Courtney Jubinsky of Dave Perry-Miller Preston Center has listed 3119 Oliver Avenue for $695,000.

Landing the perfect Knox-Henderson home at an affordable price is like finding a needle in a haystack, right? Wrong! We found one of the last remaining single-family homes in the area, and received a call from Dave Perry-Miller himself to chat about this once-in-a-lifetime listing.

“I think what makes the property exceptional or unique are the following: It is one of the only single-family houses left in all of Knox-Henderson in the entire city,” says Perry-Miller. “Secondly, it has a detached garage, a wonderful screened-in porch, and a terraced courtyard in the back, so it’s got a certain amount of privacy. And my gosh, I lived there for the last year and a half to two years after I sold my big house in Bluffview and I loved it!”

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Ross Ave. townhome at 4904 Jack Court

The 360-degree view of downtown Dallas from your private rooftop deck at 4904 Jack Court

This Henderson townhome at 4904 Jack Court is the cream of the Knox-Henderson real estate crop, because this prized end unit offers downtown Dallas views on three sides of this four-story modern home. Located in the Henderson neighborhood near Ross, this two-bedroom, three-bath, 2,267-square-foot home is listed for $498,000 by Susan Griffin of Bill Griffin Real Estate.

Built in 2017, this townhouse has been thoughtfully upgraded by its original owner with Kohler faucets and sinks, designer tile, and more premium details throughout the home. The living room features custom opaque tinted glass by Dallas Professional Window Tinting that allows light in, while offering privacy without the need for window treatments. All this provides energy efficiency with summer electric bills topping out at only $130 (amazing for a four-story home!).

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McKinney trolley Trio

With the announcement of more frequent stops and later hours on the Downtown/OakCliff streetcar, once the extension is complete this summer, some Uptown residents are setting their sites even higher up the road.

Austin Rucker, Michael Motorcycle and Siobhan Winfrey want to see more trolley action, extending the McKinney Avenue Trolley to run around its original track up and around Cole Avenue.

Knox Henderson, they say, is getting more crowded by the second minute with even more density coming down the pike — like a 22 story apartment building. The area will soon be loaded with cars clamoring for non-existent parking spaces, crowding streets, and ultimately reaching a breaking point. As part of the Dallas “Complete Streets” Initiative, Dallas’s Team Better Block was challenged with demonstrating how to re-engineer a three block stretch of Knox Street from the Katy Trail to McKinney Avenue to be safe for cars, bikes and pedestrians back in 2012.

The area of Knox Street is a classic historic main street in Old North Dallas with early 1900’s era buildings built to the sidewalks and four lane auto dominated streets. Early renderings (see A to C) of the street focused on maintaining the auto-centric nature of the area while including shared bicycle markings and a single bike lane placed in the blind spot of vehicles parked on the South side of the street.

Why not extend the trolley along its original course, making it a trail of Dallas history?

McKinney trolley tracks

Photo: Mike Redeker

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