From the 1940s through the 1960s, developers slung together a small development northwest of the Dallas Executive (Redbird) Airport called Kimball Estates, complete with relaxing street names like Oak Arbor and Shoreline Drives along with Shady Hollow and Drowsy Lanes. The two homes on Telstar Drive were among the last, named after the first satellites to carry “tele” signals … graph, phone, and vision. In 1948 when 3848 Shady Hollow Lane was built, it was pretty much radio all the way.

The homes in this neighborhood are generally good-sized, ranch-style designs with a few dormered second stories here and there.  Prices are pretty sweet, too.  For example, 3848 Shady Hollow is a three-bedroom ranch with two bathrooms and 1,746 square feet on an 85- by 129-foot lot.  It’s listed for $169,900 by Patty Tafoya Valenzuela of Century 21 Judge Fite.

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