Turtle Creek

   
Frank Lloyd Wright referred to Turtle Creek as one of the most beautiful boulevards in the country. This prestigious and lush Dallas area is home to the city’s most luxurious high-rises and private residences. Many new and old buildings line the boulevard, offering impressive views of the parks and fountains of Turtle Creek, as well as the famous downtown Dallas skyline. The area also is home to the world famous Mansion on Turtle Creek hotel. The nearby Dallas Theater Center nestles on the hillside overlooking the creek along with many of the areas most architecturally interesting homes. Central to the area is Lee Park, which is host to many of the city’s biggest social and civic events.

Education

Dallas Independent School District

The D.I.S.D. is affiliated with the Satellite Education Resources Consortium (SERC), which provides instruction for students and staff via satellite. Positive Parents of Dallas links the business community and parents in an effort to promote positive achievement of staff and students in the D.I.S.D.

There are more than 40 private and parochial schools located in Dallas including:
Christ the King Catholic School
The Parish Day School
Cistercian Preparatory School
Parkhill Junior High School
Covenant Christian Family School
Providence Christian School of Texas
Episcopal School of Dallas
Scofield Christian School
First Baptist Academy
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Greenhill Trinity Christian Academy
Hockaday
Ursuline Academy of Dallas
Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas

Area Colleges and Universities
The Art Institute of Dallas
Dallas Christian College
El Centro Community College
Southern Methodist University
University of Texas at Arlington
University of Dallas
University of Texas at Dallas
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas Baptist University
Paul Quinn College
Richland College
University North Texas
Texas Christian University
Texas Wesleyan University

Shopping

Caruth Plaza
Farmers Market
Inwood Village
The Galleria
Miracle Mile
NorthPark Center
Neiman Marcus
Old Town in the Village
Plaza of the Americas
Preston Center
Preston Park Village
The Quadrangle
Shops and Galleries of the Crescentshop
Travis Walk
Valley View Shopping Mall
West End Marketplace
Grapevine Mills Mall
The Shops at Willow Bend
West Village

Recreation

Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden
Fair Park
Old City Park

Entertainment

American Airlines Center
Amon Carter Museum

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Palace of Wax, Grand Prairie
The Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
dSix Flags over Texas
The Kimbell Art Museum
Texas Motorplex, Ennis
Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie
Texas Motor Speedway
Texas Rangers Baseball Team
Dallas Cowboys
Bass Hall
Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas Zoo
Dallas World Aquarium
Dallas Opera
Dallas Theater Center
Dallas Summer Musicals
Lyric Opera
Majestic Theater
Meadows Museum
Dallas Symphony
Reunion Arena
State Fair of Texas
West End – Dallas Alley
West Village

More Useful Links

Texas Online
Dallas County Appraisal District
Dallas County Clerk

Golf Courses

Public
Grover Keeton Golf Course

Private
Brookhaven Country Club
Dallas Country Club
Northwood Hills Country Club
Preston Trail Golf Club
Royal Oaks Country Club

Medical Care

Baylor Medical Center
St. Paul Medical Center
Zale Lipshy University Hospital
Parkland
Children’s Medical Center of Dallas
Presbyterian Hospital

Media

The Dallas Morning News
Northside People

Utilities

Cable
Comcast: 972-445-5555

Electric
TXU: 800-242-9113

Gas
TXU Gas: 800-460-3030

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

Water
City of Dallas: 214-651-1441

Post Office

Oak Lawn Station
2825 Oak Lawn Ave.
214-521-9531

Driver’s License

City of Dallas Building
1500 Marilla 1B South
214-651-1859

* Call 214-651-1859 for nearest location

Chamber Of Commerce

Dallas Chamber of Commerce

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