You are here

Terrell Hills

-A A +A

Covering 640 acres Terrell Hills is the largest of the autonomous, incorporated areas on the north side of the city. Development began in the first decade of the twentieth century as a country estate section, although extensive residential construction did not begin until the 1920s and it did not fill until well after World War II. The plan of Terrell Hills is more regular than that of Olmos Park and Alamo Heights, with streets following a grid plan with a few irregularities. Terrell Hills was incorporated in 1957 when it joined the Alamo Heights Independent School District.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Gerald Moorhead et al.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,