Neighborhood Spotlight: The Cedars is Rich With History

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Elizabeth Lavin

This community just south of downtown Dallas is a magnet for artists.

The Cedars is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods whose history has always been shaped by transportation, much like Dallas itself. When Old City Park was purchased in the 1870s, stately Victorian cottages and mansions with massive cedars lining the streets sprouted nearby, housing the city’s moneyed and professional elite.

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