Welcome to Lakewood/M-Streets
A family-friendly neighborhood perfect for outdoor lovers
Lakewood and M-Streets are an oasis for outdoor enthusiasts. Just fifteen minutes from Downtown Dallas, these neighborhoods are full of mature trees, parks, and nature trails for hiking and biking. It’s walkable and family-friendly, with plenty of shopping and dining close within a close radius.
Lakewood Country Club was founded in 1912, and the community was developed around it into the gem it is today. It’s full of historic homes that were built throughout the 20th Century, and there are multiple conservation efforts underway to keep these East Dallas neighborhoods rich in history, nature, and beauty.
The wooded streets of Lakewood and M-Streets are full of unique architecture. The stunning homes here come in many styles, including Craftsman, Prairie-Four Squares, and Tudors. There are also Spanish and Mediterranean Eclectic, Early Ranch homes, and many homes made of native Texas stone.
What to Love
- Beautiful homes in stunning neighborhoods
- A family-friendly community full of events
- Filled with nature and perfect for active residents
Lakewood is one of the top ten big-city neighborhoods in the country, according to Money, and for a good reason. For both Lakewood and M-Streets, life here takes a leisurely stroll while still being full of all the amenities you’d expect from a big city. Enjoy a day on White Rock Lake or in the surrounding parks before heading to one of the several commercial hubs for dinner and drinks at an award-winning restaurant. Throughout the year, there are many community events and celebrations that have something for everyone.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Throughout Lakewood and M-Streets, there are several shopping centers and villages that marry convenience and luxury. Hillside Village and Lakewood Village are a pair of laid-back shopping centers full of shops and boutiques. Lakewood Village is also home to the iconic Hudson House, a Dallas favorite with a renowned brunch. Mockingbird Station both has shops and restaurants. Mockingbird Station also has a cinema and comedy club that make it the perfect one-stop-shop for entertainment and shopping.
Scattered throughout the neighborhoods, you’ll also find everyday essentials like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s. As well as a local florist, The T Shop, which has unique designs and fresh blooms for any occasion. There are also a number of great boutiques in Lower Greenville, such as the home goods and gifts found at Talulah & HESS.
Lower Greenville is one of the best places to go for a night out. This lively stretch of Greenville Avenue is packed with bars and restaurants and soaked in an atmosphere of celebration. Enjoy the mouth-watering Italian recipes of family-owned Terilli's, or savor the Tex-Mex and festive atmosphere of Blue Goose Cantina.
Things to Do
Lakewood and M-Streets have a full calendar of events and community happenings throughout the year, as well as many stunning green spaces to enjoy daily. Glencoe Park is a 14-acre city park that hosts many sports teams of all ages on its rugby and softball fields and basketball and tennis courts. Bike, run, or rollerblade along the paved SoPac Bike Trail that runs 5.5 miles along an unused railbed. Because the trail is largely bordered by lush trees, you’ll feel a world away from urbanity despite winding through the center of the city.
Formerly known as White Rock Lake Marathon, the newly minted BMW Dallas Marathon is the longest-running marathon in Texas as it winds around the edge of White Rock Lake. Lakewood 4th of July Parade is a community staple, with businesses and schools making floats, kids riding along on their bikes, costume contests, musical performances, and cookouts all culminating in a spectacular fireworks display.
Another iconic community event is the Lakewood Home Festival, a tour of many of the area’s homes and an auction that raises funds for three local public schools. St Patrick’s Day is a huge event at the bars in Lower Greenville, with people showing up in the thousands for this celebration. Granada Theater is a historic theater in Lower Greenville that features some of the best musical performances in Dallas.
- Lakewood Elementary, K-5, one of the top schools in Texas
- Mockingbird Elementary, K-5, high test scores, and small classes
- St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, PK-8, a sought-after private school
- St. John’s Episcopal School, PK-8, a highly-rated private Christian school
- Lakehill Prep, K-12, a private prep school spread across two campuses