Riverway Estates

Riverway Estates

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Humble Riverway Estates lies between Mesquite and Dallas. A far cry from the mostly suburban landscape of Dallas, this nabe is a quaint area of older homes and hush streets. A low traffic area, this nabe is noticeably calmer than the two bustling cities it lies between. The people of …

Buckner Terrace Everglade Park

Buckner Terrace Everglade Park

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Buckner Terrace Everglade Park (whoo, what a name!) is a residential nabe in East Dallas. Similar to nearby Pleasant Grove, this area has many modest homes. There’s an interesting mix of houses here—half are economical, cookie-cutter homes, while the other half are smaller, older homes with mature trees decorating the …

Kessler Park

Kessler Park

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With its hilly streets, impressive houses, and beautiful, mature trees, Kessler Park is quite the hidden gem inside Oak Cliff. No wonder Kessler Park’s on the rise to becoming one of Dallas’ hot spots. Kessler Park is also home to the scenic Stevens Park Golf Course. The close proximity to …

Lake Highlands

Lake Highlands

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Texas may be flat, but Lake Highlands is defined by its rolling hills and proximity to White Rock Lake. Drive up and down the streets and you will find a plethora of charming houses and beautiful parks. Established in the early 1900’s, Lake Highlands is home to a tight-knit group …

Old Lake Highlands

Old Lake Highlands

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Historic homes and long-time residents give Old Lake Highlands a strong sense of community. Although the residents of this area have been around for quite some time, this nabe’s eclectic style proves they still have that youthful spark. With the Dallas Arboretum and White Rock Lake nearby, living eco-friendly and …

Richardson

Richardson

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Richardson is a fairly large town within the greater Dallas metro area. A historic downtown retains some of the city's original charm, which makes for a nice balance to the miles of midrise office buildings that comprise much of the area. Equal parts urban and suburban, Richardson is filled with …

Pleasant Grove

Pleasant Grove

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Nestled to the southeast of Downtown, Pleasant Grove is a small, tight-knight neighborhood of economic homes from the 1950s. Low rise apartments are a common sight, as are shopping centers and strip malls. Far from the hustle and bustle of central Dallas, this nabe is quiet and generally undisturbed …

University Park

University Park

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University Park derives its name from its centerpiece institution, Southern Methodist University. A neighbor to Highland Park, this charming neighborhood enjoys some of the greenest scenery in the city. The streets are clean and tree-lined, the homes are immaculate, and the people are at ease. The university's presence makes a …

South Dallas

South Dallas

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South Dallas lies across the Trinity River from Downtown. Once infamous for being the toughest part of the city, this area has been on the up and up for the past decade. South Dallas fosters a unique culture of elegance and creativity. While rough patches still do exist, this nabe …

Forest Hills

Forest Hills

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The eastern neighbor of Lakewood, Forest Hills is a mix of lakefront homes and genteel suburban avenues. Fitness and outdoor enthusiasts will love the neighborhood's proximity to White Rock Lake, with its numerous trails, parks and nature preserves. Lower Greenville and Uptown are close enough to offer entertainment at a …

Cochran Heights

Cochran Heights

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A tiny nabe in East Dallas, Cochran Heights is almost an exact replica of its neighbor Vickery Place—without all the funky restaurants and shops on Knox-Henderson Avenue. This nabe also has a few more apartments sprinkled throughout it. Like Vickery Place, it has a charming blend of bungalow-style homes where …

Reunion District

Reunion District

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The home of Dallas' iconic (and dandelion-esque) Reunion Tower, this nabe is nestled right in Downtown. A large hotel and convention center and nearby highways ensure this nabe will always be bustling with traffic and visitors. The DART train runs right up under Reunion Tower, making it easy to get …

Main Street District

Main Street District

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This nabe is the heart of Dallas, simply put. One of the first to undergo redevelopment, Main Street now glimmers with refurbished highrises and historic storefronts. Comparable to Manhattan's midtown, some of the city's most famous buildings are found here. Downtown, Deep Ellum, and Victory Park are just a stone's …

Belmont

Belmont

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Belmont is a neatly built mix of historical “bungalow” homes and low rise apartments. Just minutes north of downtown, the area shares its restaurants and nightlife with Lower Greenville but offers a somewhat quieter way of life. Construction can be seen occasionally, but all in all this nabe has been …

Arts District

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One of the most visible examples of Dallas' ongoing redevelopment, the Arts District is already becoming the go-to area for live entertainment and performing arts. On any given night there might be a Broadway performance, an opera production, or a smaller play from up-and-coming theatre companies. While residences …

