Historic Highland Park

Topeka, Kansas

Est. 1887 by Major Joseph K. Hudson
Home of Astronaut Ron Evans

1887 Highland Park Map 
(map shows original east-west street names)
Oriole Ave. = 23rd St.
Falcon Ave. = 24th St.
Canary Ave. = 25th St.
Goldfinch Ave. = 26th St.
Swan Ave. = 27th St.
Eagle Ave. = 28th St.
Jay Ave. = 29th St.
(29th St. was later called Dudley Rd. at one time)

Click here for Neighborhood History

1924 Topeka City Directory

Highland Park architecture:

Craftsman Bungalows

Tudor Style

Above left: Late 1920s photo of Iles House, NW corner of 29th & Maryland;
above right:  Mid 1920s photo of Rhodes House, NW corner of 29th & Virginia.

Above left:  Mid-1940s photo of Wiley-Gutting House, NE corner of 29th & Maryland;
above right: 1925 illustration of Shawnee Country Club.



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