With lined streets, manicured lawns, eclectic architecture, pocket parks, playing fields and some of the area’s best schools, shopping, dining and entertainment, the Park Cities have been ranked among the most desirable places to live in the nation. Made up of Highland Park and University Park, residents of this popular community enjoy a high standard of living and friendly faces around every corner.
With acres of parks, playing fields, courts and trails, the Park Cities offer endless opportunities to go outside and play. Neighbors meet on the Katy Trail for a mid-day walk and lunch at one of delightful cafes that line Knox Street. If fine dining is more to your taste, dinner at Bistro 31, drinks at Mi Cocina’s legendary lounge, smart bites at Sachet or creative carry out from the legendary Bubba’s will whet your appetite. And fans of Dallas’ much-touted luxury shopping will enjoy spending the day at Highland Park Village , home to retail favorites such as Jimmy Choo, Chanel, Hermes and Ralph Lauren.
The Park Cities present a vibrant and friendly community centered on the nationally recognized Highland Park Independent School District. Here, students, families and generations of devoted alumni gather on Friday nights in the fall to watch The Scots march toward one of many state championships while the Highland Belles entertain during half-time. Highland Park and University Park both have their own police, fire and emergency departments.
Nearby, Southern Methodist University and the George W. Bush Presidential Center, are known as a hub of thought leadership, athletics and college spirit where residents can “Pony Up” to a game or experience a thought-provoking lecture from an international leader or business icon.
Links to a great lifestyleThe Shops of Highland Park Moody Family YMCA Meadows Museum Katy Trail