Life in Deep Ellum

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When living in one of the Deep Ellum Lofts communities, you are not just living in a home, you become part of the eclectic Deep Ellum neighborhood. Everything from restaurants and  concerts to art galleries and festivals is just a stones throw away. Deep Ellum is home to creative public art, murals and art galleries, such as the fantastic Travelling Man sculptures found throughout the neighborhood. Deep Ellum hosts the Deep Ellum Arts Festival, which transforms six blocks of the neighborhood into one incredible street festival. