Lush parkways, towering trees, and character-filled homes make Greenway Parks one of the most family-friendly neighborhoods in the city. Here you’ll find clusters of homes centered on long stretches of private parkways known as “greenbelts” – an innovative concept when first developed in 1927, and the key characteristic that sets it apart today.
Named one of the first pedestrian-oriented neighborhoods in Dallas by the National Historic Register, it’s a place where people live to be outdoors.
Enjoy beautiful living and gracious entertaining in Highland Park’s famed French Streets. The home at 4236 Lorraine Avenue is listed for $6,200,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
Step from the picturesque French Streets of Highland Park into the luxurious comfort of contemporary, Santa Barbara living at 4236 Lorraine Avenue. With Mediterranean and Spanish-inspired architecture, elegantly embraced by magnolia and oak trees, this estate beckons to those seeking a tranquil escape elevated with modern amenities.
This custom M Streets Tudor at 6035 Marquita Avenue is just one block from the green canopy of Tietze Park.
The market is hot in East Dallas neighborhoods. According to residential appraiser D.W. Skelton, Lakewood has likely seen the largest increase in value, citing two significant sales over $2 million. Experts say that homebuyers are continuously drawn to the neighborhood for its Blue Ribbon schools, which in turn are driving home prices upward.
Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
From Casa Linda to Forest Hills, Swiss Avenue to Hollywood Heights, homes in East Dallas are drawing buyers looking for easy access to White Rock Lake and a great selection of public and private schools.
The real estate market across Dallas is skyrocketing, with the average price for a home in Lakewood growing to $527,000. Exceptional homes, especially with views of White Rock Lake, sell for more than $1 million. Homes listed here spend an average 38 days on the market.
The timeless four-bedroom home at 6675 Lakewood Boulevard in the heart of Lakewood combines the charm of the old with modern amenities. Listed for $1,498,500. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
Lakewood, named for its proximity to iconic White Rock Lake, is one of the premier Dallas communities. Close to everything, Lakewood is a collection of established neighborhoods, eclectic housing and popular venues such as the historic Lakewood Theater and the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.
Set on a large lot across from White Rock Lake, the beautifully designed home at 8205 Forest Hills Boulevard feature clean lines and great details. Listed for $1,599,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
Those looking for lots of green space and an easy commute to Downtown often find their perfect home along the hilly streets surrounding White Rock Lake. These established neighborhoods are rich with history while also boasting exciting new stores and restaurants.
If owning a home is the American Dream, then North Texas is such stuff dreams as are made. While we’re still all thinking of backyard cookouts and fireworks, we take a moment celebrate the wonderful neighborhoods and architecture you can find across the region.