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Whether you’re a native, transplant, or prospective Fort Worthian, deciding what neighborhood to call home can be tricky business — so we’re taking an inside look at 32 of FTW’s neighborhoods to help you decide.

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Morning, FTW. Over the next year, we’re partnering with Williams Trew to walk y’all through 32 neighborhoods around Cowtown — ranging from Monticello/Rivercrest and Westover Hills to River Park to name the first few — kicking off with today’s guide to the Colonial + Tanglewood neighborhoods in southwest FTW. 🏡

Colonial

Centrally located in southwest Fort Worth (read: short commutes to most areas of town), the Colonial neighborhood is home to 1,800+ residents. It’s in close proximity to Colonial Country Club, Texas Christian University, and our top-ranked Fort Worth Zoo, as well as several parks, shopping in University Park Village, and bike paths along the Trinity River.

Homes in the area

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This charming Tudor home is located in the exclusive University Place neighborhood near Colonial, Avondale, and in the Tanglewood Elementary School system.

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Does the Colonial neighborhood sound like home? Check out these houses on the market.

Parks, restaurants + what not to miss

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Ben Hogan won the first two editions of what was then the Colonial Invitational in 1946 + ’47, was runner-up in 1948, and went back-to-back again in 1952 and ’53. He won his last PGA TOUR title at Colonial in 1959, at the age of 46.

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  • Parks + playgrounds in the Colonial neighborhood include Overton Park + Trinity Park. 🌳
  • Catch a Big 12 game at TCU or hit the links at Colonial Country Club. (Pro tip: The club also hosts an annual PGA tournament.)
  • Sit down for a weekend brunch at Woodshed Smokehouse or HG Supply Co.
  • Shops (think: an Apple store + Anthropologie) and restaurants like Blue Goose Cantina and Pacific Table can be found at University Park Village.
  • Maria’s Mexican Kitchen, Silver Fox, Dutch’s Burgers + Roger’s are a few more local restaurants to try.
  • Enjoy a bite to eat, craft cocktails, Pickleball + live music at the recently opened Courtside Kitchen.

Tanglewood

Sitting just southwest from Colonial, Tanglewood is tucked between I-30 and I-20, but still within the 820 loop — the main freeway that circles Fort Worth. Considered to be a safe + family-friendly area, Tanglewood is filled with old homes and green spaces that nicely offset development.

View of the pavement in Overton Park in Fort Worth, TX.

Encompassing 48+ acres, Overton Park was built in 1959 and featured a creek running down the middle with a section that leads into the Clear Fork Trinity River.

Photo by @dustin.miles

Homes in the area
Want to live in (or close to) the Tanglewood area? Check out these homes.

Parks, restaurants + what not to miss

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The Tanglewood area is known for the abundance of beautiful, mature trees, close proximity to the Trinity River trails, and the highly regarded Tanglewood Elementary School. | Photo by @dxturner77

There are a lot of great things close to Tanglewood. Here are some we recommend:

  • Fan favorites like Tom Thumb, Ulta, DSW, Central Market + Trader Joe’s can be found at the shops off Hulen St.
  • Don’t miss dining at neighborhood favorites like Charleston’s, Zoli’s Pizza or Mi Cocina.
  • Overton Park is also accessible from the Tanglewood neighborhood.

Neighborhood school Tanglewood Elementary is ranked #1 in Fort Worth Independent School District Elementary Schools.*

Westover Hills

Morning, FTW. We’re here with our next installment of our FTW Neighborhoods Guide — a series where we partnered with Williams Trew to walk y’all through 32 neighborhoods around Cowtown. Today we’re taking a look at the Westover Hills neighborhood, just west of downtown FTW. 🏡

Landscaping in front of a Fort Worth, Texas home.

Most of the homes in Westover Hills are architect-designed estate properties and many of them are hidden from view by large privacy walls or mature landscaping.

Photo by @bonicklandscaping, landscape contractor: Bonick Landscaping, landscape architect: Hocker Design Group, architect: A. Quincy Jones, renovation/addition: Daniels & Lovelady

Need to know
The neighborhood is unique for many reasons, but did you know — it’s actually its own town.

