University Park is home to a wide sampling of cuisine, with restaurants offering more than 80 different types of food in the neighborhood, residents can find something for every night of the week. Families don't have to travel far to get their groceries in University Park. The apartments for rent in University Park neighbor Bluffview and Highland Park.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
There's no shortage of basic to more specialized amenities and services in University Park. To help focus your search, the streets of Greenville Ave. and E Mockingbird Ln are two of the busiest streets in the neighborhood. On these streets you can find something worthwhile to do, dine out or have a drink. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in University Park at Hyena's Comedy Club. With many different restaurants in the area, University Park residents can fill their cravings for pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Swing by Milo Butterfingers for a quick beer or head to Tr's Point for a round of cocktails, and experience a couple of the neighborhood's best bars. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Pizza Hut and California Pizza Kitchen. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
It doesn't hurt to have a gym or a spa down the street. University Park has Essence Med Beauty Spa and Cosmedica Specialty Laser Spa.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in University Park.
My Fit Foods and My Fit Foods are just some of the grocery stores in University Park. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, J's Donuts is in the neighborhood on Greenville Ave. and Mustang Donuts is located on Hillcrest Ave.. Furthermore, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Kroger and Tom Thumb Food & Pharmacy.
University Park has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including For Heaven's Sake and Peek In The Attic. In addition, the apartment rentals in University Park are also conveniently located next to Dora Gift Shop. For more brand-conscious shoppers, the neighborhood has major retailers and shopping malls. One major retailer is Tuesday Morning and there's Mockingbird Central Plaza, a mall located on E Mockingbird Ln.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Where you rent will largely determine which schools your children attend. They could be eligible to attend a school in the Highland Park Independent School District or the Dallas Independent School District. The schools near the apartments in University Park are Highland Park High School, Henry W Longfellow Career Exploration Academy and University Park Elementary School. Though the information here is meant to give you a good approximation of the school district options near the apartments for rent in the area, it's generally a good idea to confer with local district officials for the ultimate word on what schools your children will attend.
A middle school in the Dallas Independent School District, Henry W Longfellow Career Exploration Academy has a strong student-teacher ratio of 14-to-1.
Five elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school exist in the Dallas Independent School District. The size of the student-body in these schools surpasses that of Highland Park Independent School District; however, the number of students per instructor is lower. Dallas Independent School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Highland Park Independent School District.