Welcome to University Park
A vibrant, suburban community in the heart of Dallas
One of the best suburbs in Dallas, University Park is home to sprawling residences built with every amenity and modern convenience. With its central location and easy commute to nearby Dallas attractions, University Park is situated in a prime spot. The top-rated public school district and spacious, newly built homes make this area an ideal choice for family life.
Originally built to support Southern Methodist University
, the University Park neighborhood began as little more than a small group of houses. When the community outgrew the then-fledgling college, University Park became established in its own right. Homes here are substantial, with all the convenience of new construction and family-oriented layouts.
What to Love
- Central location
- Stately homes
- Prosperous community
- Exclusive country clubs
People & Lifestyle
University Park residents tend to be successful in business and lead an active, jet-setting lifestyle. With easy access to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
, travel is a breeze. The town offers plenty of outdoor amenities, like the University Park tennis courts
, and you’ll often find local families enjoying a game, or a swim, with their kids.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The dining in University Park is an event, so dress your best, leave your cell phone in your bag, and prepare to be dazzled by the array of culinary masterpieces. Make the world your oyster at Hudson House
. This upscale eatery specializes in the freshest seafood, updated American classics, like lobster rolls and truffle fries, and martinis. Slide into a booth at the buzzy R+D Kitchen
to enjoy their take on New American cuisine, sushi, and wine. Get cozy at upscale eatery Hillstone
, and enjoy burgers, steaks, and American fare in a stylish setting.
Transform your daily life into an elegant event at the Preston Center
. This high-end collection of boutiques, restaurants and chic outdoor space is a premier shopping destination in Dallas and offers a well-rounded mix of fine dining and couture, and there is even a library
. Find luxury clothing at Ruti
, replenish your wine bar at Trova Wine and Market
, and take your furry friend to Lucky Dog Barkery
for gourmet food, designer duds, and, of course, the best treats known to Dog.
Things to Do
This stunning neighborhood boasts plenty of activity, from outdoor recreation to the society circuit. University Park offers a host of community-centered parks and amenities, like Burleson Park
, with its tennis courts, athletic fields, and playgrounds and the impressive University Park Public Library
, which hosts a variety of events and classes for all ages. Pack a picnic, and spend the day with the family at Lakeside Park
. The creekside landscape, trails, picnic areas, and teddy bear statues make this a favorite for residents.
The historic Dallas Country Club
is the center of University Park’s sparkling social scene. Covering over 120 acres of prime real estate, this tony establishment is coveted for its old-money traditions and exclusive membership.