Developer Does Dallas

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August 4, 2009

Diane Cheatham and Edward Baum team up to try to make the Dallas of their design dreams a reality.

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  Outside their homes on Throckmorton Street in Dallas, architect Edward Baum (right) and his neighbor admire the fruits of Baum’s labors.  Photo by: Scogin Mayo
    Outside their homes on Throckmorton Street in Dallas, architect Edward Baum (right) and his neighbor admire the fruits of Baum’s labors.

    Photo by: Scogin Mayo

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  The living room of Baum’s 1650-square-foot home features a poured-concrete floor as well as many vintage finds and artifacts from his travels. The sidechairs in the foreground are by Ib Kofod-Larsen and the leather chair is by Gilbert Rohde.  Photo by: Scogin Mayo
    The living room of Baum’s 1650-square-foot home features a poured-concrete floor as well as many vintage finds and artifacts from his travels. The sidechairs in the foreground are by Ib Kofod-Larsen and the leather chair is by Gilbert Rohde.

    Photo by: Scogin Mayo

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  The backlighting Baum included above the storage units lining the hall is revealed at dusk. The lighting provides a warm glow throughout the house.  Photo by: Scogin Mayo
    The backlighting Baum included above the storage units lining the hall is revealed at dusk. The lighting provides a warm glow throughout the house.

    Photo by: Scogin Mayo

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  Baum’s bedroom features his many photos and other memorabilia collected over his years of teaching and working throughout the country.  Photo by: Scogin Mayo
    Baum’s bedroom features his many photos and other memorabilia collected over his years of teaching and working throughout the country.

    Photo by: Scogin Mayo

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  Baum uses his “flex room” as his architectural office, but in the other three units adjoining his, the same space has been used as an extra bed-room and a TV room.  Photo by: Scogin Mayo
    Baum uses his “flex room” as his architectural office, but in the other three units adjoining his, the same space has been used as an extra bed-room and a TV room.

    Photo by: Scogin Mayo

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  The house is organized around three courtyards. The largest serves as an outdoor room between the living space and Baum’s office, which he calls the “flex room.”  Photo by: Scogin Mayo
    The house is organized around three courtyards. The largest serves as an outdoor room between the living space and Baum’s office, which he calls the “flex room.”

    Photo by: Scogin Mayo

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  The kitchen is lit with plenty of natural light from the open-air carport directly in front of it. All appliances and cabinetry are off the shelf from various big-box stores.  Photo by: Scogin Mayo
    The kitchen is lit with plenty of natural light from the open-air carport directly in front of it. All appliances and cabinetry are off the shelf from various big-box stores.

    Photo by: Scogin Mayo

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  The view from the front door to the bedroom showcases the large amounts of storage space necessary to attract homebuyers.  Photo by: Scogin Mayo
    The view from the front door to the bedroom showcases the large amounts of storage space necessary to attract homebuyers.

    Photo by: Scogin Mayo

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