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Turtle Creek Association, a non-profit organization whose primary focus is to enhance, preserve and protect the Turtle Creek Corridor, provides the key to four high-rise residences and one single-family home for their 2016 Home Tour on April 10 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The tour climaxes with a separately ticketed post tour reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Sky Club atop The Mayfair at Turtle Creek.  The 2016 Turtle Creek Association Home Tour is the primary fundraiser for the non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the Turtle Creek area’s 87 acres of greenways and parkland.  The tour offers attendees a rare opportunity to walk through and view an impressive assortment of luxury homes customized by notable Dallas designers.

Turtle Creek Association, a non-profit organization whose primary focus is to enhance, preserve and protect the Turtle Creek Corridor, provides the key to four high-rise residences and one single-family home for their 2016 Home Tour on April 10 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The tour climaxes with a separately ticketed post tour reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Sky Club atop The Mayfair at Turtle Creek.  The 2016 Turtle Creek Association Home Tour is the primary fundraiser for the non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the Turtle Creek area’s 87 acres of greenways and parkland.  The tour offers attendees a rare opportunity to walk through and view an impressive assortment of luxury homes customized by notable Dallas designers.

Single Family Home on the Creek, Turtle Creek Bend

Located on the banks of Turtle Creek this 3 bedroom, 3 bath home was transformed by Architect, Paul Pedico, and Interior Designer, Lee Lormand, into light, open, livable spaces that integrate the soft contemporary design of the interior with the beauty of the creek and treed setting. Owners Scot and Steven’s abstract and contemporary art collection includes many Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin artists including ceramic artist Marla Ziegler, sculptors Deborah Ballard and Michael O’Keefe as well as works by Frank Brown, Susan Sales, Gregg Coker and Devin Nowlin. 

Penthouse floor of The Warrington, 3831 Turtle Creek Blvd.

This spectacular 2 story penthouse was originally owned by Former Dallas Mayor and Texas Instruments co-founder, Erik Johnson. With the help of Interior Designer, Elizabeth Smith, the Pittman’s replaced contemporary decor with Old World European ambience. Their passion for fine art collecting began many years ago with a portrait by renowned 19th century painter, Nadar. with background painted by Monet. In addition to an extensive antique and art collection, an unrivaled porcelain collection includes rare Staffordshire and Delftware pieces. 

11th floor of 3525 Turtle Creek, 3525 Turtle Creek Blvd.

Combining two units, this Traditional 3 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath condo features spectacular views of Turtle Creek and the downtown skyline. The open, comfortable design by Architect, Howard Meyers and Interior Designer, Brant McFarlain serves as the perfect back drop for an extensive art collection which includes works by Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Annie Leibovitz, Frank Stella, native Texan, Patricia Nix and Dallas artist, David Bates. Other notable pieces include a glass sculpture by Chihuly and items acquired from the estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. 

9th floor of The Vendôme on Turtle Creek3505 Turtle Creek Blvd.

Creating a “livable urban space that had the feel of a large Parisian apartment where we could display art” - the decorating goal of owners Susan and Ron Nash is exquisitely accomplished. The classical French architecture of the Vendome compliments this contemporary 2 bedroom/4 1/2 bath show piece by interior designer David Salem The art and furnishings are a diverse collection of Modern American and European artists and styles including notable pieces by Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Alexander Calder, Sir Terry Frost and Dale Chihuly.

11th floor of Park Towers, 3310 Fairmount St.

Inspired by the Mid Century architecture of the Park Towers building, Designer/Decorator, Gary Owens,Gary Owens Design, combines mid-century and art deco design elements mixed with modern furnishings to create an elegant yet comfortable home. Large balconies and floor to ceiling windows offer spectacular views of the city. The MidCentury Modern style is reflected throughout in the furnishings and art highlighted by a commissioned bronze sculpture by Guy Dill, the focal point of the living room.

Tickets for the Home Tour and After Party are available for purchase by calling 214-526-2800 or at www.turtlecreekassociation.org. Tour tickets may also be purchased on the day of the tour at the tour’s central parking location, or at any of the homes. Buses will shuttle guests between the homes.

Home Tour tickets are $60.00 for non-Turtle Creek Association members and $50.00 for members.  Early bird tickets through March 31st are $54 for nonmembers and $45 for members.  A limited number of After Party tickets are $125 each and will be sold on a first-come, first serve basis.

 

 

 

 

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