A Front Row Seat to the Dallas Skyline: Neighborhoods with the best views of Big D

Over the past five years, the Dallas skyline has been expanding to become a breathtaking landscape. And there are many neighborhoods with beautiful skyline views, such as Victory Park, Uptown, Deep Ellum and North Oak Cliff.

Over the past five years, the Dallas skyline has been expanding to become a breathtaking landscape. As each new building rises, it offers a new view for the locals who find comfort in the beauty of the “Big D.” If you dream of hosting parties with the Dallas skyline in the background or have always longed to be a part of Dallas’ urban beat, there is a variety of neighborhoods that will make your dreams come true.

Victory Park

Victory Park is a neighborhood with entertainment at its doorstep and some of the most breathtaking views of downtown. This neighborhood houses two of the largest event venues the American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks and the House of Blues. Residents of this Dallas neighborhood spend their days enjoying Dallas’ trendiest restaurants, such as Neo’s Pizza, Naga Thai Kitchen, and Kenichi Sushi. Residents enjoy expansive skyline views featuring Uptown, downtown, the iconic Reunion Tower, and the newly constructed Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.


For Dallasites, one neighborhood known for the most desirable views of the Dallas skyline, is Uptown. Downtown Dallas’ northern neighborhood gets front row views of the expansive Klyde Warren Park, the Dallas Arts District, and the jewel of the Dallas skyline – Museum Tower. For those interested in true urban living, this neighborhood boast walkability to upscale restaurants and retail. It also features the historic McKinney Avenue trolley, which offers complimentary rides that give a delighted tour of the downtown skyline.

Deep Ellum

Those special Dallas residents who found a home in east Dallas not only revel in their unique view of the city, they also live to a different kind of beat. Deep Ellum is known to locals for its history as the birthplace of jazz music in Dallas. It still boasts boutique music venues and locally owned shops. A stroll down Main Street leads to the heart of Dallas, where barbecue wafts in the air and music can be heard for miles. Rustic style lofts and garden view terraces play host to Dallas parties against the backdrop of unforgettable city architecture.

North Oak Cliff

North Oak Cliff features a stunning southwest view of the Dallas skyline. Construction here is on the rise, as this neighborhood is considered by locals to be up and coming. North Oak Cliff is just minutes away from two emerging hot spots, Trinity Groves and the Bishop Arts district. Bishop Arts is a foodie’s dream, with an eclectic mix of upscale restaurants and boutique bakeries. Trinity Groves features art galleries, retail, and unique restaurants and breweries.

As we can see, each neighborhood not only features wonderful views but also a unique lifestyle. No matter which part of the city becomes your neighborhood of choice, one thing is true, the Dallas skyline will be a beautiful backdrop, and the city will be your playground.


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  1. Oosh A.
    June 26, 2013

    Excellent Article, Dallas has so much to offer!!!

  2. Julie
    August 24, 2014

    Obviously the author hasn’t been at Peavy and Buckner in Old Lake Highlands or The Peninsula above the Bath House – gorgeous view of the Dallas Skyline coupled with the quiet natural beauty of White Rock Lake Park and the lake in the foreground…particularly beautiful at sunset and at night.

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