Neighborhoods

A Historic Look at West Lafayette’s Hills and Dales

Hills and Dales Historic District Sign

AS TOLD BY JIM SHOOK & WESLEY SHOOK of COLDWELL BANKER, THE SHOOK AGENCY In the 1920’s, demand for housing around Purdue University was high, as was the need for a Football Stadium. Purdue alum, trustee, and benefactor David Ross knew that in order for Purdue football to be competitive with other universities, they would…

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An Inside Look at Glenwood Heights and Glenwood Meadows

Glenwood Heights neighborhood sign

There are two smaller, lesser known neighborhoods located off of Soldier’s Home Road, Glenwood Heights and Glenwood Meadow. Both of these subdivisions were developed by New Century Homes, owned by John King and Reed Kelso. They developed Glenwood Heights first, located off of Sagamore Parkway and Soldier’s Homes Road, which quickly filled because of a…

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An Inside Look at West Lafayette, Indiana’s Bar Barry Heights

Lommel Park in Bar Barry Heights

Last week I profiled University Farm Neighborhood.  This week I head just South, to the other side of Cumberland Street, to profile the popular Bar Barry Heights Neighborhood.   This lovely neighborhood is in the popular West Lafayette Community School, Indiana’s top rated public-school system.  1173 people reside in 525 homes that were built in…

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