The 2016 Fall Home Tour
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Photographs courtesy of Shoot2Sell.

 
 Brighton Ave. - L.O. Daniel                                           Willomet Ave. - Winnetka Heights                                                            


S. Clinton Ave. - S. Winnetka                                        Crutchfield Ln. - Kidd Springs                                    


N. Clinton Ave. - Kings Hwy.                                         Hollywood Ave. - Hampton Hills


Siesta Dr. - Druid Hills                                                  Lausanne Ave. - Kessler Park


Cedar Hill Ave. - East Kessler Park



 
2016 Home Tour
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This year's OOCCL Fall Home Tour will be October 15 and 16 from 12:00-6:00 both days.  TIckets can be purchased online, at Kessler Baking Co., Lucky Dog Books or at participating Tom Thumb's:
315 S Hampton
           6333 Mockingbird
            522 Preston Royal Center
633 W. Wheatland (Duncanville) 


Tickets purchased online will be held at Will Call.  Tickets may be picked up at Will Call the weekend of the tour during tour hours.  Will Call is in the Bishop Arts Distrcit at the corner of Bishop and 8th. 

Tour is rain or shine.  
 
Home Tour Preview V - Premium Home
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“Dumptop” is a nickname for the concrete structure rising 3-stories from a West Dallas escarpment inside The Villas at Dilbeck Court. The name was derived during site clearing when it was discovered that the site had once been an illegal dumping ground. Mounds of tires and 10 forty-foot trash containers of concrete were removed before foundation work could commence. Designed for a philanthropist by Dallas architects Booziotis & Company Architects, the 9,000 square-foot home was completed in 2014 and offers spectacular views of the Trinity River corridor and downtown Dallas. Four structural concrete pylons support the three primary living zones while also holding the bulk of the secondary functions. Each living zone is capped with a cantilevered concrete roof. Clad in limestone, the residence evokes a sense of permanence, while expansive areas of glass provide amazing views to the north and east. A floating circular staircase graciously connects the three living levels. 





The residence was designed to LEED for Home standards and has been awarded LEED Silver Certification. Built on what is essentially a brownfield site, the building utilizes captured rainwater to irrigate native plantings on the site. The structural frame uses high fly-ash content concrete, while locally sourced materials and high recycle content materials are used throughout. The systems include fully controlled lighting with some LED, solar-heated hot water, and high-efficiency heating and cooling.



The owner’s intent is to host a wide array of cultural events involving local charities and the arts. In this spirit, the home will be a significant part of the Dallas community for generations to come.






 
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Originally built in 1952, this split-level ranch style home was purchased in 2012 by its current owners. The home sits on a half-acre lot perched high above the street level, with expansive views of the surrounding urban forest. When the home was acquired, it had been severely neglected and was in dire need of improvement. The new owners, who own a designer-led design build group, saw a unique opportunity to transform the property with more attention to context and a mid-century modern aesthetic.
 
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Carefully designed to reflect the high style of the modern era by architect John Thompson, this 1967 home is a mid-century stunner located in a unique enclave in Wynnewood Hills. Bar Harbor Drive is a meandering avenue of one-of-a-kind custom residences and a gorgeous canopy of trees. The house has instant curb appeal with the front facade projecting out like the bow of a sleek vessel. Its handworked masonry is of multi-hued, natural brick deeply embossed with a unique fossil-like finish, seemingly merging the past and the present. Three thousand five-hundred square-feet of style and surprise cleverly divided into a public and a private space await you as you pass through the grand entry door of jeweled glass and turquoise enamel. The soaring interior, the unexpected juxtaposition of angles, the fluid lines, and the use of light are simultaneously soothing and provocative. 

 
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