Park Cities

Affluent community with high-end retailers and tree-lined streets.

Welcome to Park Cities

Affluent community with high-end retailers and tree-lined streets

Known for its picturesque living and elegant estates, Park Cities is made up of two Dallas suburbs, Highland Park and University Park, each with its own government and highly regarded school system. Located north of Downtown Dallas, these friendly neighborhoods are ideal for commuters and young families. It’s packed with tree-lined streets and ample greenery, perfect for getting outside to enjoy all that Park Cities has to offer. 
In Park Cities, you’ll find a wide range of architectural styles, from modern estates to historical builds. Each home is a one-of-a-kind structure, with most interiors and some exteriors having undergone extensive renovations to boost their curb appeal. Park Cities also has a very impressive school district, where kids ride their bikes and walk to school. There’s lots of parental involvement in school functions and events, and as such, the school districts in Park Cities are some of the best in Dallas.

What to Love

  • Close proximity to Downtown Dallas 
  • Strong school spirit and community engagement 
  • Immediate access to White Rock Lake
  • Charming historic bungalows and cottages

Local Lifestyle

Park Cities is highly coveted because the two neighborhoods that create it offers residents different suburban vibes, making sure there’s a place for every homebuyer. However, one thing every resident in Park Cities can agree on is the active environment of their respective suburbs. With so many trendy restaurants, luxury shopping, and proximity to downtown Dallas, there’s always something to do.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

No one knows luxury shopping and dining like Park Cities, and that starts at The Plaza at Preston Center. Here you’ll find premium boutiques and eateries, such as high-end retailer Tootsies. You’ll find pieces created by some of the best designers in the country, with every article more impressive than the last. At The Plaza, you’ll also find the incredible Hillstone, dishing up some of Park Cities’ best American fare that’s prepared fresh daily. Lovers Lane is another famed spot to shop and dine, such as Elements. Get unique, fashion-forward pieces to complete your wardrobe at this chic boutique. Or visit Adeline, where they support local jewelers.   
Also, make sure to check out the charming Snider Plaza right beside SMU, where you’ll get the best hamburger and fries at Burger House and mouth-watering cookies at JD's Chippery. Don’t forget about Bubba's fried chicken and Kuby's Sausage House and European Market for in-dining or on-the-go sausages. If you’re looking for some terrific Mexican cuisine, Mi Cocina is a modern chain dishing up inspired Tex-Mex cuisine. At Lovers Lane, there are many restaurants and cafes to try too. Grab a coffee and pastry to-go at Drip Coffee Co, Mexican food and craft cocktails at Mesero, or premium patties at Chip's Old Fashioned Hamburger.

Things to Do

In Park Cities, there’s plenty of events and festivals throughout the year. One of the community’s favorite yearly celebrations is the 4th of July Parade, where people come together to watch fireworks, listen to live music, and indulge in delicious food. Another Park Cities tradition is the Highland Park Village Christmas Lights and Carriage Rides, where you’ll ride through beautifully decorated neighborhoods in horse-drawn carriages. And every Saturday, you can go to the Saint Michael's Farmers Market for all your local produce needs.
Both Highland Park and University Park have pools and splash pads for kids to play in, such as the Highland Park Swimming Pool. On hot summer days, it’s the perfect way to spend some quality family time. And another community spotlight is the Dallas Country Club, where residents can enjoy recreational activities, social gatherings, and exceptional service.


Preston Hollow is home to some excellent educational opportunities, which include:

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