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Our Mission

To celebrate and promote the preservation of Park Cities
architecture, history, aesthetics, and cultural traditions.

Oral Histories :: University Park Centennial

This video series celebrates the 100th anniversary of University Park, a city known for its exceptional services, strong sense of community, and beautiful surroundings. Featuring Roy Coffee, former UP Mayor, Liz Farley, UP Councilwoman and Mayor Pro Tem, and Muriel McCarthy, on UP Historic Home Architects.

UP Centennial 2024

Oral Histories of the Park Cities

This video project interviews long-standing and influential members of the community highlighting how the history, architecture, people have shaped this unique place we call home.

Notable Citizens Architectural Significance

Our mission is to celebrate and preserve the history, architecture, aesthetics and cultural traditions of the Park Cities.

Funds raised help preserve and maintain the Park Cities House at Old City Park, the archives at the University Park Library, fund landmarking initiatives, award scholarships to HPISD seniors planning to study architecture or history, and fund the Distinguished Chair for History at Highland Park High School.

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The Park Cities' beautiful aesthetic, welcoming neighborhoods, and diverse architectural styles are a visual reflection of our community’s heritage, creating a distinct sense of place unlike any other. Our landmarking initiative is designed to celebrate the homes and homeowners who seek to preserve these wonderful assets of our community.


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25 Highland Park Village #100-286
Dallas, TX 75205 
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