1916 · Dallas · family · Highland Park · historic home · home · home restoration · knob and tube · neighborhood · old house · preservation · renovation · restoration · sisters · staircase · Texas · Uncategorized

Our precious girls

Our girls, Bridget (4) and Evie (2), are the most magnificently precious little things, and they have both enriched our lives in very different ways beyond what we could have ever imagined. They are adorable and we adore both of them, and they adore each another. They have shared a room since Evie was three months… Continue reading Our precious girls

100 years old · 1916 · attic · Dallas · family · Highland Park · historic home · home · home restoration · neighborhood · old house · preservation · renovation · staircase · Texas · Uncategorized

To the tops!

As promised, attic pictures! Below you can see Evie at the attic entry, and then you can see the stairs leading up to the attic, and again, another fire extinguisher, vintage undetermined. Below you can see the view from the bottom of the stairs to the very top. And here we go, the top of… Continue reading To the tops!

1916 · basement · Dallas · family · historic home · home · home restoration · Katy Trail · neighborhood · preservation · railroad · renovation · staircase · Texas · Uncategorized

Bottoms up!

Following upon yesterday’s post, Stairs to here and stairs to there, here are pictures of our basement. Here you can see the entry to the basement adjacent to the side entry door. Look at this lock and doorknob! This picture is the direct view from the top of the basement stairs down into the actual basement.… Continue reading Bottoms up!

1916 · Dallas · family · historic home · home · home restoration · neighborhood · preservation · renovation · staircase · Texas · Uncategorized

Stairs to here and stairs to there.

We have an attic and a basement. An attic is certainly not unique in Texas. But, one with a fully enclosed staircase and inscriptions from a childhood club from a different era certainly are treasures. The basement is indeed a rarity in Dallas, especially as it is 100 years old! So here we go. Pictures of the basement… Continue reading Stairs to here and stairs to there.