The Town of Westover Hills provides:

  • Water and trash services
  • Police and municipal court, and
  • Building and permits departments to their residents

The town government is managed by a mayor, town council + city secretary (all elected by a regular voting system). Read on to discover the history of the neighborhood (dating back to the 1930s) and some can’t-miss spots now via Williams Trew Real Estate.

The early days
Westover Hills, which likely was established during the early twentieth century, was incorporated as a class A city in 1939.

The neighborhood was popular with Fort Worth’s cattle + oil families during the 1930s and 40s.

The paving of the Town’s roads was not completed until the 1940′s and home construction continued through the 50′s with most of the town’s plots occupied by the end of the 1960′s.

Today, ~700 people call Westover Hills home and there are 277 homes in the community (most of which are architect-designed estate properties).

Can’t miss
Running low on time? A trip to Westover Hills isn’t complete without a bike ride or walk through the wide streets + hills (you’ll find us window shopping for homes), a glass of wine from Winslow Wine Cafe or Roy Pope’s Grocery, and a visit to the nearby Cultural District, so be sure to factor it into your day. You’ll thank us later.

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Westover Hills residents enjoy nearby Shady Oaks Country Club and a serene community of elegant homes conveniently located near dining, shopping + Interstate 30.

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If you’re sold on Westover Hills + looking to buy in the area, here are some homes currently on the market by Williams Trew.*

Monticello

Morning, FTW. We’re here with our next installment of our FTW Neighborhoods Guide — a series in which we’re partnering with Williams Trew to walk y’all through 32 neighborhoods around Cowtown. Today we’re taking a look at the Monticello + Rivercrest neighborhoods, situated west of downtown FTW. 🏡

Located just north of Camp Bowie Blvd. and northwest of the Cultural District + West 7th Street areas, Monticello offers easy access to world-renowned museums, shopping, restaurants and more — not to mention a straight shot to downtown Fort Worth.

Exterior of a lock and leave townhome in the Monticello neighborhood of Fort Worth, Texas.

This beautiful, high-end townhome was custom built in 2018 and is located in the heart of Monticello.

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Need to know
It’s common to see a home constructed in the 1920s or 30s next to a new build.

Nearby schools include:

Where to live
If you’re sold + looking to buy a home in the Monticello neighborhood, here are some housing options currently on the market via Williams Trew.

Rivercrest

Built around The Rivercrest Country Club (and also in close proximity to Fort Worth’s Cultural District, Northside + downtown area), the Rivercrest neighborhood is home to historic estates, many of which date back to the early 1900s.

Need to know
There are a number of historic homes in the Rivercrest (technically named Crestline) neighborhood, some dating as far back as 1893. You’ll see a variety of architectural styles, from Mediterranean-style to modern.

Pro tip: The grandest historic homes sit along Crestline Rd., on a bluff overlooking the river with striking views.

View of the Rivercrest golf course in Fort Worth, TX.

Surrounded by wooded areas and walking trails, Rivercrest is home to many young couples, families, and those who live an active lifestyle (or just love to golf).

Photo by the FTWtoday team

Where to live
If you’re sold + looking to buy a home in the Rivercrest neighborhood, here are some housing options currently on the market via Williams Trew.

Can’t miss
Running low on time? A trip to Monticello/Rivercrest isn’t complete without a visit to the Cultural District, or a stop at the new Tex-Mex restaurant Don Artemio, so be sure to factor an extra stop into your day.

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River District

Happy Monday, FTW. The next installment of our FTW Neighborhoods Guide — a series where we partnered with Williams Trew to walk y’all through 32 neighborhoods around Cowtown — features the The River District neighborhood in West FTW. 🏡

View of the Trinity Trails in Fort Worth, TX at sunset.

The 100+ miles of the Trinity Trails provide a great escape for bikers, runners and recreational sports enthusiasts.

Need to know
You’re not the only one with your eyes set on Fort Worth’s River District. This charming up-and-coming neighborhood continues to draw newcomers and tourists to the area’s unique shopping + dining destinations.

Sitting between the Monticello/Rivercrest and River Oaks neighborhoods, The River District is the first of its kind in Fort Worth — a district nestled on the banks of the Trinity River, winding around toward River Oaks and into Lake Worth.

