This post is all about Downtown Dallas and is part 5 of the “Where Should I Live In Dallas?” series. Long the central business center of Dallas, the Downtown neighborhood has recently seen an upswing in the number of residents who call it home. With a greatly increased population over the past few decades, Downtown is home to a varying assortment of businesses, activities to do, dining & nightlife options, and sought-after residences.
Sitting directly north of Downtown Dallas, Uptown is one of the city’s most energetic and thriving neighborhoods. Thanks to a decade of development, the community is now one of the most sought after locations in town to live thanks to its modern residences, extensive shopping and retail options, and its booming dining and nightlife scene.
Located just East of Downtown Dallas, Deep Ellum is best known for it’s music scene, eclectic roots and rich history. Between 1920 and 1950, the Jazz and Blues scene in Deep Ellum exploded. Some of the more famous names that performed in Deep Ellum include Blind Lemon Jefferson, Texas Bill Day, and Huddie Ledbetter, better known as “Lead Belly”. Read more about Deep Ellum.