7.0 out of 10

Lakewood

32.8282341381272 -96.7403196977591
Great for
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
Not great for
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Parking
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists

Reviews

4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"One of Dallas' most historic and scenic neighborhoods"

Lakewood is a historic neighborhood in East Dallas and it's close to White Rock Lake and Downtown Dallas. It is a diverse neighborhood with stately mansions facing the lake and more affordable housing options in other parts of the neighborhood. It has many historic landmarks such as the Lakewood Theater which hosts comedy as well as musical acts. The Dixie House Cafe has been serving up delicious fare for decades and is a great place to meet some of the locals.

Lakewood is served by the Dallas Independent School District and there are a number of private schools that serve the area such as Lakehill Preparatory School and Dallas Academy. It is also the home of the stately Lakewood Country Club, where you can get in 18 holes and enjoy the beauty of the three story clubhouse, which was built in 1912. Also close by is the Dallas Arboretum, home to a 66 acre garden perfect for an afternoon stroll and it hosts regional and national touring musical acts on a regular basis year-round.

Lakewood is not only a great place to raise a family, many people have retired here to enjoy all that this historic region of Dallas has to offer.
Pros
  • next to White Rock Lake and the Dallas Arboretum
  • friendly neighborhood
  • historic district
Cons
  • heavy traffic on adjacent roads during rush hour
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Trendy & Stylish

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