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College Hill

​College Hill encompasses one square mile with Central Ave. on the north, Kellogg Ave. on the south, Hillside Ave. on the west and Oliver Ave. on the east and is approximately 2.5 miles from downtown Wichita.

College Hill Parking Plan

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021 the Wichita City Council approved a motion to defer the zoning case PUD2021-00018 until the City Council meeting on December 14, 2021. During that time, the City Council directed staff to prepare a Parking Plan for College Hill. Stay tuned to this webpage for further developments.

College Hill Parking Study Occupancy Counts2021-12-14 - Wichita Parking Study DRAFT

College Hill DRAFT Design Guidelines

In 1998, the City of Wichita worked with the College Hill Neighborhood to develop Draft Design Guidelines for College Hill. The guidelines were never formally reviewed or endorsed/adopted by the City.

Design in the College Hill Neighborhood

College Hill History

From its earliest stages of development, the College Hill Neighborhood perpetuated an image of exclusiveness that was further enhanced by the founding of the city's first golf course, in what is now College Hill Park. As the years followed, middle class housing developed on the eastern part of the neighborhood. Residents of College Hill included prominent families connected with the major industries of the city, including livestock, grain, milling, railroads, lumber, petroleum, aviation and financial institutions.