Vickery Meadows

Vickery Meadows

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Vickery Meadows is characterized by its older, densely-populated apartments. Just north of those apartments sits one of the oldest and most respected hospitals in Dallas—the Texas Presbyterian Hospital. In addition, Vickery Meadows has some great green space where folks are often seen picnicking under the shady trees in …

Plano

Plano

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Plano is often characterized as an area of large houses and long commutes. Rush hour and weekends fill this nabe to its critical mass, as many of its residents are gone during the week to work at jobs closer to downtown Dallas. A charming town square surrounded by …

Casa Linda

Casa Linda

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Home to one of the oldest shopping centers in Dallas, Casa Linda boasts a quiet and inviting atmosphere. If you’re up at 6:00am, you will see the local Starbucks buzzing with people sipping black coffee while reading the newspaper. Streets are lined with ranch style homes that take …

OAK LAWN

OAK LAWN

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Oak Lawn is surely Dallas' most vivacious neighborhood. Bustling by day and buzzing by night, the area has a constant influx of culture and variety. Boutique shops are punctuated by art galleries and ivory high rises, and the Arts District is just a ten minute walk away. Bordered …

City Center District

City Center District

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Skyscrapers, ahoy! The City Center District is comparable to New York's Wall Street/Financial District–streets bustle in the daylight and go silent come nightfall. This district is as urban as they come, complete with tall buildings and pure concrete everything. As part of downtown, this nabe receives plenty of …

Little Forest Hills

Little Forest Hills

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Austinites want to “Keep Austin Weird,” and residents of Little Forest Hills are adamant about their campaign to “Keep Little Forest Hills Funky.” By promoting this slogan, they hope to preserve the nabe’s historic homes (most built between 1920 and 1940) and prevent teardowns. With unique houses painted …

Bryan Place

Bryan Place

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Bryan Place is a community unto itself. Nestled just above downtown, the area's historic homes and pristine streets make for one of the city's most picturesque neighborhoods. Residents pride themselves on being warm and closely acquainted, and can often be seen enjoying the greenery of nearby Exall Park. …

Rowlett

Rowlett

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Rowlett lies far to the north of Dallas. Quiet and upscale, it exhibits a strong “small town” vibe. The communities are as friendly as the neighborhoods are charming. Lake Ray Hubbard comprises the east border of this nabe and offers easy opportunities for leisure on the weekends. Nearby …

Vickery Place

Vickery Place

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As one of Dallas’ oldest suburbs, Vickery Place is a nabe with cozy homes dating back to the early 1900’s. The majority of the houses are quaint, one-story bungalows. Although it’s rare to find a two-story home, it’s common to find residents enjoying their picturesque porches here. Knox-Henderson …

JUNIUS HEIGHTS

JUNIUS HEIGHTS

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Junius Heights wins the prize for being Dallas’ largest historic district. It’s obvious why residents take such pride in showing off their charming houses at the annual home tour—this nabe was named one of This Old House’s “Best Old House Neighborhoods of 2010.” Residents dwell in a diverse …

Claremont

Claremont

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Nestled in the hills to the east of Lakewood and Forest Hills, Claremont is neither glitzy nor gritty. Small homes from the 1950’s comprise much of this neighborhood. It's also common to see unique paint jobs and bars on the windows of most Claremont homes. One thing's certain: …

Wynnewood

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Wynnewood is a small nabe off of R.L. Thornton Freeway (35E). This nabe was built in the 1940’s as a self-sufficient suburb centered around a shopping center. While other developments of that time focused on mass-producing cookie-cutter homes, Wynnewood focused on building sturdy homes in a variety of …

DEEP ELLUM

DEEP ELLUM

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Deep Ellum has been a hotbed of musicians and creative types since 193. Eclectic characters fill the bars and venues of this nabe at all hours of the day. Deep Ellum offers the kind of streetwise urban charm that can no longer be found in the glitzy renovations …

Melshire Estates

Melshire Estates

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Named for its numerous spacious ranch-style homes, Melshire Estates is a prestigious North Dallas nabe. Drive through the curvy streets and you’ll find sprawling houses built on generous lots. Even though the buzz from LBJ Freeway and the Dallas North Tollway can be heard in this nabe, it …

Greenway Parks

Greenway Parks

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Greenway Parks is a highly sought after nabe with huge green trees that shade the many upscale homes. Although this nabe is most known for its elegant English-style houses, travel west and you’ll find smaller—yet still charming—cottages. What unites this community is the down-to-earth nature of the people. …