Development of the water-front community’s next phase is currently underway and includes an increase in living options + retail spaces, stretching all the way down toward Ridgmar.

There are a handful of nearby schools including:

Read on to discover the history of the neighborhood and some can’t-miss spots via Williams Trew Real Estate.

Can’t miss
Running low on time? A trip to The River District isn’t complete without a walk along the Trinity Trails, an Aperol spritz from Gemelle, or some vintage shopping, so be sure to factor it into your day. Enjoy exploring, FTW.

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Did you know that The River District is a non-profit organization, aimed at supporting local businesses + the community?

Photo by The River District @riverdistrictfw

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If you’re sold on The River District + looking to buy in the area, find all the available homes or contact a Williams Trew agent to learn more.*

Arlington Heights

The next installment of our FTW Neighborhoods Guide — a series in which we’re partnering with Williams Trew to walk y’all through 32 neighborhoods around Cowtown — explores the Arlington Heights neighborhood, situated in west Fort Worth. 🏡

A popular neighborhood for families + single millennials, much of the Arlington Heights neighborhood features suburban Tudor + craftsman-style homes (read: a fair amount of green space) while still being close to all the downtown fun.

Bonus: It’s consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the city.

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This lock + leave townhome is the perfect spot for those that want easy access to I-30, shopping, dining, downtown, and the medical district.

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Need to know
The neighborhood is surrounded by Camp Bowie Boulevard. to the north, I-30 on the south + west, and Montgomery Street. on the east.

Located next to the Cultural District, Arlington Heights provides easy access to some of the best museums in Fort Worth. It’s also only a 10-minute drive from West 7th, which has tons of restaurants, shops + a movie theater.

Nearby schools include:

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This charming bungalow features two bedrooms with a shared bathroom, and a recently updated kitchen with quartz countertops and high-end finishes.

Photo provided by William Trew

Where to live
If you’re sold + looking to become Arlington Heights’ latest resident, here are some housing options currently on the market via Williams Trew.

Can’t miss
A trip to Arlington Heights isn’t complete without a walk on Trinity Trails or a glass of wine at Winslow’s, so be sure to factor it into your day. You’ll thank us later. 🍷

Read on to discover the rich history + recommendations for can’t-miss spots in the Arlington Heights neighborhood (think dining, shopping, outdoors + more) via Williams Trew Real Estate.

The early days
Arlington Heights’ history of land ownership + development reaches back to the 1850s, when it was used for ranch land.

According to the Arlington Heights Neighborhood Association, Humphrey Barker Chamberlin, a suburban developer from Denver, began platting a neighborhood + created a boulevard linking it to the downtown area in 1906. “Chamberlin Arlington Heights” was launched (but no houses were built) on what is now the Tremont block.

During World War I, Robert McCart bought acreage and donated it to the U.S. Army for troop training. With the construction of Camp Bowie in 1917, the Army contracted for:

  • Installation of water
  • Sewer
  • Electric power
  • Telephone lines

The camp closed at war’s end, leaving those elements of infrastructure.
This led to a second development era, when the block became part of the Hill Crest Addition to the City of Fort Worth. Construction of homes began in 1925 and continued into the late 1930s. World War II halted the process, but postwar homebuilding filled all but one of the few remaining lots by 1947.

Today, Tremont Ave.’s twelfth + eighteenth blocks stand within the Hillcrest Addition, part of the larger Arlington Heights neighborhood.

Anchored by a classic Arts and Crafts bungalow, it is unified by the majority of English Cottage-style homes.

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Downtown

The next installment of our FTW Neighborhoods Guide — a series in which we’re partnering with Williams Trew to walk y’all through 32 neighborhoods around Cowtown — explores life in downtown Fort Worth. 🏡

Need to know
Home to charming, beautifully restored buildings + residences that stand alongside modern skyscrapers, downtown FTW offers both a friendly ambiance and all the buzz of an urban city.

Plus, there are parks and landmarks galore and the Sundance Square district — a walkable 37-square-block area dotted with:

  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Art galleries
  • Entertainment
  • Offices
  • Residential living
Exterior view of the Tarrant County Courthouse in Fort Worth, TX.

