East Dallas

Containing some of Dallas’ oldest and hottest up-and-coming neighborhoods, East Dallas contains something for everyone. Rich in green space, trails, parks and home to White Rock Lake, it’s an ideal locale for the outdoor enthusiast. Restaurant and entertainment destinations abound, and it’s known for attracting people full of personality looking for a community of like-minded independent individuals.

Lakewood

At A Glance

One of Dallas’ oldest and most venerable neighborhoods, Lakewood was established in 1882, only a few decades after the city’s founding. Located adjacent to White Rock Lake’s abundant outdoor amenities, Lakewood proper contains well-maintained historic homes intermixed with fresh contemporaries on tree-lined streets. From the generations-deep old-timers to newcomers regularly moving in, residents maintain a distinctive neighborhood character with century-old roots.

Neighbors

Longtime residents and younger professional families looking for something different

Lifestyle

A fresh take on traditional living

Schools

Dan D. Rogers Elementary, Geneva Heights (formerly Robert E. Lee) Elementary School, J.L. Long Middle School, Mockingbird (formerly Stonewall Jackson) Elementary, Woodrow Wilson Highschool, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, Lakewood Montessori School

Our Personal Favorites

Meso Maya, BuzzBrews, Balcony Club, Times Ten Cellars, Tietze Park, Taco Joint

M-Streets

At A Glance

New construction in the M Streets area often must abide by strict preservation codes that maintain the historic feel of the district. Unmatched amenities abound including entertainment venues, nightlife and fresh restaurants. Proximity to White Rock Lake, abundant trails and parks help give this neighborhood the feel of an urban oasis.

Neighbors

Longtime residents and younger professional families looking for something different

Lifestyle

Urban take on alternative living

Schools

Geneva Heights (formerly Robert E. Lee) Elementary School, J.L. Long Middle School, Mockingbird (formerly Stonewall Jackson) Elementary, Woodrow Wilson High School, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, Lakewood Montessori School

Our Personal Favorites

Campisi’s, Terilli’s Ships, Truck Yard, Granada Theater

Upper East Dallas

At A Glance

This neighborhood boasts plenty of greenery and easy access to some of Dallas’ best shopping and outdoor destinations. Comprised of homes built in the ‘50s and ‘60s, this area boasts a diverse community that takes pride in its lush landscape. Trails, creeks and parks abound in this area with easy access to some of Dallas’ best shopping destinations. On average, homes are less expensive than in nearby Lakewood and the M Streets. Continued investment in the Ridgewood and SoPac Trails gives residents plenty of space to stretch their legs.

Neighbors

Families invested in their futures

Lifestyle

Community-leaning urban living

Schools

Dan D. Rogers Elementary, Lakewood Elementary, Woodrow Wilson High School, J.L. Long Middle School, Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Hillcrest High School

Our Personal Favorites

White Rock Creek Trail, Ridgewood Sprayground, Ridgewood Trail, SoPac Trail, Flag Pole Hill, Mockingbird Station, Olivella’s, Dream Cafe, Bangkok City, Lakewood 1st and Ten, White Rock Coffee

Lake Highlands

At A Glance

On the southern end of this area, you’ll find Old Lake Highlands, a historic section of Dallas that boasts plenty of character. It contains some of Dallas’ most notable homes here next-door to newer creations. To the north, you’ll find Lake Highlands and adjacent neighborhoods with more affordable homes and diverse communities. With the best of Dallas’ culture on display, the area has a neighborhood pride meant to inspire. Proximity to White Rock Lake, the White Rock Creek Greenbelt and Flag Pole Hill also give it a special ambiance.

Neighbors

Families invested in their communities

Lifestyle

Living life to the fullest

Schools

St. Patrick’s Catholic School, Dallas Lutheran School, Victor High Hexter Elementary, Robert T. Hill Middle School, Lake Highlands High School, Dallas Academy, Family Christian Academy, Thurgood Marshall Elementary, Wallace Elementary, White Rock Elementary, Stults Road Elementary, Skyview Elementary, Thurgood Marshall Elementary, Lake Highlands Elementary, Merriman Park Elementary, Moss Haven Elementary , Northlake Elementary, Forest Meadow Junior High, Lake Highlands Junior High, Lake Highlands High School, Emmett J Conrad High School, Sam Tasby Middle School, Jill Stone at Vickery Meadows Elementary School, LL Hotchkiss Elementary School, Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary School, Lee A McShan Jr Elementary School, Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Highland Meadows Elementary School, Hillcrest High School, Dan D. Rogers Elementary

Our Personal Favorites

White Rock Lake, Flag Pole Hill, Shops at Park Lane, Top Golf, Half Price Books, Keller’s Hamburgers, White Rock Coffee, Braum’s, The Green Spot