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With a population of well over one million, Dallas, Texas is the nation’s third largest city. People are relocating to this Southern metropolis daily into neighborhoods as diverse as their people. From urban living near exciting shopping, dining, and entertainment to family-friendly ones with plenty of green spaces, there are neighborhoods in Dallas to fit every lifestyle. Several of these trendy neighborhoods are also perfect for visiting.

 

Preston Hollow

Preston Hollow is an elite neighborhood featuring large estates located in North Dallas. Many of these homes were built in the 1920s and 1930s, however, there are new constructions and renovations as well. Large oaks, nearby shopping, and private schools characterize this neighborhood which is also home to former president George Bush and his wife Laura.

 

Lake Highlands

Young families with children will find this neighborhood east of Highway 75

and north of Northwest Highway most suitable. Lake Highlands allow them access to jobs and all the conveniences of Downtown while at the same time allowing children to attend the high performing schools in the suburb of Richardson. Attractive ranch style homes are set amidst rolling hills and massive live oak and pecan trees.

 

Bishop Arts District

For a lively social and cultural scene, consider this neighborhood just

10 minutes south of downtown Dallas. There are blocks and blocks of restaurant and entertainment options in the Bishop Arts District. It’s near several performing arts centers such as the Kessler Theater, the Bishop Arts Theatre Center, and the Texas Theatre, popular for its Prohibition-style bar.

 

Downtown

Downtown Dallas buzzes with activities from live performances to fascinating museums. It’s home to the Meyerson Symphony Center, the AT&T Performing Arts Center, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Downton is a great place to live as well as visit. Dining and shopping options seem endless. Find western dress and souvenirs, trendy boutiques, and high-end clothing stores. It’s a city lover’s dream.

 

Greenville Avenue

Unique shops, bars, and restaurants stretch from Garret Park to Richardson in the Greenville Avenue neighborhood. Find a variety of great dining options from Tex-Mex to romantic dinners at The Grape. Catch a live performance at the Granada Theater and Backdoor Comedy. For an overnight stay, hotel options are plentiful and include budget-friendly hotels like the Radisson Inn and luxury accommodations like the Hotel Palomar.