The Park Cities is a neighborhood of elegance, old world charm and mid-century modern. This iconic Dallas town is renowned for its tree-lined streets (many named after famed poets, colleges and luminaries) cozy, chic, and family friendly vibe. Just as the name suggests, the Park Cities are a bedroom community surrounded by a picturesque, lush landscape.
It’s character is timeless, as well as the design and architecture of many of its homes. The Park Cities comprise the communities of Highland Park and University Park. One would be hard-pressed to find a more socially engaged, and active community than the Park Cities.
Known as home to many Dallas business leaders, the Park Cities is the preferred address for those desiring the finest residencies Dallas has to offer within a safe, desirable, convenient, and beautiful location. Bookended by Interstate 75 and the Dallas North Tollway, this luxurious and charming community is perfect for its accessbility for businesspeople and housemoms alike.
The top private Dallas schools, shopping, and restaurants and retailers are not even a stone’s throw away.
The Park Cities is intentionally designed to not only be family friendly, but work friendly as well. Its well lit streets and relative grid pattern, make navigating its environs a breeze. The community has parks, tennis courts, museums, bakeries, local grocers, bookstores, and local “mom and pops” shops that have long served the area, from your neighborhood pharmacist, salon, dentist and tailor, to name a few, not to mention classic retailers of fine furnishings and clothing.
Real Estate Insights
Homes in the Park Cities neighborhoods retain their value. The average price for a home in the Park Cities was nearly 1.9M. Due to the sheer demand of the area and relatively small land area, the homes and lots remain in high demand. It is not uncommon to see teardowns common making room for new construction, albeit carefully designed homes by some of the areas most noted builders.
The Park Cities are perfect for anyone looking for a home in a urban, yet suburban-like bedroom community. It is especially perfect for families and parents looking for great schools for their kids. The Park Cities have a limited number of townhomes and condos available for the person looking for a low-maintenance option. As might be expected, townhouse sell almost as quickly as they can be built. Please sign up for our newsletter for special updates on the townhouse market.