Dr. John Cole originally owned 5,000 acres between what is now Central Expressway and the Trinity River. He gradually sold off the land for development but kept Northern Hills, a section in the very center of his original holdings. In 1920 Cole sold this land to the McNeny brothers, who bought it for a small development of prestigious homes. They required brick or hollow tile homes built in one of the fashionable eclectic styles of the period: Spanish Colonial, Tudor, Georgian and Mediterranean. Overbrook runs though a steep ravine on the southern edge of the neighborhood emphasizing the curve of the streets, the lush undergrowth and the towering trees. With no through streets there is an idyllic sense of neighborhood only walking distance from the stylish hustle and bustle of Knox-Henderson.
This is a neighborhood of fine restoration, sensible infill and a strong neighborhood association considering a conservation district for their neighborhood.
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Some of the Homes found in Northern Hills Neighborhood
Turtle Creek Corridor Residence Built In 1927
Turtle Creek Corridor Home Built In 1956
Turtle Creek Corridor Home Built In 1936
Architect Michael Malone Designed Modern Home Built In 1932
Architect Wes Harder Designed Tudor Residence Built In 1936
Architect Guy Cahoon Designed House Built In 1930
Architect Ted Larson Designed House Built In 2001
Architect Braxton Werner & Paul Field Designed Real Estate
Wish I was there so I could have shown you the transformation of the place. It looks great! I have you to thank for making that happen.
Northern Hills Map
Northern Hills inside Katy Trail / Turtle Creek Area. Click on the map and discover each home as you explore this neighborhood.