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You may need a map to find one of the biggest new home communities being built in North Dallas.
Just a couple of blocks north of Presbyterian Hospital on Meadow Road, the 300-home residential development is going up in a neighborhood once filled with tumbledown apartments.
Now one of the world’s best-known developers, Houston-based Hines, is turning the 23-acre redevelopment into a high-end home community.
“There are a lot of good places to live in D-FW, but inside Interstate 635, this is one of the largest master planned single-family developments done in a long time,” said Ben Brewer, Hines’ managing director. “To have something of this size in a location like this is rare.”
Called Merion at Midtown Park, the high-density community includes a central park with swimming pool and almost a dozen other small green spaces.
K. Hovnanian Homes, Coventry Homes and Chesmar Homes are building houses averaging about 2,200 square feet and starting around $450,000.
“The first phase is 100 homes,” Brewer said. “About half of what has already been built has been sold.” Read More >