Huntley Hills History

Huntley Hills is an established neighborhood with a rich history dating back to the 1950s. Read more about our neighborhood’s history and architecture in the documents below.

A Brief History of Huntley Hills
Excerpts from a Longview Realty original sales brochure discovered by Huntley Hills neighbor Carol Hoffner.

Ellen Rankin’s Masters Thesis on the History of the Huntley Hills neighborhood
Ellen Rankin, a Huntley Hills resident and graduate student in the Heritage Preservation Program at Georgia State University, has written a beautifully illustrated history of the development of Longview and Huntley Hills, with particular concentration on the original Ranch homes in the first developed section of the neighborhood.

History of the Roswell Railroad
The Roswell Railroad operated for 40 years from Roswell Junction (now Chamblee) up to Roswell, right through Huntley Hills.

Original Huntley Hills Floor Plans
The gallery below displays the original floor plans for the houses in the Longview Subdivision, which is now called Huntley Hills, that were built by the Long Construction Company. These include most of the houses south of Plantation Lane.