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Christmas in Oak Cliff

Sounds like eons ago to describe Christmas in Oak Cliff during the 1950s. Like any kid that time of year was a lot of fun. Jefferson Blvd was definitely the place to shop and see Santa. Wynnewood was growing, but made up of a grocery store, a dime store, and a few specialty stores in the very early stages. If there were malls in Dallas, none were over here; and I’m not so sure there were any to be found in Dallas. Northpark was the first mall in Dallas.

Still a small town atmosphere, our Jefferson Blvd. was much different — a real strip consisting of 20 blocks of retail, specialty stores, grocery stores, theaters, new car lots, banks, and places to eat. Even the library and post office were once on Jefferson. The people of Oak Cliff helped to build it when they patronized it.

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Winnetka Heights – The First 100 Years feature in Advocate Cliff Dweller

If you haven’t checked out the latest Cliff Dweller, Winnetka Heights is the featured article!

Carla Boss and Vicki Fitzgerald contributed all images and info for the story. Awesome job!

HGTV is Casting in Dallas!

HGTV is looking for 3 lucky homeowners throughout the Dallas Metro Area to feature on their new show Bang for Your Buck. If you are a homeowners in WHNA who renovated your kitchen in the past 3 years and spent anywhere from $30,000 to $90,000 on the project, contact Keri Grogan, Casting AP for HGTV’s Bang For Your Buck.

They will be filming finalists the week of January 12th, however the producers will be choosing the candidates within the next month. Each episode will tour three similar remodels at similar price points. We’ll bring in our experts to determine how the renovation impacts each home’s value. They’ll also provide viewers with expert advice, answers on remodeling values, and inspiring ideas for design.

Davis Avenue Study

We just received the progress print of the planner’s work on the Davis Avenue Study.
Davis Avenue Study
Please review the pdf here – Note: the file is 10mb, so it may take some time to download/open if you have a slow connection.