Kessler Park Real Estate Information

A historic area of the city of Dallas, the neighborhood known as Kessler Park, Texas, is consistently referred to as one of the most popular places in the city to live because of the ideal setting of its real estate -- it has historic architecture, tree-lined streets and sits at the top of a hill, making all feel at home. The area is close to two major highways, Interstates 30 and 35, and just three miles southwest of downtown Dallas, ensuring those here quick access should they need to commute out of the area. The neighborhood consists of primarily properties within housing development areas and is thus very residential.

In 1923, a man sold a piece of land in northern Oak Cliff to S.A. Temple, and 10 days later, the Kessler Square Addition was dedicated and began development. Several development were added throughout the 1920s through the 1960s, and all include the Kessler name except for Sam Dealey Estates and Timbergrove. Few additions have been made since the development were first devsied, giving the community and old-time feel. In fact, much of the area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Kessler Park Historic District, which encompasses 275 acres of bungalows and revival-style homes from the '20s, '30s and '40s.

Annual events in the Kessler neighborhoods include Holiday Lights and the Kessler Krawl. The community is adjacent to the Stevens Park Golf Course, which is included in the historic district. Nearly one third of the historic district is composed of city park land, including the golf course and Kessler Parkway Park, so residents will have ample free space to get fresh air and enjoy their surroundings. Stevens Park Country Club and numerous parks and lakes are just outside of the community and though the area itself is largely residential, shopping and other retail venues and restaurants are all just minutes away.