Enjoy a legendary neighborhood in Dallas when you choose Highland
Park real estate listed by Allie Beth Allman & Associates. The town,
known for its lush green spaces and higher elevation compared to the
surrounding areas, has cultivated a friendly, engaged community and
offers a luxurious lifestyle – all less than a 15-minute drive from
Downtown Dallas’ business district.
Tree-lined streets and
well-manicured lawns welcome residents and visitors to the sprawling
homes that dot the 2.26 square miles of prime landscape. The Big Pecan
Tree at the corner of Preston Road and Armstrong Parkway is a
neighborhood favorite and just one part of the area’s charm. The more
than 140-year-old tree is a giant at 75 feet wide and 75 feet tall.
Every holiday season, The Big Pecan Tree is adorned with lights in what
is believed to be the oldest Christmas tradition in Dallas county.
Creek, a small tributary of the Trinity River, flows through the area
and offers ideal locations for outdoor exercise and family picnics.
Twenty percent of Highland Park is dedicated to park space, providing
plenty of areas for children, grandchildren and family pets to run and
play. Residents will also appreciate eight tennis courts and a town
swimming pool. The Town of Highland Park is home to the Dallas Country
Club, the oldest such club in the state of Texas.
Park Village, is the town’s premier shopping area, offering high-end
boutiques, from local and international retailers. The restaurant scene
in the neighborhood encompasses dining options that will suit all age
groups and price points. From casual dining to gourmet bistros, Highland
Park is consistently a popular dining destination.
Park children have the opportunity to attend schools in the highly rated
Highland Park Independent School District. The district is served by
four elementary schools, two middle schools and Highland Park High
School in neighboring University Park.
Highland Park and
University Park make up the Park Cities. The town, between the Dallas
North Tollway and U.S. 75 (North Central Expressway) has about 8,900
residents. Addresses in the area can be designated as either Dallas,
Texas, or Highland Park, Texas.