Historic Overland Park

The neighborhood is located west of downtown Overland Park, from Santa Fe Drive, west to Antioch and south of 79th Street.

The largest neighborhood in the Conservation Program, neighbors from Historic Overland Park first met in 1994. The neighborhood is close to park and recreational amenities, including Young's Park and pool and the Santa Fe Commons.

The neighborhood group is involved in community building activities and actively participates in city government. Additionally, group leaders have established a partnership with the South Lake and Strang Line neighborhoods to coordinate social activities and special projects.

  • 1,488 residents
  • 478 single family homes - 18 percent of single family homes are absentee-owned
  • 99 duplex units and 309 multi-family units - 49 percent of duplexes are absentee-owned
  • Mean home value: $129,000
  • Mean year homes were built: 1948
  • 72 property maintenance cases were reported in 2008

Neighborhood goals:

  • Partner with the Public Works Department to address infrastructure issues, including ditches and drainage;
  • Organize social events;
  • Promote neighborhood safety; and
  • Improve property maintenance concerns by offering informational seminars at meetings.

Neighborhood Indicators

Neighborhood indicators report measurable changes of conditions over a five-year trend. Individual neighborhood indicator stats are also available for this neighborhood.

Neighborhood meetings:

Meetings are held at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of every month in the Training Room of the Myron E. Scafe Building, 8500 Antioch. To contact your chairperson, call 913-895-6270 or email neighborhoods@opkansas.org.

Neighborhood newsletter:

January, 2011

August, 2010