The Lakewood area of Dallas, Texas, is located just northeast of downtown. Lakewood, with
its diversity and history is one of the most beautiful and interesting areas of Dallas,
and one of those areas you find in some large cities where a sense of community has not
From the historic mansions of Swiss Avenue, to the beautiful residences in Lakewood proper,
and the more modest apartment complexes lining lower Columbia, East Dallas as a whole, and
especially the areas around Lakewood, provide something for everyone.
Culturally, Americans from all ethnic backgrounds mingle with foreign nationals in an area
where you may pass a conversation in Spanish, only to go a short distance and hear Thai or
Arabic being spoken.