FISH CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN
In August 2009, staff began working with residents of the Fish
Creek Neighborhood, approximately 442 acres in size, located
between SH360 and New York Ave, just south of Southeast Green
The Fish Creek Neighborhood includes four residential
subdivisions (Briarhill Estates, Harwood Meadows, Britton Place,
and Webb-Britton Estates) comprised of 944 single family housing
units, built mostly in the 1990s. It also contains two schools
(Barnett Junior High School and Bryant Elementary School),
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, small restaurants, and
commercial and retail businesses including a grocery store.
Staff has provided professional and technical assistance to the
Fish Creek steering committee members on the preparation of
their neighborhood plan.
Creek Neighborhood Plan, adopted on 12-14-10
Fish Creek Vision Statement
Creek Neighborhood as a Welcoming Place
Create a Safe
Environment for the Fish Creek Neighborhood
Community Partnerships and Academic Excellence for Fish
Pedestrian Accessibility in the Fish Creek Neighborhood
Creek Neighborhood as a Clean and Beautiful Place
Neighborhood includes the Briarhill Estates Addition, which
is officially recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as
a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
Barnett Junior High School students on the creation of a
logo representing the Fish Creek Neighborhood. On November
19, 2010, an Awards Dinner was held to showcase the top logo
designs. The winning logo, shown above, was selected as the
identifying symbol for the neighborhood.
Won the Naturally
Fun Neighborhood Event Facebook contest sponsored by the
Park and Recreation Department. On June 12, 2010, over 300
area residents attended the Naturally Fun event in Fish
Creek Neighborhood Park.
the Arlington Urban Design Center on the design of street
sign toppers and enhanced entry features. Area residents
will apply for a Neighborhood Matching Grant to seek funding
assistance for these design elements.
the Arlington Urban Design Center to establish design
guidelines for three undeveloped commercial properties
within the neighborhood boundary.
at the intersections of SH360 and Edinburgh and SH360 and
Havenwood Drive as a means to discourage cut-through traffic
and increased speed within the residential neighborhood.
neighborhood meeting at Barnett Junior High School in
October 2010 to reveal the draft plan and receive feedback
from area residents.
neighborhood plan to City Council in December 2010, and
received unanimous approval from Council members.
For more information, please contact
Community Development & Planning Dept., City of Arlington:
Gincy Thoppil, 817-459-6662,
Sharon Hurd, 817-459-6655,