Standing at the north end of Main St., the Tarrant County Courthouse was completed in 1895 and took over two years to build.

Photo by @thechirowife

Where to live
If you’re itching for urban living + looking to buy in the area, search all the available homes currently on the market via Williams Trew. 👀

    Read on to discover the history of downtown + can’t-miss spots with recs from Williams Trew Real Estate.

    The early days
    In 1849, during the cattle drive era, Fort Worth was established as an army outpost.

    Surrounded by Highway 35 to the west and N. Henderson St. to the east, downtown Fort Worth is filled with history and some buildings give us a glimpse at what life in Cowtown used to look like.

    Pro tip: Bookmark these 10 historic landmarks for next time you’re out exploring.

    Can’t miss
    Whether you’re heading out for the day or for a drink, a trip downtown isn’t complete without a stop at Sundance Square, a walk along the Trinity River Trails bordering downtown, or a happy hour drink from Cowtown Brewing Co.

    Aerial view of downtown Fort Worth, TX.

    From mixed-use spaces to residential high-rises, there’s no shortage of movement in downtown FTW.

    Photo by Keith Tiner @photogkeith

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    Ridgmar

    The next installment of our FTW Neighborhoods Guide explores the Ridgmar neighborhood, situated west of downtown Fort Worth. 🏡

    Take a walk or drive through the alphabetical streets and you’ll see wide, shaded roads and beautiful, green hills. Most of the homes in Ridgmar are ranch-style (many of which were built in the 70s) and boast large backyards.

    Exterior of 6505 Genoa Rd. in Fort Worth, TX.

    The backyard at 6505 Genoa Rd. features a covered backyard patio, ideal for grilling + enjoying the shade, plus a workshop equipped with electricity.

    Photo provided by Williams Trew Real Estate

    Need to know
    The neighborhood sits approx. six miles west of the Fort Worth Central Business District, just to the west of Westover Hills, and north of Ridglea North.

    Schools around Ridgmar include:

    Open, covered seating area at 6500 Dakar Road in West Fort Worth, TX.

    This home in Ridgmar boasts a backyard oasis with a covered patio, rock waterfall feature, patio in the trees + a sports court.

    Photo provided by Williams Trew Real Estate

    Where to live
    If you’re sold + looking to become the latest Ridgmar resident, here are some available and recently-sold housing options in the Ridgemar Addition via Williams Trew.

    The early days
    DYK? During World War II, anti-aircraft bunkers were built in what is now Ridgmar as protection for the “bomber plant” (Lockheed-Martin today) and had to be removed for home building to begin.

    The development of Ridgmar began in 1957, almost a decade later, and residential construction in the neighborhood started on Dakar Rd. The JC Penney company later bought land in 1969 and the Ridgmar Mall was added to the area in 1974.

    Some distinct Ridgmar home features you might see around the neighborhood include retro property mandates like:

    • Building line set-backs up to 40 ft (instead of the usual 25 ft)
    • Wood shingle roofs
    • Rear entry garages

    Can’t miss
    Read on to discover recs for can’t-miss spots near the Ridgmar neighborhood (think dining, shopping, outdoors + more) via Williams Trew Real Estate.*

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    Mira Vista

    For the next installment of our FTW Neighborhoods Guide — a series in which we’re partnering with Williams Trew to walk y’all through 32 neighborhoods around Cowtown — we’re taking a look (pun intended) at the Mira Vista neighborhood in Southwest FTW. 🏡

    The gated Mira Vista (read: “see the view” in Spanish) neighborhood sits inside the Mira Vista Country Club, which boasts a championship 18-hole golf course, eight tennis courts, and pool + club facilities.

    Need to know
    Manned 24/7, the luxury community features residences (many boasting 10,000+ sqft) set on the rolling hills surrounding the golf course. Smaller luxury garden homes sit near the front gates.

    Mira Vista homeowners enjoy amenities like:

    • A playground
    • Sports courts
    • Walking trails

    Bonus: The nearby Chisholm Trail Parkway offers easy access to downtown.

