University Park originally began as a cluster of homes surrounding Southern Methodist University, it wasn’t until 1920’s that this new city was formed. The unifying theme of University Park is the exemplary Highland Park Independent School District schools, that teamed with University Park’s ranking for safety, parks and tree lined streets, it’s no wonder why families cherish living in University Park.
Considered by its residents as the perfect “College town.”
who lives here
A small time lifestyle in a big city.
Executives, Artists and generations of families reside in University Park. It’s renowned for its walkability, outstanding schools, great location, tree-lined streets, and strong sense of community. It remains one of Dallas’ most notable, and highly desirable, neighborhood with its own city hall, governed by its mayor and city council. Residents appreciate quick response times of the University Park Police and Fire Departments, maintaining the lowest crime rates in Dallas
how they live
Perfect all-American neighborhood
"University Park is life at its best." Its impressive homes, great retail, exhilarating athletics and inspirational cultural opportunities. This neighborhood is driven by academics, sports and its sense of community. Safety and pedestrian friendly, you’d find residents walking, running, biking and riding scooters along tree lined streets. With its 20 parks and ball fields providing easy access to play and explore, such as popular Curtis Park which has everything from swimming to baseball. University Park is known for distinct architecture, from timeless Georgians to stunning contemporaries, this neighborhood can be recognized by the dignified architecture and decorated landscaping
Bordered by Northwest Highway to the North, Mockingbird Road to the South, Central Expressway to the East and the Dallas Tollway to the West.
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what to expect
To know your neighbors. Block parties.
what not to expect
Ease of entry, huge backyards.
People who like the small town lifestyle and those who appreciate a tight-knit community.
not perfect for
Those looking for urban excitement and night life.