Highland Park

Population: 8,900 (Highland Park) Population: 23,300 (University Park)

Highland Park

The Highland Park and University Park, also known as the Park Cities, are both considered premiere neighborhoods in the Dallas area. Highland Park and University Park are known for its high quality of living, beautiful parks, award winning homes, closeness to downtown Dallas, excellent public schools, proximity to shopping centers, and Southern Methodist University. Highland Park and University Park homes for sale are highly sought after and range in styles. These neighborhoods have some of the most unusual and palatial homes in the area. Sometimes new homes are built on lots where homeowners seek out an older bungalow for sale, purchase the property, raze the home, and rebuild. Highland Park was laid out by Wilbur David Cook, the landscape architect who designed Beverly Hills, California.


The Highland Park Independent School District is a consolidated school district serving both Highland Park and University Park.

Southern Methodist University is a private four-year, undergraduate and graduate school. More than 75 percent of the professors hold doctoral degrees. The school stresses broad education and solid training in specific fields and offers more than 80 majors. SMU features the Edwin L. Cox School of Business, one of the top-ranked business schools in the nation.





Highland Park Shopping


Highland Park Village is America’s first shopping center and a National Historic Landmark. It is home to internationally known stores such as Ralph Lauren, Jimmy Choo, Escada, Hermes, Luca Luca, St. John, Chanel, D. Porthault, Tory Burch, and Harry Winston, as well as local unique specialty shops.

NorthPark Center proudly offers shoppers the best of the best in every category represented including the finest in luxury retail and market exclusives. It is the largest shopping center in North Texas, is one of the top five in size in the United States and is projected to be one of the top five shopping destinations in the country. The mall includes Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York, Nordstroms, Macy’s, Michael Kors, David Yurman, Lily Pulitzer, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, and hundreds of smaller specialty stores as well as an AMC Theatre. Snyder Plaza and Preston Center are also located in this area, and offer many unique specialty shops and restaurants.

West Village

More Useful Links

City of Highland Park
City of University Park
Texas Online
Dallas County Appraisal District
Dallas County Clerk

Golf Courses

Dallas Country Club

Brook Hollow Golf Club
Preston Trail Golf Club
Prestonwood Country Club
Royal Oaks Country Club

Highland Park Utilities

Time Warner: 972-445-5555


TXU Electric: 800-242-9113


Atmos Energy: 800-460-3030


Verizon: 800-483-4400
SBC: 800-464-7928


Water of Highland Park: 214-521-4161
City of University Park: 214-363-1644

Post Office

University Carrier Station
5606 Yale Blvd.

Lovers Lane Finance Station
5111 Greenville Ave.

Belmont Finance Station
5650 Belmont Ave.

Inwood Station
7611 Inwood Rd.
Preston Station
8604 Turtle Creek Blvd.

Driver’s License

City of Dallas Building
1500 Marilla 1B South

* Call 214-651-1859 for nearest location

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