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Overview of Oak Cliff

Renting an apartment in Oak Cliff, TX, gives you the quiet settled feeling of an established neighborhood. The bonus is that the area is also bustling with eateries, galleries and one-of-a-kind boutiques. Oak Cliff was originally founded as a separate town in the mid-1800s, but was annexed by Dallas in 1903. This hilly area southwest of downtown is free of the traffic that can clog the northern suburbs. Turn of the century housing mixes comfortably with mid-century structures, contemporary buildings and the area's open spaces. People have dubbed the area "The Cliff" or "The OC."

Oak Cliff Lifestyle and Entertainment

Oak Cliff boasts one of the hottest areas for a night out, strolling or window shopping. The thriving Bishop Arts District, centered at Bishop and Davis streets, has a wide array of cafes, restaurants and boutiques that draw visitors from around the Metroplex. A flourishing arts community has artists living and working in converted warehouses. Buildings have been converted into canvases showcasing murals that liven the neighborhood's streets and alleys. The area is also close to the museums, gardens and exhibits at Fair Park in South Dallas. The many attractions in the downtown area, like the Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center and the Six Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, among others, are a short drive away.

The Oak Cliff Rental Market

Rentals in Oak Cliff are available in a range of buildings, from terrace-style apartments to mid-century low rise and contemporary mid-rise. Rental costs vary based on amenities. For a typical one-bedroom, you can expect to pay between $600 and $750 a month. The area is very popular with young families. Two-bedroom apartment rents range from $950 to $1,265 in Oak Cliff. In addition to the many apartments, condos, townhomes and single-family homes are offered in this neighborhood as well.

Oak Cliff Resources

Oak Cliff is located in the Southwest section of the city. The area is served by the Hampton-Illinois and North Oak Cliff branches of the Dallas Public Library. Transportation options include bus and rail service by DART, Dallas Area Rapid Transit. The neighborhood is about a 15-minute commute from Downtown Dallas. Learn more about the Dallas City Council and Dallas city government.

Oak Cliff Zip Codes

Zip codes serving the Oak Cliff area include: 75208, 75211, 75224, 75232, 75233, 75237.