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Lakewood Heights

Lakewood Heights

Everyone loves the area's ideal combination of nearby amenities and natural beauty.

Welcome to Lakewood Heights

A walkable town with a great location and an active community
Incorporated almost a hundred years ago in 1914, Lakewood Heights currently estimates its population at 2,705 people. Expanding and developing through the early 1900s, the area now is bordered by Abrams Road to the east, Skillman to the west, Monticello to the north, and Richmond to the south. It started with a collection of craftsman-style bungalows before Tudors were added, and some larger, more modern buildings continue to be constructed.
The area is known for its strong sense of community, active neighborhood association, tall trees, and stellar walkability. Throughout the year, the city enjoys various local events and activities. In addition, it is not far from downtown Dallas and within walking distance of the biggest urban lake in the country, White Rock Lake, giving it an ideal location. Residents have easy access to the bustling city and the great outdoors, with everything from shopping to hiking readily available.

What to Love

  • Ten minutes from downtown
  • Nearby lake and parks
  • Many neighborhood events

Local Lifestyle

Best known for its convenient location, lovely natural surroundings and trees, easy biking and walkability, and an active community, Lakewood Heights has shopping opportunities, a nearby lake, and several parks. The residents are bound together with local activities and a strong sense of community. Everyone loves the area's ideal combination of nearby amenities and natural beauty.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

XOXO Dining Room boasts an artistic, funky atmosphere with a stylish dining room and a lovely garden. New American fare is served, and the speakeasy cocktail lounge is available. This local hangout is a fantastic place to enjoy delicious food, specialty cocktails, and good company.
Carte Blanche opened in 2021 and quickly became Dallas’ premier fine dining establishment. The restaurant provides a bakery in the morning with homemade goods made of locally sourced ingredients, plus a luxurious restaurant in the evening with a delectable tasting menu.
Serving 15-18 courses, Tatsu Dallas is a luxury, upscale place serving delicious Japanese food. From the light appetizers to the house-made soup to the light dessert, each course adds to the unparalleled experience. Every aspect of the restaurant is dedicated to being top quality, including sushi and hospitality. After dinner, the lounge is available for a drink.
Found within a luxury hotel, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek is an upscale restaurant serving Contemporary American dishes with a French twist. Dedicated to unparalleled service, both locals and hotel guests enjoy the warm, sophisticated, and charming atmosphere. The bar has the feel of a private club and honors its Texas culture.

Things to Do

With a three-level clubhouse and stunning views of the woods, Lakewood Country Club opened in 1912 and is the second 18-hole golf course in Dallas. The centerpiece of the community, the club is full service, family-oriented, and private, giving each member unparalleled service and a place to connect and socialize. It also features tennis courts, swimming pools, dining options, and a fitness center.
Featuring hands-on, interactive exhibits and more than 1,000 animals, the Children’s Aquarium Dallas at Fair Park is a great place for a fun, educational experience. Opened in 1936, it has become a beloved local tradition and strives to create a love of water habitats for the next generation. It boasts feeding areas and a touch pond.

Tokalon Park opened in 1937 and covers 9.7 acres. It has a playground, a wide-open field with wildflowers, and is dog friendly. It also features private tennis courts and a baseball backstop. Carpenter Park opened recently in 2022 and, at six acres, is now the largest park in the urban area. It includes a playscape, interactive fountain, dog area, basketball court, walking paths, and gardens.

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