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4610 Swiss Avenue stands as a beautiful example of the Craftsman bungalows that have populated the storied neighborhood since the early 1900s.

Swiss Avenue in Dallas, the very first Landmark Historic District in the city, conjures images of stately manses and extravagant examples of Italian Renaissance and Neoclassical architecture. But beyond the palatial estates, a handful of quainter dwellings also call the legendary street home. Located in the Peak’s Suburban Addition, 4610 Swiss Avenue stands as a beautiful example of the Craftsman bungalows that have populated the storied neighborhood since the early 1900s.

Better yet, it’s been lovingly revived in honor of its original owner, Jacob Reikenstein, a leader in Dallas’ retail lumber trade who, naturally, filled his home with only the finest woods. In the 1930s, Reichenstein would work with architects Marion Fooshee and James Cheek, the designers of Highland Park Village, to build his family’s home (now a historical landmark) on Cedar Springs Road, but Reikenstein’s Dallas real estate journey reportedly began on Swiss Avenue in 1915. And fortunately, it would eventually fall into the hands of local realtor Kristen Martin.

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Source: Paper City

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