Katy Trail Corridor of Old Highland Park

Katy Trail Corridor of Old Highland Park Real Estate and Homes for Sale

From Drexel Drive to Dartmouth Avenue, the three-block wide and six-block long corridor between Hillcrest Avenue and the Katy Trail has a diverse collection of architectural styles. You will find contemporary houses built from the 1960s through the 21st century. There are eclectic homes, simple homes, and extravagantly renovated homes with the architectural designs of Frank Welch, Max Levy, Lionel Morrison and Svend Fruit. These are quiet streets close to SMU and the best amenities of Dallas.


The Katy Trail Corridor of the Fourth Section of Old Highland Park is part of the Fourth Section of Old Highland Park which is best known as the neighborhood closest to SMU. The Katy Trail Corridor of the Fourth Section also has the advantage of being close to the Katy Trail which connects Highland Park to the best parts of Dallas.

Douglas Newby Sold Architect Mark Lemmon’s Own Home – An Architecturally Significant Historic Home Preserved with Deed Restrictions

Normandy Cottage by Architect Mark Lemmon
Architect Mark Lemmon Designed Normandy Cottage for Himself

3211 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas

Highland Park, Texas, National Historic Landmark – Sold by Douglas Newby

Many consider this Highland Park home designed by Mark Lemmon to be the most historically significant home in Highland Park and maybe Dallas and North Texas. Richard R. Brettell, the former director of the Dallas Museum of Art and founder of the Dallas Architecture Forum, co-authored with Willis Cecil Winters, FAIA, and former Dallas Parks Director, the book, Crafting Traditions—The Architecture of Mark Lemmon. Edmund P. Pillsbury, the former director of the Kimbell Art Museum and the Meadows Museum, wrote the introduction to this book on Mark Lemmon. Ted Pillsbury wrote that, “Mark Lemmon (1889-1975) was the most important historicist architect of 20th-Century Dallas.”


Highland Park prices are not speculative because Highland Park buyers have the highest incomes and net worth in relationship to the price of the homes they are buying. A small pool of homes available with the distinct advantages of Highland Park not replicable in other parts of Dallas or the country make Highland Park an attractive investment and place for a home.

-Douglas Newby

Today’s New Katy Trail Corridor of Old Highland Park Listings and MLS Status Changes

Acres0.28Sqft.5,631Bed5Bath5Year2021Lot Size60 x 200
Acres0.25Sqft.6,874Bed5Bath5Year2023Lot Size55 X 200
Acres0.17Sqft.4,048Bed4Bath4Year1983Lot Size50x150

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The Best Homes in Katy Trail Corridor of Old Highland Park Neighborhood