While I was in Hinsdale, I was fortunate enough to tour one of the most iconic homes in this charming Chicago suburb. Anna Fiascone took me through this colorful home that was once a dairy barn in 1898 for the house next door. In 1924, it was converted into a residence. Despite a long history, the home is still perfectly functioning for a modern family- plus, full of charm!
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1938 Fooshee & Cheek home torn down January 12, 2022.
There is a major trend happening in cities all across America, and it is very active here in the Park Cities of Dallas. I have been voicing my outrage on social media for quite some time, but now it is spiraling out of control. Historic homes are meeting the fate of wrecking balls at rapid rates. Beautifully crafted homes prior to 1930 are being wiped out for souless modern white boxes with industrial windows. There, I said it.
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Many of my favorite homes have something in common- they have big beautiful planters out front. There is something about the symmetry of planters flanking a front door or entryway that really sets a home a part. Today, I have rounded up some of my favorite planters with all price points, as well as some beautiful inspiration from my latest walks around Dallas, and some from Palm Beach and South Carolina as well.
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