsoring the festival’s Ebby Halliday Holiday Market and Café marketplace, which will transform Lakewood Elementary into a festive holiday bazaar guaranteed to delight any shopper — and just in time for holiday shopping season. There will also be kids’ activities such as bounce houses, cookie/cupcake decorating and photos with Santa.

 

Hosted by the Lakewood Early Childhood PTA, the Lakewood Home Festival is a communitywide event that raises funds for neighborhood schools. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit lakewoodhomefestival.com. Tickets are also available at area Tom Thumb stores.

 

6820 Avalon

 

6838 Avalon

 

6903 Merrilee

 

6906 Wildgrove

 

6957 Tokalon

Preservation Dallas Tour Features Estates


The Rife House by Fooshee & Cheek, 1937

 

It’s fall in North Texas and that means some of the nation’s foremost home tours will be taking place right in our “backyard.”

 

This Saturday, October 25, you’ll definitely want to be a part of Preservation Dallas’ 2014 Fall Architectural Tour: Grounds for Preservation, which highlights historic estates and their landscapes.

 

The day begins at the Angelika Film Center in Mockingbird Station with a continental breakfast and a symposium featuring architect Cole Smith, landscape architect John Armstrong and historian/author Michael Hazel. Ebby Halliday Realtors is proud to be the symposium’s sponsor as well as the sponsor of The Rife House, a Fooshee & Cheek-designed Highland Park mansion on beautiful Belfort Avenue.

 

Following the symposium you’ll have the opportunity to tour The Rife House and three other distinctive estates and their grounds. Patron-level tour tickets are available to Preservation Dallas members and include access to the spectacular Philip Johnson-designed Beck House on Strait Lane.

 

To join Preservation Dallas or to purchase your tickets to the Fall Architectural Tour, visit  preservationdallas.org.

 

The Bromberg House by O’Neil Ford, 1939

The Hayes House by Harold Prinz, 1959

The Ray House, 1963

The Beck House by Philip Johnson, 1963