Preservation Park Cities Home Tour Makes Big Screen Debut

The homes on this weekend’s Preservation Park Cities home tour made their big-screen debut at a premiere at the Inwood Village Theater May 2. 

Guests at the Preservation Park Cities home tour patron premiere, including Preservation Park Cities President Tish Key, 2022 home tour chair Amy Beale, and Larry Good, co-founder of the design firm GFF, enjoyed a cocktail hour before a showing of the tour.

The virtual home tour is available May 7 and 8. Tickets are available on Preservation Park Cities’ website at $25 per person.

The tour includes a Classical Revival home in the 3700 block of Gillon Avenue designed by Hal Thomson for Dallas attorney Samuel Leake in 1916, a French chateau-esque home in the 4300 block of Arcady Avenue designed by George Marble and built for Dines & Kraft in 1937, a Tudor-style home in the 4300 block of Lorraine Avenue built in 1929 by legendary architects Fooshee and Cheek, and a contemporary home in the 3700 block of Maplewood Avenue built in 1964 by commercial specialists Pratt Fox & Henderson construction company.

For more information, visit Preservation Park Cities’ website.

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Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, former deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order.

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