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A Home in the Sweet Spot of the Arts District
1717 Arts Plaza #2005, Dallas, Texas

Lionel Morrison-Designed Residence  Sold by Douglas Newby

This is the best one-bedroom home at One Arts. Beyond the best location, the best site is ultimately what determines the happiness a home provides and its future value.Here, the One Arts building designed by Lionel Morrison, has the best location in the Dallas Arts District.This residence at #2005 has the best site, the sweet spot within One Arts Plaza.

Bespoke Residence in Architect-Designed Building is Rarity

Since Dallas is currently the strongest city in the country, and downtown Dallas is flourishing, it is no wonder hundreds of similar expensive high-rise apartment units are being built.While not quite a commodity, if you do not buy one of these new ubiquitous units, you can always get another similar one nearby. However, this bespoke residence at #2005 One Arts offers a singular opportunity.

Singular Arts District Perfection

First, there are only three one-bedroom residences that face the Arts District at 1717 One Arts Plaza.

Second, you will have the only one-bedroom residence with an enhanced floor plan. Also, you will have the perfectly sited apartment with a deep balcony terrace right next to the iconic protruding square of the exterior design, centered in the top half of the building, blocking the wind when you are sitting on the terrace and enjoying the outdoor fireplace.

Small Apartment—Large Views

The value of living in an Dallas Arts District high-rise is the convenience, vibrancy and views of the Arts District and downtown Dallas.If it is just square footage you desire, you can always find a 10,000 or 15,000 square foot home in Preston Hollow. If you desire a residence where you can live efficiently and enjoy yourself immensely, this one-bedroom apartment is glorious.

One Arts Anchors the Arts District Promenade

One Arts anchors the Flora Street Arts District promenade that begins at the front entrance of the Dallas Museum of Art and culminates at the motor court of the architect-designed One Arts Plaza designed by Lionel Morrison, FAIA.Strolling down this Arts District promenade, you will be able to stop along the way at theNasherSculpture Center, the Crow Museum of Asian Art, the Meyerson Symphony Center, the Winspear Opera House, the Moody Performance Hall, and the Arts Magnet Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.From any room in this One Arts residence you will have the best views of downtown Dallas and the Arts District.

Dedicated Views of Vibrant Arts District

The west face of the One Arts building has dedicated views of the vibrant Arts District and the movement of people to and from architecturally significant buildings.There is nothing chimerical about these views and sight lines as the architect-designed building and public spaces are dedicated architectural monuments and plazas that define the Dallas Arts District.In contrast, most new or old high-rise buildings might have a great view, but only until the next building goes up and blocks the existing view.

You are Paying for the View and it Comes with a Room

And what a room it is.An open floor plan gives the sense of a modern loft and the elegance of the most refined modern architect-designed home.

Interchangeable and Flexible Rooms

Interchangeable and multipurpose spaces define this residence with 11’ ceilings and 10’ solid core doors — entry, living room, library with architectural carpentry and cabinetry, music room, dining room, and family room.A floating wall with a three-foot glass transom separates the living spaces from the master bedroom.Resilient limestone tile floors visually connect the rooms, extending even through the bathroom and outside balcony terrace.Custom art lighting was installed for the current owners who are artists and collectors, in virtually every room as well as for the ceiling speakers.

BulthaupKitchen at One Arts

An openBulthaupkitchen that is utilitarian for a chef and is almost decorative with its sleek and warm design.Beautiful cabinetry frames the Miele appliances, SubZero wine cooler, and SubZero refrigeration.

One Arts Master Bedroom

The master bedroom is separated from the daily living areas by a floating wall and glass transom.Electric light diffusing shades and blackout shades allow you to withdraw from the sun and the festivities of the Arts District.These electronic shades are on all the windows of the residence.

Balcony Terrace Extends Indoor Living Space

In addition to the magnificent views, the pleasing temperate climate of Dallas emphasizes the advantage of having a large balcony terrace with a fireplace that is used as a daily living space.The fireplace offers warmth in the winter and the high cool breezes on the 20thfloor make it enjoyable to be on the balcony in the summer.While many high-rises have ceremonial balconies, here you have a wide, deep private terrace where much of your day-to-day living will take place.

Front Terrace Relationship with Arts District—Backdoor Relationship with Historic Neighborhoods

One Arts has the most vibrant and engaging site in relationship to the best aspects of downtown.It is also the site that best relates to the blossoming walkable neighborhoods located behind it along Ross Avenue and continuing to the chef-owned restaurants and coffee houses on Henderson Avenue and Greenville Avenue.

Dedicated Storage Space

While many of the residences in One Arts Plaza have no extra dedicated storage space, the residence at #2005 does have additional dedicated storage space.

Two parking spaces are dedicated to this residence

While most of your activities and destinations will be within walking or biking distance, this residence comes not with the customary one parking space, but with two dedicated parking spaces.

Sustained and Increasing Value of this One Arts Residence

You will have the sexiest views and the most enticing space of any apartment under one million dollars in the Arts District.The residences in One Arts Plaza will have sustained value.Just as the Lionel Morrison -designed modern single-family homes retain their value more than most modern homes because of his classic reductionist modern approach, this One Arts residential high-rise will also grow in value.The design is classically modern and the views become even more desirable as the Arts District becomes more developed and dramatic architecturally-inspired buildings are designed and erected downtown.Dedicated clear sightlines allow you to enjoy the architecture of every new building rather than having your views hampered and hemmed in with each new building.

One Arts Becomes a Neighborhood of Art Leaders, Art Patrons, and Lovers of the City

One Arts has a community of residents in the building that is made up of art leaders, art patrons, architects, artists and those who love the city and love living in Dallas.While many of these One Arts neighbors have other homes across the country, there is a sense of community at One Arts that stays in place. It is a community that makes one want to return to Dallas from another home.

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