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Overview of East Dallas

Renting an apartment in East Dallas, TX, gives you a wide choice of neighborhoods to choose from. It is a large area north of the I-30, extending from the Central Expressway east to White Rock Lake Recreation Area and even beyond it. No matter your taste, you are likely to find what you are looking for in the East Dallas section of the city. Close to Downtown Dallas, you have the city's earliest suburbs. Built mainly before the 1930s, these are sometimes called the "streetcar suburbs" for the streetcars that residents used to travel the city. Those areas have wonderful commercial and residential buildings from another era that in many cases have been converted to modern uses. The area includes well-known neighborhoods like Old East Dallas and Deep Ellum.

East Dallas Lifestyle and Entertainment

The area of East Dallas is full of bustling cafes, coffeehouses and pubs. Wine bars and vintage shops are right at home alongside brand name retail outlets, art houses and theaters. The alternative music scene that took over the jazz and blues venues in Deep Elum continues to thrive. For outdoor recreation, you can't beat White Rock Lake, which became a city park in 1929. Today, people flock to the lake to relax and picnic, sail and fish. Also nearby is Fair Park, home to the State Fair of Texas, as well as numerous museums, gardens and historic buildings. These include the Children's Aquarium, Texas Discovery Gardens, the Museum of Science and Nature, the African American Museum and more.

The East Dallas Rental Market

The rental market for apartments in East Dallas is varied and gives you many options from converted lofts, to mid-century traditionals, to contemporary mid and high rise buildings. The area also offers condos, townhomes and single family homes. Monthly rental costs will be impacted by a number of factors, like location, type of building and amenitites. Some areas have rents beginning at $500 a month for a small bedroom, while other East Dallas neighborhood rents start at $850. You can improve your search by narrowing which East Dallas neighborhoods you want to consider.

East Dallas Resources

The East Dallas encompasses a wide area and many neighborhoods. Commute times for East Dallas range from 10 minutes to 35 minutes. DART bus routes and light rail serve the community. The area is served by the Lakewood Branch of the Dallas Public Library. Other nearby branches include the Central Branch in downtown and the Martin Luther King Jr. branch not far from Fair Park. Learn more about Dallas city government, services and council districts for East Dallas.

East Dallas Zip Codes

Zip codes serving the East Dallas area include: 75226, 75223, 75214, 75204, 75206.