East Dallas occupies an area in the city of Dallas just minutes away from Downtown on I-75. It comprises of the area east of the Central Expressway, south of Mockingbird Lane, west of Loop 12, and north of Fair Park.
It was originally setteled in the 1860s by only four families. The area became more popular in the 1870's when the streetcar lines stopped here between the city of Dallas, Fair Park and the Horse-racing Track.
Today, East Dallas comprises of many communities including the M-Streets (top green), Lower Greenville (bottom green), Lakewood (blue), White Rock Lake (blue), and Old East Dallas (yellow), just to name a few, all of which have their own unique feel and vibe and cater to all needs.
Bluffview and Greenway Parks
Bluffview and Greenway Parks are both nestleded on the West side of the Tollway and offer all the conveniences of its central location; great shopping, stylish salons, popular restaurants, hotels and is minutes from Dallas’ in-town airport, Love Field and private aviation accommodations.
Bluffviews hilly topography make you feel like you are miles outside of the city when you are only five minutes from the Tollroad. North Bluffview boasts some of the most unique and jaw dropping homes in Dallas without having your neighboor breathing down your neck.
Downtown is the Central Business District (CBD) in Dallas, located in the geographic center of the city. It is here where you will find a myriad of high-rises and skyscrapers as well as the new Klyde Warren Park and the Arts District.
Ten years ago only a small amount of residents lived in Downtown Dallas, but with the area expanding upwards and over 20,000 jobs, more than 6,000 residents have moved into the city's center.
Oak Lawn & Uptown
Along with the help of the McKinney Avenue Trolley, the Uptown Community is one of the only areas in Dallas that can be walked on foot. It comprises of restaurants, bars, homes, townhomes, apartment complexes and office buildings all within close proximity to each other. There are styles and price ranges that meet everyones needs, from more modern apartment complexes to historic single family homes.
It is a lively neighborhood with lots to offer including the West Village, Katy Trail, and AT&T Performing Arts Center. Its close proximity to Downtown as well as the Park Cities and East Dallas make it a central location to other neighborhoods - but when everything is in walking distance, there is really no need to!
The Park Cities is located South of the "North Dallas" region, between the Tollway and I-75. It includes two of the most prestigious communities in Dallas, Highland Park and University Park, which are known for their tree lined streets, beautiful mansions, prestigious schools, and central location.
This largely affluent area contains some of the highest per capita incomes in the Metroplex as well as the state of Texas. In 2000 the Robb Report, the Park Cities was rated number 9 in a list of top communities with the highest quality of living in the United States.
Kessler Park is often referred to as Dallas’ hidden jewel. With its beautiful downtown skyline views, it is located in the area of Oak Cliff, just a quick ride across the bridge from downtown. This community demonstrates what can be achieved when an urban plan is thoughtfully implemented with graceful architecture and large residential lots.
Kessler Park is unlike any area in Dallas because of its cool vibe and hilly streets. It includes two up and coming hot spots called the Bishop Arts District and Trinity Groves. Together these two developments have brought a myriad of new restaurants, bars and local shops to the neighborhood.