With an abundance of restaurants, bars, and retail attractions, Addison offers urban living not common in other Dallas suburbs. The city of Addison invests in their residents by offering a gym facility, recreational parks and waterfalls, and wireless internet. Addison also hosts many well known festivals which include; “Taste of Addison,” “Kaboom Town”, “Oktoberfest,” and “Addison Artfest.” Centrally located with easy access to the North Dallas Tollway, Addison is a fantastic and convenient area in which to live.
Located in the heart of North Oak Cliff, the Bishop Arts District is home to some of Dallas’ most desirable independent shops and restaurants. The District encompasses over 60 boutiques, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, theaters and art galleries. This area is vibrant and alive both day and night. Come and experience all that Oak Cliff’s favorite hot spot has to offer.
Downtown Dallas has repositioned itself in recent years as not just the largest employment center in North Texas, but also as a premier destination to live, dine, shop, and be entertained. New retailers, restaurants and cultural spots are opening at a more aggressive pace than ever, and with the adoption of expanded Downtown boundaries, a new Downtown has emerged. Downtown Dallas offers a level of convenience unmatched anywhere else in the city as residents can walk to work, the grocery store, and the their local health club. Most Downtown Dallas Real Estate comes in the form of converted lofts, condos, apartments, and luxurious high rises. The rate of residents in Downtown Dallas is on a rapid incline with expectations to hit the 50,000 person mark by 2010. If you’re a person who wants to be where the action as change is occurring, Downtown is a great option.
Bordered between the Oak Lawn and Uptown neighborhoods lies an exclusive area, filled with upscale Highrises and luxurious residences. Turtle Creek offers its residents fine dining, recreational retreats, and is in close proximity to all that Dallas has to offer. Mature trees and winding roads abound in exclusive Turtle Creek.
Located just north of Downtown Dallas, the Park Cities encompasses the suburbs of Highland Park and University Park. This section of town is known for its high quality of living, beautiful parks and recreational facilities, and a large part of the area is zoned for the excellent public school system “Highland Park ISD.” Park Cities offers its residents a myriad of first class boutiques, salons, and restaurants. Park Cities is also home to the well received Southern Methodist Univeristy (SMU). Ideally situated and surrounded by beautiful scenery, the Park Cities is a stellar neighborhood to call home.
McKinney Avenue is the main street that runs through the Uptown area, which is located just north of downtown Dallas. Uptown is typically thought of as the most metropolitan part of the city. This neighborhood is filled with boutique shopping, trendy eateries, and most importantly the hustle and bustle of people everywhere. One of the fantastic and very unique features is the McKinney Avenue Trolley, which runs through Uptown free of charge (unless individually chartered for large groups). The trolley makes several stops at different locations such as; the West Village, the Dallas Theater Center, the Meyerson Symphony Center, the Dallas Museum of Art and many more of Dallas’ historic sites. McKinney Avenue/Uptown is home to many newly constructed apartment complexes, townhomes, and lofts. Another well known sector of Uptown is referred to as the State Thomas area. There are beautiful three story townhomes and apartment communities in State Thomas. If you are looking for a bustling urban environment, McKinney Avenue is most likely the right place for you.