Exploring the DART Service Area
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Living in the DART Service Area - Living on the Rail Line
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Greenville Avenue near Arapaho Road, Richardson
Arapaho Center Station, using landscaping and the play of multi-colored lighting at night to emphasize the entrance, provides access to the Richardson Civic Center and other destinations through transfers to bus service (bus stops accessible by a pedestrian walkway under Greenville Avenue).
Arapaho Center Station Developments: Post Eastside (via bus route 360)
Nearest DART Rail station: Arapaho Center Station
Belleview St. @ Wall St., Dallas
During the city's early years, this southern Dallas neighborhood was named "Cedars" because of the magnificent forest of conifer trees. It later became one of the first suburbs of Dallas, filled with ornate Victorian homes. Today, the neighborhood has been revitalized with the South Side on Lamar residential and retail development, the Dallas Police Headquarters, the Gilley's Dallas nightclub and Poor David's Pub.
Cedars Station Area Entertainment: Gilley's Dallas, Poor David's Pub
Cedars Station Area Developments: South Side on Lamar, The Beat at South Side, Buzz
Nearest DART Rail station: Cedars Station
Haskell Ave. @ North Central Expressway, Dallas
Conveniently close to downtown Dallas, Cityplace Station is also a short distance from Deep Ellum, West Village, Uptown, Lakewood, White Rock Lake, Greenville Avenue, Swiss Avenue and the Baylor Health Care community. Several new apartment and condo communities are located just east of the station.
Cityplace Station Area Developments: 2660 at Cityplace, Hanover Cityplace, Hue at Cityplace, The Parkgates Of Cityplace, Post Properties in Uptown, Treymore City Place, Treymore North, Vue Fitzhugh
Nearest DART Rail station: Cityplace/Uptown Station
Bounded by Woodall Rogers Freeway, North Central Expressway, R.L. Thornton Freeway and Stemmons Freeway
A steady stream of renovations and new construction has transformed downtown Dallas into a livable, mixed-use area. Housing options range from loft spaces to luxury apartments and upscale townhouses. Half a dozen rail stations serve the area.
Downtown Dallas Developments: 1505 Elm, 1900 Elm, 400 North Ervay, Camden Farmers Market, Camden Farmers Market II, Dallas Power & Light Flats, The Davis Building, The Element, Gables Republic Tower, Interurban Building, Jefferson Ross, The Kirby Residences on Main, LTV Tower Apartments, Manor House, Marquis West End, The Mercantile, The Metropolitan, The Mosaic, Museum Tower, One Arts Plaza, One Dallas Center, SoCo Urban Loft Condominiums, Third Rail Lofts, UrbanInnovations, The Wilson Building, Zang Triangle (via Dallas Streetcar or bus route 21 from Union Station)
» View more information about downtown Dallas living at downtowndallas.org
Downtown Dallas DART Rail stations: Pearl/Arts District Station, St. Paul Station, Akard Station, West End Station, Union Station, Convention Center Station
Downtown Garland Station
Walnut at Fifth streets, Garland
Downtown Garland Station patrons can set their watches by the huge clock tower in a setting where details suggest an old-fashioned train depot, with easy access to Garland's major civic centers, Performing Arts Center and the Richland College Garland Campus.
» View more information about living in Garland at garlandtx.gov
Downtown Garland Developments: Oaks 5th Street Crossing
Nearest DART Rail station: Downtown Garland Station
Downtown Plano Station
E. 15th St. @ K Ave., Plano
People are drawn to downtown Plano's picturesque historic business district, where shopping, dining and theater are only a stroll away. Recently renovated Haggard Park is within walking distance and the Downtown Plano Station connects downtown Plano to Dallas, Richardson and Garland via DART Rail.
» View more information about living in Plano at planotx.org
Downtown Plano Developments: Eastside Village, Junction 15
Nearest DART Rail station: Downtown Plano Station
Forest Lane Station
8210 Forest Lane, Dallas
Located east of North Central Expressway, the Forest Lane Station serves nearby residential areas and employment centers. Shuttles operate from the station to the TI Forest Lane Campus and Medical City Dallas Hospital weekdays.
Forest Lane Station Area Developments: Churchill On The Park, Gates Of Normandie, LaCosta Villas, Reserve at Park Central
Nearest DART Rail station: Forest Lane Station via DART bus route 360.
Galatyn Park Station
North Central Expressway near Lookout Drive, Richardson
Adjacent to a transit plaza with a major hotel, performance center and easy access to Telecom Corridor neighbors, Galatyn Park Station reflects its high-tech surroundings with columns made of stainless steel bundles representing conduit wire.
Galatyn Park Station Area Developments: AMLI Galatyn Station Apartments
Nearest DART Rail station: Galatyn Park Station
Las Colinas Urban Center Station
Lake Carolyn Parkway, south of O'Connor Blvd.
Las Colinas Urban Center Station is located near the shores of Lake Carolyn in Las Colinas.
Las Colinas Urban Center Station Area Developments:
AMLI Campion Trail, Bella Casita Apartments, Delante Apartments, IMT Lakeshore Lofts, Mandalay on the Lake Apartments
Nearest DART Rail station: Las Colinas Urban Center Station
T.I. Boulevard and Markville Drive, Dallas
Located south of IH-635 (LBJ) Freeway, the LBJ/Central Station area is conveniently located near T.I., retail stores and restaurants.
LBJ/Central Station Area Developments:
The Falls at HighPoint, The Glen at HighPoint, LBJ Station, Pavilions at Pebble View, Pavilions at Vantage Point, Reflections at HighPoint
Nearest DART Rail station: LBJ/Central Station
9939 Adelta Blvd., Dallas
Located north of IH-635 (LBJ) Freeway, the LBJ/Skillman Station area offers several communities within walking distance of the station.
