Lochwood, Dallas

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Lochwood is a neighborhood in east Dallas, Texas (USA) adjacent to Lake Park Estates and Old Lake Highlands. It is located east of White Rock Lake and sometimes referred to as 'Dixon Branch' because of the creek by that name running through the neighborhood.

Boundaries[edit]

The Lochwood neighborhood is roughly pentagonal in shape, and is bounded on the north by East Northwest Highway (Texas Spur 244 or Texas State Highway Loop 12), on the west by East Lake Highlands Drive, on the southwest by Easton Road, on the southeast by Garland Road (Texas State Highway 78) and on the east by Jupiter Road.

About[edit]

The area surrounds the Dixon Branch of White Rock Creek, east of White Rock Lake.The neighborhood was built starting after World War II and features many 1 and 2 story Ranch-style homes. Commercially, the area is anchored by White Rock Marketplace, formerly Lochwood Shopping Center (renamed "Treehouse" in 1976, then back to Lochwood Mall by the early 1980s). The mall, opened in 1957,[1] once housed Titche's Department Store. The mall shut down around 1989.

The neighborhood is approximately one square mile and has about 2,000 households. The neighborhood is revered for its abundance of mature trees, walking and hiking trails, proximity to White Rock Lake, and mid-century style homes. The median price for a single family home in Lochwood was approximately $330,000 as of mid-2017.

Education[edit]

The neighborhood is served by the Dallas Independent School District. Children in the neighborhood attend Martha Turner Reilly Elementary School (located within the neighborhood), Robert T. Hill Middle School, and Bryan Adams High School.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lochwood Village Opening To Introduce 35 Stores. The Dallas Morning News, 15 August 1957. Retrieved 2013-06-28. Some individual stores opened as early as 1955.
  2. ^ Dallas ISD - 2006 School Feeder Patterns Archived 2007-04-09 at the Wayback Machine - Bryan Adams High School Archived 2006-10-12 at the Wayback Machine. (Maps: HS: Adams Archived 2012-02-07 at the Wayback Machine.) Retrieved 15 April 2007.

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