Home to Southern Methodist University and the George W. Bush Presidential Center, University Park is recognized as one of Dallas’ most desirable neighborhoods. A hub of thought leadership, athletics and college spirit, University Park is a place where neighbors gather to enjoy an artisan coffee or stroll a few blocks to hear a thought-provoking lecture from an international leader or business icon.
With just over 23,000 residents within 3.75 square miles and a perfect location only 10 minutes from Dallas’ central business district, University Park presents an incredible quality of life featuring a delightful mix of large homes, upscale condominiums, modern architecture, refurbished cottages and high-rise apartments, all presented by the expert advisors at Allie Beth Allman & Associates.
Eight beautiful parks dot the area's landscape offering recreational and leisure activities for everyone to enjoy - from swimming at the University Park Pool and playing tennis on lighted courts to hosting a picnic and participating in a baseball or soccer game on well-manicured fields. Playgrounds with slides and other equipment keep children amused and entertained. University Park's new public library offers services for toddlers through seniors and hosts a number of events exclusively for residents while housing thousands of books and multimedia for residents to checkout.
Residents here enjoy premier shopping and dining, from luxury retailers and whimsical boutiques to beloved restaurants and cozy bakeries. Spend a Saturday afternoon wandering through Snider Plaza, a three-block outdoor shopping center that has been around for decades, and you’ll be sure to run into neighbors, colleagues and a few four-legged friends. The renowned Highland Park Village, home to retail favorites such as Jimmy Choo, Chanel, Hermes and Ralph Lauren, is also nearby.
University Park children attend schools in the highly acclaimed Highland Park Independent School District. A number of private schools with educational services for preschoolers to teens are also available. University Park is consistently ranked among the most highly educated in the nation
University Park and Highland Park make up the Park Cities. Addresses in the area can be designated as either Dallas, Texas, or University Park, Texas.
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