College Hill, Wichita, Kansas
The Aviary, 330 Circle Drive
|Elevation||1,360 ft (410 m)|
|ZIP code||67208, 67211, 67214, 67218|
College Hill was platted as a series of developments during a real estate speculation boom of the 1880s. The name came from a proposed Methodist college that would have been located in the neighborhood at Douglas and Rutan, but the Methodist church instead choose to build its college, today known as Southwestern College, in Winfield, Kansas. While a few houses in the neighborhood were built prior to the turn of the century, most were built between 1900 and 1934. In December of 1926, the Lincoln Heights Addition between Douglas and Kellogg and Oliver and Crestway consisting of 73 acres and 250 lots was placed on the market. Construction of Lincoln Heights Shopping Center at Douglas and Oliver, begun in June of 1948, was completed in July of 1949. 
The area that is now College Hill Park served as the Wichita Country Club from 1901-1912. It was redeveloped from an overgrown golf course into its current park configuration, including its swimming pool, via WPA funds during the Great Depression.
College Hill is located at  It comprises the area between Central Avenue to the north and U.S. Route 54 to the south and between Hillside Street to the west and Oliver Avenue to the east. Located approximately 2.5 miles (4 km) east of Downtown Wichita, College Hill borders the neighborhoods of Sleepy Hollow and Country Overlook to the north, Crown Heights North and Crown Heights South to the east, Fairfax and Longview to the south, and East Front and Uptown to the west.(37.686944, -97.289444) at an elevation of 1,360 feet (410 m).
Parks and recreation
- College Hill Park (including pool and two tennis courts)
Points of interest
- Allen-Lambe House
- Crown Uptown Theatre
- Lincoln Heights Shopping Center
The Allen-Lambe House (2013)
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