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Members of the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society's board at the landmarking of the home at 3508 Lexington: Back row: Price Pritchett, Robby Skinner, Taylor Armstrong, Paul Willey. Front row: Lucinda Buford, president, PCHPS; Venise Stuart, president-elect; Joan Clark, Polly McKeithen, Bruce Harbour.

 The Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society (PCHPS) celebrated four homeowners for excellence in historic, architectural or renovation significance with landmark awards plaques just before Thanksgiving.

The landmarked homes are: 4201 Lakeside, a Tudor style built in 1920 which sits on almost an acre. Anton Korn was the architect; 3508 Lexington, which was built in 1914 on one of the original blocks of homes in Highland Park. The home is Prairie style with wood frame and siding; 3835 Shenandoah is an English Tudor home built in 1930 in rough cut limestone, slate roof, leaded windows and stucco and half-timber with a turret and bay window. Hal Thompson was the architect; 4309 Westway, built in the late 1930s and remodeled in the 1960s in the French eclectic style with an added porte-cochere.

Find out more about landmarking criteria and previously landmarked homes on the website at

Don’t miss these three fabulous events in the Society’s Taste • Tour • Explore which begins with the Distinguished Speaker luncheon on Wednesday, April 11 featuring Jenna Bush Hager as the speaker, chaired by Tish Key; the Historic Home Tour, April 14, chaired by Jana Paul and the Classic and Antique Car Show on April 21 chaired by Polly and Dan McKeithen.  Lucinda Buford is president, PCHPS. The events are presented by Allie Beth Allman with presenting media sponsor, D Home.      

Tickets for the Wednesday, April 11, 2018 luncheon are on sale now and start at $150 each. Patron single seating starts at $300 each and include a Patron Party invitation. Other levels include more benefits. Sponsorships and table underwriting are available beginning at $1,500 up to $10,000. Check the website for updates: or email mailto: for sponsorship forms.


Advance tickets for the Saturday, April 14 Historic Home Tour will be available one month before the tour online at and at these Tom Thumb stores: Snider Plaza, Preston Center, Greenville/Lovers Lane, Inwood/University, Lincoln Center.  For more information, call the PCHPS office (214) 582-0021.

PCHPS mission is to preserve and promote the history, architecture, aesthetics and cultural traditions of the Park Cities. Proceeds of the fundraisers will be used to help preserve and maintain the Park Cities House at Dallas Heritage Village, support the new PCHPS archives at the University Park Library, fund the Society’s landmarking initiatives and award scholarships to Highland Park High School graduating seniors planning to study architecture or history. Membership in PCHPS is open to the public. For more information visit

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