10 Most Beautiful Homes in Dallas

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

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718 Kessler Lake Drive

Neighborhood: Oak Cliff
Built: 1961
Square footage: 7,301
Stats: 4 bedrooms, 6 full baths, 2 half baths
Why we chose it: Dallas is full of mid-century moderns, and we thought it important to include that style. Here’s the problem: while everyone agrees on their cool factor, most mid-century moderns are not what you’d call “beautiful.” This Kessler Lake treasure is an exception. It’s also one of the few houses on our list that affords you a view of the back—including the space-age floating veranda.

Photography by: Mark McWilliams