LBJ/Skillman Station Area Developments: Arbor Park Apartments, Arbors on Forest Lane, Beacon Hill Apartments, Central Park Crossing, Ridgetree Apartments, Sage Pointe Apartments, Sienna Springs Apartments
Nearest DART Rail station: LBJ/Skillman Station
Lovers Lane Station
Lovers Lane @ Greenville Ave., Dallas
Bounded by Northwest Highway to the north, Skillman Ave. to the east, Greenville Ave. to the west, and Lovers Lane to the south is the city's largest apartment area of 14 communities known as the Village Apartments. The vast garden-style community is spread over 337 acres and is home to more than 10,000 residents. The communities are affiliated with the Village Country Club, a facility that features a fitness center, an Olympic-sized pool and a full-service bar and restaurant. The community also features a 21-acre greenbelt with six miles of jogging trails.
» View more information at thevillageapts.com
Nearest DART Rail station: Lovers Lane Station via DART bus routes 502, 583 and Mustang Express (768).
E. Mockingbird Lane @ North Central Expressway, Dallas
Find metropolitan neighborhood living, complete with urban lofts, apartments, restaurants, a theater and retail shops, all within walking distance of DART Rail. SMU is a short walk to the west and White Rock Lake is a quick bike ride away.
Mockingbird Station Area Developments: Mockingbird Station, The Phoenix Midtown, The Highlands Residences
Nearest DART Rail station: Mockingbird Station
Park Lane Station
Park Lane @ Greenville Avenue, Dallas
Near Park Lane Station and across from NorthPark Center is Park Lane Dallas, a new, mixed-use development featuring Dallas' newest combination of residential, retail, dining and entertainment, anchored by a flagship Whole Foods Market and the fitness club, The Sports Club/LA-Dallas.
Park Lane Station Area Developments: The Heights at Park Lane, Park Lane Dallas
Nearest DART Rail station: Park Lane Station
Spring Valley Station
100 W. Spring Valley Road, Richardson
In Richardson, Brick Row, a new mixed-use, transit-oriented development is being built adjacent to the Spring Valley Station. Named after Red Brick Road, the historic name of Greenville Avenue, and located at the heart of today's Telecom Corridor, Brick Row features residential, retail, restaurant and office space.
Spring Valley Station Area Developments: Brick Row
Nearest DART Rail station: Spring Valley Station
Bounded by Woodall Rogers Freeway, Haskell Ave., Turtle Creek Blvd., Harry Hines Blvd. and North Central Expressway
Dallas' own passel of pizzazz is lined with suave bistros, slick cafes and smart galleries. Off the main drags, shady, leafy trees are a haven of chic new townhouses, brownstones, condos and lofts, as well as restored historical structures.
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Uptown Dallas Area Developments: 1999 McKinney, Block 593, The Commons at Turtle Creek, Drexel Grand, Drexel Manor, Gables Residential, Glass House by Windsor, Hibernia Townhomes, Manchester State Thomas, The Marquis at Turtle Creek, The Marquis of State Thomas, The Mondrian, Post Properties in Uptown, The Residences on McKinney, The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas
Nearest DART Rail stations: Cityplace/Uptown Station via M-Line Trolley, St. Paul Station, Pearl/Arts District Station
See also: Entertainment Districts - Uptown.
VA Medical Center Station
4510 S. Lancaster Road, Dallas
Located at the corner of Lancaster Road and Mentor Avenue, the VA Medical Center Station is served by the South Oak Cliff segment of the DART Rail Blue line. The Lancaster Corridor is home to recent development projects including the Lancaster Urban Village, the recent opening of the popular Rudy's Chicken restaurant, the Lancaster Kiest Village and Lancaster Opal Village, both of which will include retail and residential space.
» View more information about the Lancaster Corridor at www.dallas-ecodev.org
Lancaster Corridor Developments: Lancaster Urban Village
Nearest DART Rail station: VA Medical Center Station
2525 Victory Ave., Dallas
Located south of the American Airlines Center and north of Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Victory has taken shape. Victory is a 72-acre master planned development featuring a luxury hotel; retail, residential and office space; and entertainment venues. DART's Victory Station is served by the DART Rail Green and Orange lines and TRE.
» View more information about Victory Park at victorypark.com
Victory Developments: Cirque, The House, The Terrace, The Vista, W Dallas Victory Hotel & Residences
Nearest DART Rail station: Victory Station
Walnut Hill Station
8150 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas
Located east of North Central Expressway, Walnut Hill Station offers convenient access to nearby offices, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, retail stores, restaurants, retirement homes and residences in the area.
Walnut Hill Station Area Developments: Camden Glen Lakes, Tonti Lakeside
Nearest DART Rail station: Walnut Hill Station via DART bus route 567
3699 McKinney Ave., Dallas
Dallas' newest urban neighborhood, at the north end of Uptown, has style to spare. The "new urban" district brims with shops, restaurants and entertainment options at street level, with lofts and apartments on the floors above.
» View more information at westvil.com
West Village Area Developments: The Bryson at City Place, Gables 3636 McKinney, Gables Turtle Creek Cityplace, Gables West Village, Marquis at West Village, The Mondrian, The Monterey
Nearest DART Rail station: Cityplace/Uptown Station via M-Line Trolley.
See also: Entertainment Districts - West Village.
Illinois Ave. @ Westmoreland Road, Dallas
Minutes from downtown Dallas on DART Rail, West Oak Cliff developments offer convenient, affordable housing.
Westmoreland Station Area Development: Mariposa Villas, The Woods, Vistas at Pinnacle Park
Nearest DART Rail station: Westmoreland Station via DART bus routes 547, 548, 549 and 568.