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    This recently sold home is situated on a private cul-de-sac in guarded + gated Mira Vista boasts a bonus room with a sauna, perfect for a home gym.

    Photo provided by Williams Trew

    Where to live
    If you’re looking for a home on the (golf) range, search all the available homes currently on the market. 👀

    Read on to discover the history of Mira Vista along with can’t-miss spots + recs from Williams Trew Real Estate.

    The early days
    In 1985, developers purchased over 600 acres of ranch land. Two years later, Jerry L. Thomas began developing Mira Vista as we know it today. Golf pro Tom Weiskopf + golf course architect Jay Morrish together designed and constructed the Mira Vista golf course.

    The country club opened in 1987 and became a member-owned club in 2008 when the homeowner’s association was turned over to the residents.

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    Ridglea North / Ridglea Hills

    The next installment of our FTW Neighborhoods Guide explores the Ridglea neighborhoods in West Fort Worth. 🏡

    Situated south of Ridgmar, the Ridglea neighborhoods consist of:

    • Ridglea North
    • Ridglea Hills
    • Ridglea Country Club Estates
    Exterior of 6424 Hilldale Rd. in Fort Worth decorated for Halloween with pumpkins on the front porch.

    The kitchen at 6424 Hilldale Rd. features new countertops, backsplash, along with fresh flooring in the laundry + primary bedroom closet.

    Photo provided by Williams Trew

    Need to know
    Ridglea:

    • Offers easy access to the Cultural District
    • Is located approx. six miles outside of Fort Worth‘s Central Business District
    • Sits between Camp Bowie Blvd. + Vickery

    One of the hidden gems of the area is the 10-acre Luther Lake located in the middle of Ridglea Hills. Nearby Ridglea Hills Elementary, Ridglea Hills Park + the Ridglea Country Club are local focal points of the neighborhood.

    Exterior of 3704 Myrtle Springs Rd. in Fort Worth, TX.

    3704 Myrtle Springs Rd. recently underwent a kitchen remodel and includes a built-in microwave, a six-burner Electrolux cooktop + a double convection oven.

    Photo provided by Williams Trew

    Where to live
    Ridglea evokes a small town feel thanks to friendly neighbors and its charming style.

    You’ll find slightly different architectural variations across Ridglea, Ridglea Hills + Ridglea Country Club Estates due to the various stages of development (more on that later) — but expect to see mid-century or ranch-style mixed with upscale homes on expansive lots.

    Ready to call Ridglea home? Here are some housing options currently on the market via Williams Trew:

    Can’t miss
    A Ridglea must-do (especially around the holiday season) is to enjoy a drive around Luther Lake. Located in the middle of Ridglea Hills, the 10-acre lake is surrounded by 30+ home sites — and their holiday lights reflecting on the lake are a sight to see.

    Read on to discover the rich history + recommendations for can’t-miss spots around the Ridglea neighborhood (read: dining, outdoors + more) via Williams Trew Real Estate.

    The early days
    The Ridglea North neighborhood was platted by real estate developers Morris E. Berney and Bernie L. Anderson in 1928. This original area is now where the Ridglea Country Club stands. The neighborhood’s first homes were built in 1930.

    After a pause due to the impact of the Great Depression, brothers J. T. and Clayton (A.C.) Luther resumed residential planning for the Ridglea neighborhood in the late 40s with the help of Earl Wilson from Wilson, Inc.

    In 1952, the Ridglea Construction Company was formed and commercial real estate development began along the north side of Camp Bowie Blvd.

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    Stonegate

    Up next on our FTW Neighborhoods Guide — a series in which we’re partnering with Williams Trew to walk y’all through 32 neighborhoods around Cowtown — is the Stonegate neighborhood in southwest Fort Worth. 🏡

    Need to know
    Stonegate is a gated, guarded neighborhood near the playground, green areas + jogging trails of Overton Park.

    Located just east of Hulen Street and the Chisholm Trail Parkway, Stonegate provides an old-fashioned neighborhood feel while offering an easy commute to downtown.

    Bonus: It sits within walking distance to Tanglewood Elementary School, grocery shopping (looking at you, Trader Joe’s) and dining.

