Category: Real Estate

Allie Beth Allman Executive Vice President Dies

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Jack Jacobs, executive vice president and founding partner of Allie Beth Allman & Associates, died Sunday following a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

Jacobs is a longtime Dallas business leader who now provides corporate support to wife, Doris, as she lists and sells a wide variety of the finest Dallas residential real estate.

"What a trooper he was," Doris Jacobs wrote on her Facebook page. "He fought a tremendous fight with his long, four-year courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. We cannot imagine a life without him for he always lit up the room with his dashing looks and quick wit and was completely devoted to his family.


North Dallas Homes To Be Featured in 365 Modern Living Cocktail Parties Reception

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The Dallas Architecture Forum will present its annual 365 Modern Living Cocktail Receptions in June with three great evenings at some of the most significant modern homes in Dallas. Two of them, The Rock Cliff and Surrey Circle Residences on June 11, and June 19 are located in Preston Hollow.

The third house is in the Urban Reserve, which is loosely considered to be in Lake Highlands.


House of the Month: 6016 Connerly Drive

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(Courtesy Ebby Halliday Realtors)

Connerly Drive is a very quiet street with little traffic. Listed for $3.499 million, this property offers gorgeous drive-up appeal in the enclave of St. Andrews Place. The elegant 9,272-square-foot home on .354 acres contains five bedrooms, six baths, two half-baths, and a three-car garage.


Vaughn Mansion Auction Draws Interest

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Architect Robert Goodwin’s design illuminates interior spaces by exposing them to nature. (Courtesy United Strategic Client Services)

A Preston Hollow mansion billed as an architectural “masterpiece” went to auction in February, but this was no “fire sale.”

Known as the Grady Vaughn home, 5350 S. Dentwood Drive, it is among high-end Dallas properties with sellers sidestepping traditional listings and going straight to auction.