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Hockaday School for Girls, 1206 Haskell Ave.

Caruth Farmhouse after it was taken over by the Hockaday School.

Caruth Farmhouse after it was taken over by the Hockaday School.

Following the success of Ursuline, Ela Hockaday opened The Hockaday School for Girls in a grey frame house in 1913. It quickly outgrew the space, and six years later began construction on a two-story boarding school at Greenville and Belmont, by the Caruth farmhouse (see entry #3). Like Ursuline, Hockaday also relocated to Preston Hollow in 1961. The school was torn down to make way for Hockaday Village, a luxury apartment complex that attempted to profit off of the illustrious school’s name. (Source: The Hockaday School, The Dallas Morning News)

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