    Can’t miss
    Previously home to the historic (and infamous) Stonegate Mansion, the neighborhood is highly sought-after and homes on the market can be difficult to come by. If your heart is set on calling Stonegate home, the experts at Williams Trew Real Estate can help.

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    Fairmount

    Today’s installment of our FTW Neighborhoods Guide explores the Fairmount + Ryan Place neighborhoods situated just south of downtown Fort Worth. 🏡

    Local wedding planner and designer Lottie of Grit & Gold ©️ poses with her family outside their restored craftsman-style home in Fairmount.

    Local wedding planner and designer Lottie of Grit & Gold ©️ poses with her family outside their restored craftsman-style home in Fairmount.

    Need to know
    Located within walking distance of the thriving, eclectic mix of restaurants, pubs + music venues along Magnolia Avenue, the charming Fairmount neighborhood sits close to the Medical District.

    Expect to see a collection of turn of the century homes and Craftsman, wood-framed bungalows.

    Where to live
    If you’re sold + looking to become Fairmount’s latest resident, browse housing options currently on the market via Williams Trew.

    The early days
    First developed as a middle class residential area between 1890 and 1938 (with 20 subdivisions platted between 1883 and 1907), and the majority of Fairmount homes were built between 1905 and 1920.

    The Fairmount Neighborhood Association says about one third of original homes were occupied by business executives who managed their own firms (think: doctors, lawyers, and educators).

    During the neighborhood’s “glory days,” Fairmount was a diverse neighborhood where craftsmen (read: brick + stone masons) lived next door to railroad workers, according to the Fairmount Neighborhood Association.

    Following World War II, many of FTW’s suburbs grew + neighborhoods fell into disrepair — including Fairmount. Today’s residents are working to revitalize, rebuild, and restore the historic area.

    Ryan Place

    Need to know
    Similarly to the Fairmount neighborhood, the Great Depression took its toll on Ryan Place. But, in 1979, the neighborhood became the only residential historic district in FTW when Elizabeth Blvd. joined the National Register of Historic Places.

    A few years later, a group of residents pitched the idea for an annual home tour, A Candlelight Christmas in Ryan Place, to raise funds to reconstruct the iconic Carthage stone + marble gates at Elizabeth Blvd. + Eighth Ave. (after they’d been taken down in 1955) and continue revitalization efforts.

    Today, the neighborhood is dotted with historic homes ranging from Mediterranean revival style + stone to Georgian brick.

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    Ryan Place boasts beautiful homes, thriving business + arts communities, and a storied history.

    Where to live
    Ready to become a Ryan Place resident? Browse housing options currently on the market via Williams Trew.

    The early days
    The historic neighborhood was designed by developer John C. Ryan in 1911. The showcase street of Ryan Place (named after its developer) is the iconic Elizabeth Blvd., named for Mrs. Ryan, the developer’s wife.

    According to Ryan Place Fort Worth, in its heyday, many of the landscaped mansions featured luxurious amenities. Think:

    • Verandah balustrades
    • Beveled-glass doors
    • Palladian windows
    • Imported marble columns

    Read on to learn about the history of Ryan Place along with recs for can’t-miss spots in both neighborhoods via Williams Trew Real Estate.

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    La Cantera

    Happy New Year, Cowtown. ✨ We’re kicking off 2023 with a stop at the La Cantera neighborhood in Southwest Fort Worth in this new installment of our FTW Neighborhoods Guide with Williams Trew. 🏡

    Need to know

    The La Cantera development is one of Fort Worth’s newest private, gated, and guarded neighborhoods. Situated on one of the highest points in Tarrant County, La Cantera offers stunning views of the Fort Worth skyline.

    The neighborhood offers spacious lots (averaging 1+ acres), the first of which sold in 2007, that are set amongst walking trails, green space + neighborhood ponds. Bonus: The neighborhood is located just inside the 820 Loop, making a trip to downtown and other major highways in the area quick and convenient.

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    The La Cantera development is one of Fort Worth’s newest private, gated, and guarded neighborhoods.

    Photo by FTWtoday

    The neighborhood offers plenty of private school options close by, along with Fort Worth Independent School District public schools, including:

    Read on to add 10+ can’t-miss spots from Williams Trew Real Estate to your 2023 to-do list.

