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.
- The Continental Nestled in the heart of Downtown Dallas’ business district on Commerce, The Continental offers a one-of-a-kind residential experience for the city’s brightest professionals.
- The Davis Building Since 1926, The Davis Building has made quite an impression in Dallas. Originally a bank and office space, The Davis Building is now an elite residence filled with more than 60 unique floor plans, offering luxurious amenities and exclusive concierge services.
- The Merc Rooted in the industrious heart of downtown Dallas, The Merc is much more than a residence: It’s history, it’s a state of mind. Originally the site of Mercantile National Bank in 1942, the 523-foot tall Mercantile Tower is the stately home of The Merc…
- The Wilson Building Designed from the outside to have the same architectural flourishes as the Paris Opera House, The Wilson is a historic building in Downtown Dallas, situated across the street from the famed Neiman Marcus flagship building.
Dining & Nightlife
- The Cedar’s Social features an adventurous list of handcrafted cocktails developed by one of the nations leading barmen Michael Martensen and a Modern Comfort food menu created by award-winning Chef John Tesar. 1326 South Lamar. (214) 928-7700
- Charlie Palmer Chef Palmer puts a personal twist on classic steakhouse dishes like Poached Black Tiger Shrimp in Bloody Mary vinaigrette and Dry-Aged NY Strip Steak with bone marrow flan, and the wine selection includes an assortment of food-friendly wines. 1530 Main St. (214) 261-4600
- Iron Cactus Named one of the top 10 tequila bars in the country, featuring over 80 different types of tequila. With a deep passion for creating bold, unique and flavorful dishes the Iron Cactus stands apart as a premier dining and drinking destination! 1520 Main St. (214) 749-4766
- Neiman Marcus Downtown Dallas’ Flagship location for this luxury specialty retail department store. 1618 Main St. (214) 741-6911
- Stanley Korshak Chic department store known for luxury goods including wedding gowns. 500 Crescent Ct. (214) 871-3600
- Urban Market Dallas’ ONLY full-service downtown grocer, serving the workers and residents of downtown Dallas with a delicious mix of convenience and quality. 1500 Jackson Street (214) 741-3663
- Dallas Farmer’s Market connecting communities to local farmers, producers, artisans, and other vendors and provides wholesome family activities and educational programs. 1010 S. Pearl Expressway (214) 670-5880
- Dallas Museum of Art The Dallas Museum of Art ranks among the leading art institutions in the country and is distinguished by its innovative exhibitions. 1717 N Harwood St. (214) 922-1200
- Nasher Sculpture Center An outdoor “roofless” museum situated in downtown Dallas housing the sculpture collection of Raymond and Patsy Nasher. 2001 Flora St. (214) 242-5100