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"The Hidden City" - iconic book about Oak Cliff
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Written by Rhonda Hutchison
Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:00

Vintage multi-use building is the cover photo on the book The Hidden CityGreat opportunity to get a limited edition book about old Oak Cliff!

Filled with wonderful pictures, this gem includes many fine historic buildings and street scenes, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Bonnie & Clyde. It shares stories about the beginnings and many founders of this great, iconic area of Dallas.

"The Hidden City - Oak Cliff, Texas"
by Bill Minutaglio, Holly Williams


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Last Updated on Thursday, 29 September 2016 16:04
2016 Home Tour Preview III - Lausanne
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Written by Michael Amonett
Friday, 23 September 2016 12:41

The home at 1006 Lausanne, built in 1937, is one of the five homes in a family of Skillern homes in the Kessler Park neighborhood. Only two owners have lived in the house since the Skillern family and both made significant changes to the home’s original footprint and architecture. Built by a Skillern daughter and her husband, a German engineer, the home was designed to stay cool during hot Texas summers. With a full brick exterior, small windows and multiple interior doors and windows for cross breezes, the original home was incredibly functional, if not stunning.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 October 2016 09:21
2016 OOCCL Neighborhood Grant Application
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Written by Michael Amonett
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 21:41

Download the new 2016 Grant Application here!

Grant applications are due May 31st.  
Last Updated on Thursday, 12 May 2016 19:44
2016 OOCCL Fall Home Tour is Previewing Homes
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Written by Michael Amonett
Thursday, 16 June 2016 10:50

Each year the Old Oak Cliff Conservation League raises money through the annual Fall Home Tour to fund neighborhood and non-profit organizations' projects.  The League has awarded $100,000 in grants in the last 5 years.

The 2016 Home Tour Selection Committee is now previewing homes for this year's Fall Home Tour.  

This year's tour will be on October 15th and 16th.  If you or someone you know is interested in having their home on this year's tour contact Phil Leven at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 June 2016 11:54
Oak Cliff Earth Day 2016
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Written by George Baum
Friday, 18 March 2016 11:32
Oak Cliff Earth Day 2016

Press Release

The 10th Annual Oak Cliff Earth Day will be held at historic Lake Cliff Park in the Demonstration Rose Garden on Sunday April 10st from 12 to 5 PM. (rain or shine). Lake Cliff Park is located at the intersection of Colorado & Zang Blvd in North Oak Cliff. This community based event is family, Earth and pet friendly. Come and bring family, friends and pets because there is something to entertain everyone. There is no charge to attend this outdoor festival but there are opportunities to purchase locally grown plants, handicrafts, art & food. There will be a number of food trucks. Live entertainment will take place on two stages this year starting at 12:30 p.m.

For animal lovers, you can adopt a pet, learn about Senior Pets Assistance Network (SPAN), and register your pet for the 5th Annual Oak Cliff Mutt Strut.

For children, they can pet animals at the Country Critters, see native reptiles from the John Bunker Sands Wetlands, watch live raptors & view bees in a bee hive. Children can also enter our youth poster contest. This year’s theme is “Create a Flower”. Applications are available online or at any Dallas Public Library.

For adults, you can also view the entries and winners of our youth poster contest sponsored by the Dallas Public Library & Oak Cliff Earth Day. This year’s theme is “Create a Flower”. You can learn about environmentally friendly vehicles like bikes, a 90 mpg scooter & a bus that runs on grease from the Dallas County School District.

Registration for booth space is open and local businesses and non-profits are invited to participate. What better way to get your message to the community than a grassroots event such as Oak Cliff Earth Day?


New for 2016, you can ride the Oak Cliff Street Car from Union station to the Festival. The street car runs every 30 minutes on Sunday starting at 9:30 a.m. and the final stop is just across the street from the festival.
Last Updated on Friday, 08 April 2016 21:56
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