Downtown Dallas Real Estate Information

The downtown area of the city of Dallas is the heart of the larger community, home to a smattering of restaurants, entertainment venues, businesses and hotels. The city brings in an estimated 19 million visitors each year, the majority of which are likely to at least stop to see all the many things the downtown area has to offer. Most of those who reside in the downtown area live in modern properties, like apartment buildings and condos.

For traveling around the area, the city operates the Dallas Area Rapid Transit light rail system, with more than 45 miles of track connecting the city and outer areas, in addition to more than 120 bus routes. The neighborhing Fort Worth area can be access by connecting from the DART trains to the Trinity Railway Express. For travel within the downtown area, take the McKinney Avenue Trolleys, old-fashioned trolley cars that travel along McKinney Avenue connecting the uptown neighborhood to the downtown arts district.

Arts attractions in the downtown area include the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Irving Arts Center, the Bishop Arts District, the Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico, the Meyerson Symphony Center and the Arts District Theater, the Contemporary Theatre of Dallas, the Dallas Opera, the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts and the Dallas Museum of Art. Museums include those such as the Dallas Holocaust Museum, the Frontiers of Flight Museum, the Museum of the American Railroad, African American Museum at Fair Park, the Museum of Nature & Science, the Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture. For sports, check out the Dallas Stars, Mavericks and Desperados, all of whom play at the American Airlines Center, or the Samuell-Grand Tennis Center.

The city's real estate isn't relegated to just entertainment though; Dallas has a thriving business scene and is home to the headquarters for companies like Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, AT&T, Texas Instruments, Centex, Deans Foods and more. The city's largest park is Fair Park, site of the Cotton Bowl, where the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic is held each year as is the annual Texas-Oklahoma football game. Dallas's annual events include the likes of the Dallas Wine & Food Festival and the Shakespeare Festival of Dallas. If all the shops located above the ground aren't enough, chcek out the three miles of tunnels and sky bridges full of shops and restaurants beneath the downtown area.