HISTORIC. ESTABLISHED. MODERN.
Established in 1926, the neighborhood of Parkdale includes almost 1,000 homes bounded on the west by White Rock Creek and Parkdale Lake, on the north by Military Parkway, on the east by Bisbee Drive and on the south by Scyene Road and the DART light rail GREEN line.
The association’s mission is to make Parkdale neighborhood a great place to live and call home, by promoting a strong sense of community through mutual cooperation with fellow neighbors and elected city leadership.
The hamlet of Parkdale-Lawnview is located just 4 miles from Downtown Dallas, and the vibrant night-life scene on Lower Greenville, Exposition and Deep Ellum. The DART Green Line at Lawnview Station is just a short walk away.
Dallas Arboretum – A botanical reserve that features the seasonal event, Dallas Blooms, the largest outdoor floral festival in the Southwest.
Majestic Theatre – One of the most elegant and historic performing arts spaces in the Southwest, the historic Majestic Theatre is managed by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. Built in 1921, the Majestic hosts a variety of concerts, performing arts, comedy and corporate events through the year presented by national and local artists, promoters and nonprofit arts organizations.
Bath House Cultural Center – Located on the shores of beautiful White Rock Lake, the Bath House Cultural Center is a welcoming venue for visual and performing artists from an array of backgrounds. The historic, art deco style Bath House houses a 120-seat black-box theater, two gallery spaces, the White Rock Lake Museum, and a number of multipurpose spaces.
Latino Cultural Center – Designed by world-renowned architect Ricardo Legorreta and dedicated on September 16, 2003. A multidisciplinary arts center that presents Latino artists in the visual and performing arts, film, and literature, the LCC also supports local artists and arts organizations by developing and celebrating Latino art and culture.
South Dallas Cultural Center – If the black experience is what you crave, the South Dallas Cultural Center is where you belong! With everything from classes to finger-poppin’ jazz jams.
An Unofficial Guide to Scenic White Rock Lake Park – Before Dallas County was settled, the land on which the lake was built was a shallow, tree-lined valley in which Native Americans hunted for the bison that came to drink from White Rock Creek and graze upon its grassy banks.
Dining & Nightlife.
Craft and Growler – Craft beer to go…in growlers. Dallas’ largest selection of draft beers to go in growlers of all shapes and sizes. 30 taps cover a diverse selection of craft beers, with a focus on Texas and Dallas-area microbrews.
Dallas Beer Kitchen – Craft beer and great comfort food accompanied by excellent customer service and a warm, inviting atmosphere. Free Wi-Fi!
pizza LOUNGE – Here at pizza LOUNGE we have and offer you a unique lounge setting where you can chill out on our sofa’s and chat with friends or entertain your clients while you enjoy a great martini, cocktail or tasty glass of wine with our gourmet pies and foodie salads.
City Council Representative (District 7): Tiffinni A. Young
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Hall of State (Fair Park) – Built by the State of Texas for the 1936 Centennial Exposition, the Hall of State as events honoring presidents, royalty, heads of state, and other dignataries for over sixty years.
Dallas Historical Society – The Historical Society preserves rare Dallas and Texas-related three-dimensional objects, including James Fannin’s watch and Santa Anna’s Texas Campaign medal. The G.B. Dealey library holds more than ten thousand bound volumes and three million historic documents, including Sam Houston’s handwritten account of the battle of San Jacinto. All materials are stored in the Society’s archives in the Hall of State and in a storage facility nearby.
Great Trinity Forest Gateway – Preserving the wilderness within the city limits of Dallas, with possibly the largest urban bottomland hardwood forest in America. On the southern edge of the Trinity River Corridor Project, the Great Trinity Forest Gateway and Horse Trails is a beautiful area situated in the forest adjacent to Interstate Highway 20. The gateway includes amenities such as a fishing pier, pavilions, approximately one half mile of multi-purpose concrete trail around the fishing pond, prairie vistas, and a wide variety of native tree species.
W. W. Glover Cemetery – Historic Cemetery on the outskirts of Parkdale neighborhood where some of the most prominent Dallas pioneers are buried.