the Cedars

Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park dries out

History has not always been kind to the historical Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park.

The village south of downtown Dallas – designed to re-create life in North Texas from 1840 to 1910 – has had several major floods through the years, the latest coming during last week's gushing rains.Read More

A Slow Walk Through Cedars History

By: Bennett Miller, 07/25/02

You can access the Cedars neighborhood traveling south from downtown Dallas using five streets: Harwood, St. Paul, Akard, Griffin, and Lamar. Each street crosses Interstate-30 with a standard Texas highway overpass. The freeway, once part of the Cedars, is now a barrier clearly defining a neighborhood that until one hundred years ago served as stepping-stone from the city’s business to its bed and living rooms.Read More

Neighborhood Attractions


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  • Amuse Restaurant & Lounge, American Bistro Cuisine, Patio Dining + Lounge, 1326 South Lamar, www.amusedallas.com
  • ¡Ay Chihuahua! Mexican Restaurant, Fine Mexican Food, 2016 South Ervay, 214.428.2500
  • Baby Back Shak, Totally Addictive BBQ + Ribs, 1800 S. Akard Street, 214.428.7427
  • City Park Lofts, residential and commercial lofts, 1707-1721 S. Ervay, 214.887.8888