Trinity-Griffin

The 2014 Hyde Park Homes Tour begins at this repurposed school. The building began its life in 1947 as Trinity Methodist, one of the many new churches begun after the end of WWII. In its current resurrection, the building houses...

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Morrison-Smith House

Like many houses in historic Hyde Park, the Morrison-Smith House was built during the early years of the neighborhood, housed several prominent families, declined as rental property, and faced demolition until the current owners...

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George-Hinman House

Roy and Maudie George owned this home for almost 50 years. He was a longtime owner of Roy George Texaco Service Station at 42nd and Guadalupe streets. In 1998, an architect and his wife purchased the 850-square-foot home but...

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Strickland House

James and Della Strickland moved this 1910 home to Duval Street in 1952, from North or West Campus of the University of Texas, saving it from demolition. In a second salvation in 2011, the current owners were the only potential...

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McCoy House

John and Florence McCoy built their home in 1925 on a dirt road in what was considered the outskirts of Austin, and remained for the next 64 years. One of their children who grew up here later received an achievement award for...

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Mahler-Van Metre

The artist and classical musician who own the 1935 Craftsman bungalow have placed their creative stamp on this home. Noteworthy features include a garage that was transformed into a freestanding garden room, native wildlife...

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Crow House

First resident Ray Kennedy, a baker at Cuneo’s Quality Baking on Guadalupe Street, sweetened life in Hyde Park with his well-known recipe for rum cake. In 1944, Lloyd and Florence Fry moved in and made the house their home for...

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