Architecturally and Historically Significant Homes in Highland Park
We share your interest in Highland Park both professionally and avocationally and want to share with you our knowledge of the architecturally significant homes, the Highland Park estate homes and historic homes designed by architects. As a buyer the more you understand the total universe of the homes in Highland Park and the nuances of the market street by street, the more advantageous your purchase. When we represent you as a buyer’s broker we will review the entire inventory of homes in Highland Park not just those currently offered for sale. Our goal is for you to buy a home of architectural quality and significance at the most advantageous price. See More
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Highland Park is one of the featured neighborhoods found in the Dallas area. Highland Park is made up of five smaller neighborhoods inside Park Cities. Click on the map and discover each specific neighborhood as you explore this area.
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Whether you are a third generation Highland Park resident or are considering moving to this architecturally significant community we hope you will enjoy these photographs and further acquainting yourself with some of the Highland Park homes found in the different sections, additions and neighborhoods of this community. It is not an accident that Highland Park is one of the most beautiful townships in the country. In 1905 the Munger brothers designed their beautiful residence park in keeping with the City Beautiful movement of grand boulevards and precise grids of tree-lined streets. In 1909 John Armstrong and his sons-in-law, Edgar Flippin and Hugh Prather, Sr. purchased 1,326 acres and planned Highland Park in the spirit of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Central Park in New York. They hired Wilbur David Cook, the planner of Beverly Hills, California, to recreate his magic in this new development of meandering streets, creeks, tributaries and parks. George Kessler, who was responsible for Dallas’ first great master land plan in 1911, including greenbelts along Turtle Creek, was also retained to assist with the planning of Highland Park. Twenty percent of Highland Park was dedicated to parks.
Turtle Creek runs through the middle of Highland Park, filling a visitor with awe at the sight of the azaleas and grand homes along the parks and linear lakes created from Turtle Creek. Hackberry Creek is a rugged tributary that winds through natural limestone banks, where parks and tennis courts have been carved. It is no wonder that Dallas’ best architects did much of their work in this setting creating eclectic homes of Mediterranean, English, French and neoclassical styles. Old homes continue to be both restored and torn down often for larger homes in the same style. Highland Park is protected by its own fire department and educates its children within its own school district. Mortgages on many multi-million dollar homes are less than the cost of sending their children to private schools for a similar education.
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