Bishop Arts District

Bishop Arts District

Dallas, Texas Homes for Sale

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About Bishop Arts District

If you want big-city conveniences but love the historical and unique, you will find Bishop Arts District to be irresistible. Calling itself the "Independent Neighborhood," this community has grown around a preference for the odd, the different, and the creative. The special nature of this area southwest of downtown Dallas has been noted in national publications including USA Today, the New York Times, and The Daily Beast.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $425,000 to $650,000

Closed Prices: $324,900 to $579,000

Median Sale Price: $499,450

Average $ per sq ft: $355

Association Fee Ranges: $130 to $325/mo, $0

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1912 to 2022

Sq. Ft.: 1047 to 2955 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 2 to 5 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 4 Bathrooms

Getting Around Bishop Arts District

Around Bishop Arts District

Because of its long history as one of the preferred neighborhoods of Dallas, there are a number of wonderful and historic homes in the community. Most of these residences have been restored and modernized and many newcomers to the area find just what they are looking for, whether you lead a quiet or active lifestyle. In the past decade a number of new residents have been attracted to the unique ambiance of the Bishop Arts District and there are several new condominium complexes and loft conversions available to meet this need.

Due to its small size, there are only a handful of restaurants in the district. Though modest in number, these dining options are popular and you will find one of the few remaining soda fountains at a local hamburger joint. The area is, of course, just south of the many fine dining choices in Downtown. With its close proximity Oak Cliff, residents often find their appetites sated by the local restaurants and authentic international cuisines offered there. Although the neighborhood is smaller than other parts of Dallas, Davis Street has some of the city's most exciting restaurants and include pizzerias, Sushi bars, and Latin fusion cuisine.

What was once the busiest trolley stop in the 1930s, the Bishop Arts District now has more than 60 boutiques, eateries, and specialty stores catering to the current residents and visitors. You'll see many visitors and tourists throughout the day and weekend as they seek the treasures only found in this area. Many weekends, you will find festivals and other events that are located in the district due to its special ambiance and accommodating residents.

The evenings in Bishop Arts are quiet and evocative of a small town of yesteryear. The Fridays will find the local restaurants and eateries full with both locals and visitors who came to shop, yet stayed to relax in a low-key environment. Davis Street and Bishop Avenue host the neighborhood's bars, which include wine bars, cocktail lounges, and taverns.

The unique flavor of this community makes Sunday mornings the pleasant and enviable experience you can only find in a few select areas. With the many weekend festivals that are held, you may be able to walk among local artists to find an enticing work of art, or you may be invited to spend a few hours on an enjoyable Wine Walk.

Locals Love

  • Very walkable
  • Nostalgic feel to the neighborhood

Locals Don't Love

  • Scarce parking
  • Crowded on weekends

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