This 1970s home in Preston Hollow was reimagined by sisters with a modern design

For real estate investors, listing agents and sisters Nadia Fakih and Sarah Fakih, this Preston Hollow property gave them the opportunity to design their dream house. Though the sisters haven’t lived in the home — it’s an investment property — they were involved in its redesign.

The sisters purchased the house, as part of a larger real estate investment group, when it was in disrepair. The home had been damaged when the October 2019 tornado tore through North Texas, they said. Sarah Fakih said that multiple people told them to tear it down and start anew — especially since much of the home had been picked through for materials — but the sisters decided to work with the remnants of the home.

“We bought this because we love the flow of it,” Sarah Fakih “The building, the house itself, has a lot of integrity. We didn’t want to tear

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See how dozens of designers reimagined this Dallas home

Have you ever wanted to tour a luxury home with an impeccable design from top to bottom? Here’s your chance. The second annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas is open to the public, with 26 designers and architects working together to reimagine a luxury home at 5138 Deloache Avenue.

Each design team was assigned a room and given around seven weeks to recreate the space.

The annual fundraiser for the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club began in New York in the 1970s and also has an event in Palm Beach, Fla. Dallas tours run from Sept. 24 to Oct. 24 and also benefit local organizations Dwell with Dignity and The Crystal Charity Ball.

Here is a list of the 26 design teams from Dallas and beyond included in this year’s event:

  • A. Lantz Design
  • Acorn & Oak by Shelly Rosenberg
  • Alexa Hampton for Mark Hampton LLC
  • Beth Dotolo
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