A stroll beneath the towering trees and luxury high rises that define the Turtle Creek neighborhood is reminiscent of walking the picturesque streets of London, Paris or Madrid. Sunday afternoon in Turtle Creek finds fashionably dressed residents gathered for brunch beneath café umbrellas before a concert at Oak Lawn Park. Evenings often include cocktails and conversation on a balcony overlooking the verdant canopy that shades much of this desirable neighborhood.
Located at the intersection of bustling Uptown , charming Oak Lawn and family friendly Highland Park , Turtle Creek radiates elegance living with elegant mansions, contemporary condos and luxurious high rises that boast stunning views and palatial penthouses, all listed by Allie Beth Allman & Associates.
Landscaped trails and well-manicured medians along Turtle Creek Boulevard, Blackburn Street and Lemmon Avenue meander beside Turtle Creek and connect the neighborhood to Dallas’ urban core. Alongside the creek are shady spots for a leisurely stroll, go for an after-work jog or enjoy a picnic with delicious carryout from nearby Eatzi’s Market and Bakery.
The Turtle Creek Association strives to preserve and protect these 90 acres of green areas within 80 city blocks, while the Friends of Reverchon Park does the same for the historic Dallas landmark once called Turtle Creek Park. The popular Katy Trail, with miles of beautiful and diverse urban hike and bike trails, runs near Turtle Creek as well. Many enjoy Turtle Creek's convenient access to some of Dallas' finest restaurants, among them the five-star Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek , Abacus and Ocean Prime.
Dallas Independent School District educates students who live in the Turtle Creek area, with the highly rated William B. Travis Academy/Vanguard for the Academically Talented and Gifted . Several nearby private schools include St. Mark's School of Texas, Ursuline Academy of Dallas and the Episcopal School of Dallas.
The Turtle Creek area is part of the Oak Lawn district, just like its popular Uptown neighbor. The Dallas Design District is nearby, as are Victory Park, Perry Heights, State Thomas, Cityplace and West Village.
Links to a great lifestyle:
Oak Lawn Park
McKinney Avenue Trolley