During its first 50 years, 3525 Turtle Creek was home to many legendary entertainers, politicians, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists who often welcomed world-famous guests.
Academy-award winning actress Greer Garson, country singer and actor Jimmy Dean, and American Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Blanch Thebom all called 3525 home. Teen idol Fabian stayed in 3525 while performing in Dallas. Dynasty star Joan Collins, actor Van Johnson, renowned pianist Van Cliburn, and matinee idol Tyrone Power were among the notable guests in earlier years.
Statesmen and Politicians
3525 was home to two U.S. Senators, William A. Blakey and John Tower, as well as U.S. Congressman and former Dallas mayor, Earle Cabell. U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher often visited her son, Mark Thatcher, while he lived here. Former Highland Park mayor Albert G. Moss was a resident when he died in 1961.
Entrepreneurs and Philanthropists
Minnie Lichtenstein Marcus, widow of Neiman Marcus co-founder Herbert Marcus made 3525 her home. Oil magnate Clint Murchison Sr. maintained an apartment on the 5th floor (his son famously founded the Dallas Cowboys). Prominent lawyer and resident Angus Wynne Sr. lived at 3525 (his son founded Six Flag Over Texas theme park). First national bank co-founder Thomas L. Camp and bank Chairman Blagden Manning, Pioneer Airlines founder J. Warren Jones, Austin Steel president Henry X. Sulzberger, and Sanger-Harris chairman John B. Donovan all lived in 3525.
Other long-time residents of 3525 include Texas Instruments co-founder Cecil Howard Green, Sun Oil heir Jack Pew, Levine Department Store founder Morris Levine, Lambert Landscape Company co-founder Joe Lambert and wife Evelyn and Dallas Morning News Publisher Ted Dealey and wife Trudie.
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