East Dallas/Lakewood

Charming, bustling community close to White Rock Lake.

Welcome to East Dallas/Lakewood

Charming, bustling community close to White Rock Lake

East Dallas is a vibrant community full of mature trees, historic architecture, and a high walkability index. Nestled within East Dallas, you’ll find Lakewood, a lakeside neighborhood that travels along the west shore of White Rock Lake. Within close proximity to Downtown Dallas and having immediate access to several interstates, East Dallas is every commuter's dream. 
 
Historic homes built in the 1920s and 1930s make up most of East Dallas, where you’ll find charming bungalows and cottages. With beautiful architecture and newly renovated interiors, it’s no wonder East Dallas is one of the city’s most attractive neighborhoods. And with immediate access to trendy eateries and boutiques, its desirability grows tenfold. 
 
East Dallas is very community-oriented, especially concerning its school system. Families show amazing commitment to local elementary schools through fundraising, events, and community involvement. You’ll seldom find a community more engaged in their school system than East Dallas, making it the perfect place for families to settle down.

What to Love

  • Immediate access to White Rock Lake
  • Excellent school district 
  • Close proximity to Downtown Dallas
  • Comprising beautiful architecture and tree-lined streets

Local Lifestyle

East Dallas provides residents with an urban feel, where you’ll be right in the action and never miss a beat. Whereas Lakewood gives off a mix of an urban and suburban vibe, where you’ll have access to some amazing restaurants and entertainment while still being able to escape to the sanctuary of your home at the end of the night. It’s the perfect spot for families looking to build a community and young residents wanting to live an active lifestyle.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

If you’re looking for an excellent quality of life, search no further than East Dallas. This vibrant community is serving up some of the best eats, shops, and entertainment around, ensuring you never experience a dull moment. At Hudson House, you’ll dive into some of the richest mains and freshest oysters around, with several accouterments to give you an explosion of flavor. And with non-seafood options, too, it’s the perfect spot to meet up with friends and grab a bite. Whether you’re looking to kick start your day with a fresh cup of coffee or end it with a bang while sipping on a craft cocktail, The Heights is a cozy tavern to unwind and delight in some great American cuisine. And don’t forget to try White Rock Alehouse & Brewery, a brewpub with outdoor beer gardens and shareable plates. 
 
In East Dallas, Greenville Avenue is one of the best spots to spend the night out with friends. It’s got trendy eateries, chic boutiques, and music venues. Start off your journey at Granada Theater, a historic deco theater where you’ll listen to live music while sipping on delicious craft cocktails. After you enjoy the show, walk to the Sundown at Granada, where you’ll be mesmerized with more live music and farm-to-table eating in a more relaxed space.

Things to Do

In East Dallas, everyone covets a spot at the luxurious Lakewood Country Club. It is the dining and social spot of the city, with seven dining rooms and a cocktail lounge to choose from. It also has exceptional banquet facilities that house more than 800 people, making it a prime spot to host private parties, corporate events, and wedding receptions. There are also various social events throughout the year that only members of the Lakewood Country Club can attend, which makes this brilliant country club even more appealing. You’ll have access to tennis courts and an 18-hole golf course, as well as facilities for your kids to hang out. 
 
If you’re looking for a family activity for all-day fun, Tietze Park is a great place to start. It has a community pool that you and your kids can enjoy, as well as playgrounds, picnic areas, and several sports facilities. Also, be sure to check out Lakewood Park and Glencoe Park. Another highlight of the East Dallas and Lakewood area is White Rock Lake, where you can participate in activities on or off the water. Go for a walk with friends, rent a paddleboard or kayak, or bike along the path. And if you just want to soak up some sun, sit by the water’s edge, and when you get too hot, jump in to cool down.

Schools

East Dallas is home to some excellent educational opportunities, which include:

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