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10 Most Beautiful Homes in Dallas

A year-by-year guide to the city's prettiest pads

5243 Park Lane Previous Next 60 of 60 2008 Most Beautiful Homes

5243 Park Lane

Neighborhood: Preston Hollow
Built: 1957
Architect: Edward Durell Stone
Square footage: 11,851
Stats: 4 bedrooms, 6 full baths, 1 half bath
Why we chose it: Even if we didn’t know that this house was published in Town and Country and Time Magazine in 1958, we would have chosen it. There’s something Zen-like about this place. As Doug Newby puts it, “It’s a home that’s actually restful for your eyes.” That sentiment makes sense when you’re standing in front of the house.

Photography by: Mark McWilliams