University Park

Location: It is located between the Dallas North Tollway and U.S. Route 75 (North Central Expressway), 4 miles (6 km) north of downtown Dallas.  

Lifestyle: The essence of elegant living. The finest in luxury and style. More about University Park.

Amenities: Unique shops and restaurants, parks and recreation for all lifestyles. They include Burleson Park, Caruth Park, Coffee Park, Curtis Park, Elena's Children's Park, Germany Park, Goar Park, Linear Park, Smith Park, and Williams Park.

Population: 24,000+

History: University Park began as a cluster of homes surrounding the fledgling Southern Methodist University, which was founded in the then-rural Dallas County in 1915. The university supplied these homes with utility service until 1924, when the growing population could no longer be supported by the school's utilities.  As a result of efforts to build and improve the city, University Park grew to a population of over 20,000 residents by 1945 and had become one of the most prestigious locations in the area. In fact, the community's attractiveness and tax value had risen to such an extent that the city of Dallas now wanted to annex University Park into its boundaries

Schools: Southern Methodist University, Highland Park High School, Highland Park Middle School, Arch H. McClloch Intermediate School, John S. Armstrong Elementary, John S. Bradfield Elementary, Robert S. Hyer Elementary, University Park Elementary.