Oak Lawn

A trendy, upscale neighborhood close to Downtown and Uptown Dallas.

Welcome to Oak Lawn

A trendy, upscale neighborhood close to Downtown and Uptown Dallas, as well as top-ranking schools

Centrally located and sophisticated, Oak Lawn is a hip and upscale Dallas neighborhood. Its close proximity to Downtown, Uptown, the hospital system, highways, parks, and other hotspots make this an exceedingly desirable place to live. On top of its ample amenities, Oak Lawn also features beautiful historic buildings such as Arlington Hall and the Melrose.

This area offers a mix of residential property types. Select locales are lined with lovely single-family homes, while others predominantly offer condo and townhome living. Wherever you choose to reside, you’ll be surrounded by a vibrant and stylish community that is steps away from Dallas’s most popular restaurants, attractions, and more.

What to Love

  • Top-tier public schools
  • Hip and lively vibe
  • Stunning historic buildings
  • Close proximity to trails and other green spaces

Local Lifestyle

Oak Lawn genuinely offers the best of everything. Families and individuals who cannot decide whether to live closer to the city or suburbs will find a happy medium in this neighborhood. Many residential areas feel as though they could be part of both an urban and suburban community. Furthermore, a breathtaking natural space cuts down the length of Oak Lawn. Locals can walk to Turtle Creek Park, or to 46-acre Reverchon Park, in their downtime. The south side of this neighborhood encompasses the majority of its shopping and dining establishments. Restaurants and stores in this area are trendy and upscale.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Prepare yourself to experience Oak Lawn like a true local. Immerse yourself in the bustling, stylish, and exciting establishments that await your arrival.

Planning an intimate evening out? High-end dining is at its prime at Al Biernat’s. Featuring a flawless menu of steak and seafood, this is easily one of Dallas’s top restaurants. Looking for something a bit more casual? If so, residents highly recommend the menus at Lucky’s Hot Chicken, Parigi Restaurant, Si Lom Thai Asian Fusion, la Madeleine, and Cedar Springs Tap House.
Shopping is a delight for Oak Lawn locals. Within the neighborhood, you can complete your errand run at World Market, Tom Thumb, Whole Foods Market, and Trader Joe’s. On the northern edge of the area, Knox Street hosts premium retailers such as Pottery Barn, YETI, Crate and Barrel, and Sur La Table.

Things to Do

Searching for enjoyable ways to pass the time on your days off? Oak Lawn has a balanced mix of both arts/culture venues and natural spaces.

When the weather is pleasant, make it a point to stroll through some of the community’s beloved parks and green spaces. Turtle Creek Park (nestled between Lemmon Avenue and North Hall Street) is easily a resident favorite. Turtle Creek Parkway Park, Reverchon Park, and Cole Park are several other hotspots.

If it’s indoor entertainment that you seek, Oak Lawn has plenty of that as well. Toward the southern side of town, plan a day of adventure and curiosity at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, the Dallas Museum of Art, and The Dallas World Aquarium.


Those living in Oak Lawn have access to some of Dallas’s top-rated public schools for every grade level.

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