Red arrow auto tour.
- North. Mineral Point Road
- East. Midvale Boulevard (Southwest Commuter Trail, southeast)
- South: Beltline
- West: South Whitney Way
Orange arrow auto tour
Timeline and description
- 1945. Schafer family purchases 5 acres on northeast corner of Horstmeier farm, with an eye to housing development. (Northern border: Mineral Point Road).
- 1947. 1st subdivision. Oak Park Heights plat recorded
- 1948. Midvale Heights annexed by City of Madison from Town of Madison.
- Early 1950s. Tokay Boulevard still a dirt road.
- Early 1950s. Development west of Midvale Boulevard from Waite Lane, south of Odana Road, north to Mineral Point Road. Ranch-style predominates.
- 1951. 2nd subdivision. Frank Piper plat recorded.
- 1954. Neighborhood association formed
- 1955. Odell Street site of Parade of Homes
- 1950s. 4- and 8-unit apartments constructed on Presidential Lane and Rushmore Lane
- 1959. 37 subdivisions recorded. (Definitely a nifty 50 neighborhood. More split-level design as decade progresses.)
- 2009. Joint neighborhood plan developed with Westmorland
- Now includes 1300 homes and 200 apartment units on 616 acres
- City of Madison neighborhood profiles
- Forests, Farms and Families: A History of the Midvale Heights Neighborhood (2004)
Auto tour of Hill Farms neighorhood, Madison WI. (1/3/2018)
Auto tour of Nakoma neighborhood. (12/26/2017)
Auto tour of Sunset Village neighborhood. (12/20/2017)
Auto tour of Glen Oak Hills neighborhood. (12/17/2017)
Auto tour of Crestwood neighborhood. (12/8/2017)
Auto tour of Westmorland neighborhood. (12/7/2017)
Approach and auto tour of Owen Parkway, Hoyt Park. (12/6/2017)
Auto tour of Indian Hills subdivision, (12/6/2017)
Auto tour of Pilgrim Village. (12/5/2017)
Auto tour of Highlands. (12/5/2017)
UPDATE. Madison's "Levittown" at 66. (12/2/2017)