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Business, Churches and Schools

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COVID-19 Updates and Information.

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Enter the Community CloseUP website photo contest!

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The Arbor - May 2021.

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 Enroll in UPPD’s Citizens’ Police Academy.

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Resumption of "close-contact" City services.

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April 2021 UPdate.

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Wednesday, May 12 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.

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Friday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. - Outdoor Story Time.

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Wednesday, May 19 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.

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Friday, May 21 at 10:30 a.m. - Outdoor Story Time.

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Wednesday, May 26 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.

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Friday, May 28 at 10:30 a.m. - Outdoor Story Time.

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - City Council Meeting

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021- Planning & Zoning Meeting

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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).