picture of town fountain

Business, Churches and Schools

NEWS
EVENTS
MEETINGS
News Icon

Oncor tree trimming northwest & central portion of UP - updated

News Icon

Santa Around Town - December 16 to December 20.

News Icon

The Arbor - December 2019

News Icon

Make this holiday season less jolly for package thieves.  

News Icon

Rainbow Trout Stocking in Caruth Park - December 3 & January 22.  

News Icon

Write a letter to Santa Claus!

Events Icon

Tuesday, December 10 at 6 p.m. - eBooks & Digital Collections Class for Kindles @ UPPL.

Events Icon

Wednesday, December 11 at 3:45 p.m. - Preschool Story Time at UP Public Library.

Events Icon

Wednesday, December 11 at 5 p.m. - Court Night

Events Icon

Thursday, December 12 at 10:45 a.m. - Toddler Story at UP Public Library.

Events Icon

Thursday, December 12 at 3:30 p.m. - STEAM Station at UP Public Library.

Events Icon

Thursday, December 12 at 6 p.m. - eBooks & Digital Collections Class @ UPPL.

Meetings Icon

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - Planning & Zoning Meeting

Meetings Icon

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - City Council Meeting

VIEW ALL NEWS VIEW ALL EVENTS VIEW ALL MEETINGS


University Park's businesses, churches, and schools are some of the City's greatest assets.
 
BUSINESSES

Snider Plaza opened in 1927 and remains a thriving retail shopping center in the heart of University Park. Located at the corner of Hillcrest and Lovers Lane, its shops and restaurants receive high accolades from citizens and visitors alike. Preston Center, located at the corner of Preston Road and Northwest Highway, boasts upscale boutiques and fine dining establishments. There are also many wonderful shops and eateries located along Preston Road near Lovers Lane, on Lovers Lane near the Tollway and by SMU on Mockingbird.


CHURCHES

Located throughout the City, the seven religious institutions within University Park are some of the most beautiful and well attended in the nation. Highland Park United Methodist Church and Highland Park Presbyterian Church were the homes of the largest congregations in the nation in the 1980's and maintain some of the most well-attended services for their faiths.
 

  • Highland Park Presbyterian ChurchHighland Park Presbyterian Church
  • Highland Park United Methodist Church
  • University Park United Methodist Church
  • Park Cities Baptist Church
  • Christ Lutheran Church
  • Preston Road Church of Christ
  • First Unitarian Church
 
SCHOOLS

The educational needs of University Park are met by the Highland Park Independent School District (HPISD), and Southern Methodist University (SMU).