    Pro tip: We’re halfway through our FTW Neighborhoods Guide, so brush up on which neighborhoods you may have missed.

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    Crestwood

    New year, new neighborhood to explore in our FTW Neighborhoods Guide. Today’s installment has us stopping at the Crestwood neighborhood, located in northwest FTW and north of neighboring Monticello. 🏡

    Situated just two miles from the downtown business district, Crestwood residents enjoy gently curving tree-lined streets and plenty of neighborhood sponsored activities + events like:

    • Easter egg hunt
    • Fourth of July picnic and parade
    • National Night Out
    • Halloween in the Park Before Dark event

    Bonus: The internationally celebrated Kimbell Art Museum, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art are within a quick 5 to 7-minute drive.

    Exterior of 3604 Sherwood Dr. in Fort Worth, surrounded by trees a lush green grass lawn.

    3604 Sherwood Ave. boasts a cozy study and a beautiful family room with vaulted ceilings, a fireplace + a wet bar (read: perfect for entertaining).

    Photo provided by Williams Trew Real Estate

    Need to know
    Surrounded on three sides by the West Fork of the Trinity River, the neighborhood offers easy access to the Trinity Trails.

    The Jo Kelly School, Crestwood Park (where residents can relax and take part in community events) and Westside Little League Baseball Field are all within Crestwood.

    The Crestwood Association is a voluntary neighborhood association (read: not an HOA) that was formed in October of 1981 with “the objective of keeping it a family-oriented community interested in connecting with each other.”

    Schools in the area include:

    The primary bathroom of 304 Cestwood Drive in Fort Worth, complete with a modern standing tub and brick accent walls.

    The lavishly appointed primary suite at 304 Crestwood Dr. reveals pool views and includes a spa-like bathroom with rain shower, soaking tub + two walk-in closets.

    Photo provided by Williams Trew Real Estate

    Where to live
    Crestwood is both a mixture of old and new, with homes constructed from 1941 to today.

    If you’re sold + looking to become Crestwood’s latest resident, here are some housing options currently on the market via Williams Trew.

    The early days
    According to the Crestwood Association, the neighborhood was established in 1930 when Charles Daggett + Mary Pratt purchased property from William Bailey.

    A few years later, Luther and Loffland Realtors purchased the land and began developing what is today the Crestwood Addition.

    Read on to discover the rich history + recommendations for can’t-miss spots in the Crestwood neighborhood (think dining, shopping, outdoors + more) via Williams Trew Real Estate.

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    Mistletoe Heights

    Explore the Historic District of Mistletoe Heights with us on our FTW Neighborhoods Guide — the series in which we’re partnering with Williams Trew to walk y’all through 32 neighborhoods around Cowtown. 🏡

    Need to know
    Perched atop a scenic bluff overlooking the Clear Fork of the Trinity River, Mistletoe Heights is dotted with peaceful sidewalks along Forest Park Boulevard and is dotted with historic homes. The neighborhood is centrally located (approx. two miles southwest of the Central Business District) and sits minutes from TCU, Fort Worth Zoo, the Medical District + museums.

    Mistletoe Heights is filled with charming homes from small cottages + preserved bungalows to mansions in near original condition.

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    Mistletoe Heights is filled with charming homes from small cottages + preserved bungalows to mansions in near original condition.

    Photo via the Mistletoe Heights Association

    The early days
    In 1909, the City of Fort Worth annexed part of Mistletoe Heights (previously owned by the Mistletoe Heights Land Company) and development began.

    In the early 1900s, lots could be purchased for $100 (yes, you read that right), but by 1926, lots were selling for around $1,500, according to the Mistletoe Heights Association. Land value increased partially because of Texas Christian University’s 1910 move to its current location.

    DYK that Mistletoe Heights was designated a Historic District by the City of Fort Worth in 2002? Many homes in Mistletoe Heights are listed as historically significant in the Tarrant County Historic Resources Survey.

    Read on to discover more about the history of Mistletoe Heights + can’t-miss spots with recs from Williams Trew Real Estate.

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