Old East Dallas


Located west of North Central Expressway and North of the R L Thornton Freeway, East Dallas is a big community encompassing many historic neighborhoods and attractions. With the academic environment that the Baylor University Medical Center brings and the entertainment options located in the legendary Deep Ellum, East Dallas is ideal for residents looking to settle near Downtown Dallas and who want an urban, sophisticated lifestyle.
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Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$125,000 to $1,800,000
  • Closed Prices:$59,900 to $1,999,900
  • Median Sale Price:$389,900
  • Average $ per sq ft:$238
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0 to $433/quarter,$0 to $1800,$0,$0 to $666/mo
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1885 to 2019
  • Sq. Ft.:371 to 6,400Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:0 to 8Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:0 to 6Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes: - 5+ acres


Old East Dallas is composed of a wide range of home designs and prices to suit your financial budget. Most common in this neighborhood are attached homes, which usually have monthly homeowner association fees ranging from $4 to $1,800, and taxes for the year range from as low as $2,242 to as high as $17,039. There are also a variety of single-family homes. Those usually have quarterly homeowner association fees ranging from $4 to $1,800. Property taxes for the year can range from $1,393 to $13,771.

Where to Live

Given the vast amount of space that the East Dallas community covers, there are lots of options when it comes to real estate. If you are looking for a more elegant, high-end lifestyle, visit the East end of this neighborhood where you will find premiere real estate with sizable square footage and beautiful architecture. If you are looking for more affordable options, head to the North end of East Dallas where decent-sized homes are available for lower prices. Apartments are abundant throughout the whole East Dallas areas, so it will be easy to find a place that is close to your desired location and fits your budget.

Where to Eat

East Dallas has a rich selection of restaurants for any occasion. Head up North Henderson Avenue to find yourself in a food-lover’s paradise. From rare French cuisine to Japanese foods and sophisticated American dishes, you will find a restaurant that satisfies every taste. If you are looking to down a few cocktails, head to Elm or Commerce Street in Deep Ellum where sport bars, lounges, and modern bars are plentiful.

What You'll See

Thanks to its academic setting, from elementary schools to college centers and campuses, East Dallas is a community with plenty of young people. Students of all ages can be seen strolling around the neighborhood, heading to school or studying at local coffee shops. You will also see families gathering at parks or walking around the sunny streets of East Dallas.

Friday Night Fun

East Dallas is historically known for its entertainment options, highlighted by the wonderful Deep Ellum. Located in the South end of East Dallas, Deep Ellum is a breath of fresh air compared to the business-like surrounding areas. Enjoy dinner at one of the many exotic locations at the North end of this neighborhood and head down to the spectacular Deep Ellum where you can go from bar to bar meeting new people and watching the fantastic bands performing at local venues.

The Perfect Sunday

Besides the wonderful nightlife that is enjoyed in East Dallas, residents can enjoy a quiet, peaceful Sunday morning in the neighborhood. Begin your Sunday morning with a delicious brunch at a local eatery and head out with friends and family to visit a museum at the nearby Arts District or enjoy a walk at the park where you will find other local residents enjoying the diverse lifestyle that East Dallas offers.

Locals Love

Vibrant nightlife • Public transportation options • Many school options • Historic sites.

Locals Don't Love

Few places to park • Bad traffic.


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