316 E Sixth - Preservation Dallas Award Recognition
Winner of the 2010 Preservation Dallas Award for Best New Construction in an Historic District, the home features formal living and dining rooms, a family room, a library and study area, 2 bedrooms, and 3 baths. Beautiful hardwood floors and Arts and Crafts trim work are featured throughout. The master bedroom has a view of downtown Dallas.
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This stunning home is a beautifully designed example of an Arts and Crafts bungalow, and is a perfect example of how a new home can be designed to blend in with an existing neighborhood - in this case, the Lake Cliff Historic District in north Oak Cliff.
The house is a wonderful addition to its Lake Cliff neighbors, one that is respectful of and sensitive to the historical character and fabric of the area. It is also a perfect example of new construction within a Historic District. Its character genuinely reflects the style of homes built in the 1920's.
Lake Cliff resident and award-winning architect Robert P. Garza (of RPGA Design Group, Inc. Architects) and his wife Brenda Garza oversaw and managed the design and construction. Robert has been the architect for several comparable renovation/addition projects throughout the DFW Metroplex, notably in Turtle Creek, Fort Worth, and at his personal home in Lake Cliff. RPGA Design Group, Inc. was also the architectural firm for The Homes of Kings Way on Kings Highway, which gained respect and praise from the neighborhood and community, and wont Preservation Texas and Preservation Dallas awards for the restoration of these historically significant buildings.
The property is situated 1 block south of Lake Cliff Park in the Historic Neighborhood of Lake Cliff. The Lake Cliff neighborhood is also immediately south of the Trinity River Project. This is the first example of new construction infill in the Lake Cliff Historic Neighborhood, and stays true to the area's historical character.
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