Turtle Creek Area

Turtle Creek Park, Turtle Creek Bend, Turtle Creek Highrises, Northern Hills and Best of Turtle Creek Corridor

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Turtle Creek Park is a Hidden Turtle Creek Neighborhood of Architect Designed Homes

Turtle Creek Park is a small hidden neighborhood of 33 architect designed homes that reflect the small neighborhoods found between the Katy Trail and Turtle Creek.

Architecturally and Historically Significant Homes in Turtle Creek

You will find in the Turtle Creek neighborhoods the best architecture, the most scenic neighborhoods, classic modern homes and the largest collection of residential highrises in Dallas. Not in Highland Park and just as valuable, Turtle Creek neighborhoods like Turtle Creek Park attract home buyers who could afford any price home but chose Turtle Creek Park because it is a hidden, secluded, small neighborhood with flowing creeks running through it, the Katy Trail next to it and the best neighborhood restaurants a few blocks away. Continue Reading

If You Desire an Architecturally Significant Home You Will Love, Douglas Newby Invites You to Call or Contact Him


Best of Both Worlds

3712 Armstrong Avenue, Dallas, Texas
Northern Hills Renovated Classic Residence

3712 Armstrong Avenue, Dallas, Texas

Enjoying Northern Hills and Highland Park – Sold by Douglas Newby

This elegant historic 5,600 square foot home with a slate roof and architectural gutters has been totally renovated, rebuilt and expanded, accentuating its inherent open spaces and connecting rooms and sunlit commodious interior volumes often found in a modern home.

Northern Hills Video of a Favorite Neighborhood

Geographically, the home is sited on the cusp of the Northern Hills neighborhood and Highland Park.  You will enjoy the intimacy of the neighborhood and the architectural civility of living in the Northern Hills Conservation District.

You will be protected from the possibility of oversized homes being built behind you or next to you.  An undesirable scale of looming houses invading your privacy and blocking the sun is prohibited.


Condominium Triumph 

3217 Armstrong Avenue, Dallas, Texas
Open Floor Plan on Armstrong

3217 Armstrong Avenue, Dallas, Texas

Bud Oglesby Condominium on Armstrong and Travis – Sold by Douglas Newby

Bud Oglesby, FAIA, with Oglesby Architects, designed the best residential public spaces in Dallas. Bud Oglesby designed modern homes as large as 10,000 square feet or, like this modern Oglesby condominium on Armstrong and Travis, homes with 2,392 square feet. However, whether large or small, these modern architecturally significant homes open to voluminous and open living spaces that connect to the rest of the home.  This modern residence has a further advantage of even greater expanded space with the living room wall of accordion glass doors that open to the freshly renovated outdoor living room and side courtyard with a vertical water feature, enjoying the dappled sunlight from the nearby canopy of trees.


Turtle Creek Home Embraces Nature and Vibrancy

3901 Turtle Creek Boulevard #1, Dallas, Texas
Views From #1 Place des Vosges

3901 Turtle Creek Boulevard #1, Dallas, Texas

The Architectural Centerpiece of Places Des Vosges – Sold by Douglas Newby

Architect James Langford designed the architecturally significant urban neighborhood around #1 Place des Vosges. The triangular plan of the grouped homes on the perimeter warmly embrace the interior common area of green space and #1 Place des Vosges, positioned to enjoy the visual axis to the parks of Turtle Creek and downtown Dallas.


Neighborhoods of Turtle Creek Area

Turtle Creek Area Neighborhood

Turtle Creek Park is a small, secluded, forested neighborhood of curving streets and hilly topography defined by Turtle Creek and the Katy Trail with Rock Creek running through the middle of this Dallas neighborhood.

Katy Trail / Turtle Creek Area Neighborhood

Turtle Creek is best known for its residential highrises overlooking Turtle Creek Boulevard. Less known but extremely coveted are the pocket neighborhoods along Turtle Creek and the Katy Trail.

Turtle Creek Park Neighborhood

Place Des Vosges Neighborhood

Northern Hills Neighborhood

Park Bridge Court Neighborhood

Northern Heights Neighborhood

Turtle Creek Bend Neighborhood

Christopher Place Neighborhood

Cole / McKinney Area Neighborhood

McKinney Avenue from the edge of Highland Park to Downtown has long been associated with Dallas’ best restaurants which sets the tone for this area. Townhouses, duplexes, historic apartments, single-family homes, lofts, mid-rise residential buildings and new multi-use developments create a dynamic mix of residential choices in this area.

West Village Neighborhood

Knox to Blackburn Neighborhood

State Thomas Neighborhood

Oak Lawn Neighborhood

Architecture critic David Dillon says, “…the appeal of Oak Lawn has always been its social and cultural diversity. It is funkier and more fluid than the rest of Dallas with pockets of gritty and urban vitality that remind us that Dallas is a real city.” It also has pockets of opulence and historic grandeur adding to its allure.

Golf Grounds Neighborhood

Cedar Springs Neighborhood

Oak Lawn Heights Neighborhood

Perry Heights Neighborhood


Today’s New Turtle Creek Area Listings and MLS Status Changes

Acres0.24Sqft.2,850Bed4Bath4Year1953
Acres2.09Sqft.1,895Bed2Bath2Year2000
Acres1.87Sqft.1,527Bed2Bath2Year2018
Acres0.07Sqft.3,355Bed3Bath3Year1996
Acres0.23Sqft.2,807Bed3Bath3Year1949
Acres1.87Sqft.2,231Bed3Bath3Year2018
Acres0Sqft.3,309Bed3Bath3Year2019
Acres0.09Sqft.2,932Bed3Bath3Year2013
Acres0.62Sqft.3,016Bed2Bath2Year2023
Acres1.54Sqft.3,467Bed3Bath3Year2015

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It has been a joy to work with you through this process and we have been in awe of your skills at every turn.

Many, many thanks, Doug.

Fondly, Becky and Larry Sykes


Dear Doug:

First, let me thank you for selling my house. You did one of the most efficient jobs that I have ever heard of in real estate. Thanks a million.

The Great Properties article on our (former) house was great. I hope that the new owners enjoy the house as much as Lee and I did. Our life there was a glorious experience. The house is made for living.

Again, thanks for selling the house. I think it was one of the most efficient operation that I have ever witnessed. Keep in touch.

-Albert Halff
O’Neil Ford-Designed Home Owner

Turtle Creek Area Neighborhood – Continued

Northern Heights has architect designed modern town houses and attached single-family. Northern Hills has an eclectic mix of period homes on gently curving tree lined streets. Together we will discover, explore and evaluate the best homes and neighborhoods in the Turtle Creek Corridor.

The greatest variety and some of the most interesting homes are found in these Turtle Creek neighborhoods between Highland Park and Downtown, East Dallas and the Tollway. Styles and ages of the homes range from Victorian homes in the State Thomas Historic District to the architect designed contemporary duplexes in Northern Heights to the highrises along Turtle Creek.