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Hammersley Road to the north; Prairie Road and Loreen Drive to the east; Putnam Road to the south; McKenna Road to the west
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Why Do People Live Here?
Prairie Hills is an eclectic and diverse neighborhood. A variety of multi-family dwellings, single-family homes and apartment complexes make this community lively and engaged. Civic-minded neighbors organize forums for candidates running for local office. Other events highlight the neighborhood’s cultural diversity by providing a forum for neighbors to share their heritage and cultural traditions. Prairie Hills is located near an abundance of parkland. A greenway extends through the neighborhood and connects Waltham Park, Pilgrim Park, Lucy Lincoln Hiestand Park and Hammersly Park, which is adjacent to Falk Elementary School. The neighborhood also has access to the Capital City State Trail bike path, which neighbors can ride all the way downtown, or south to Verona or Fitchburg.
What Does the Neighborhood Look Like?
Much of Prairie Hills’ development came in the mid-1970s. Single-family homes account for the bulk of the neighborhood. Multi-family dwellings are located along Raymond Road at the center of Prairie Hills, as well as south of Hammersely Road in the northwestern portion of the neighborhood. Homes here are typically ranch-style and feature attached garages. Parkland and green space are core components of the neighborhood. Elver Park abuts a portion of Prairie Hills’ western border. Huegul Park and Huegel Middle School are located at the southeast corner of the neighborhood. Falk Elementary School and Hammersley Park are located along the northern border. That makes schools and parkland easy to access and enjoy all year round.
What’s Going on Nearby?
Prairie Hills’ central location on Madison’s west side provides fast access to surrounding communities. Downtown Madison is about eight miles northeast of Prairie Hills, and Middleton is about seven miles west. Fitchburg and Verona are both about four miles away, so schools, shopping and jobs in those communities are a short commute away. Shopping and entertainment are available closer to home, too. Hilldale Mall is about five miles away, and West Towne Mall is about three miles away from Prairie Hills. Another emerging commercial area is just a few miles south of the community on McKee Road. Closer to home, the Madison Ice Arena and Vitense Golfland and a half dozen city parks provide more entertainment options.
Where Will My Kids Go To School?
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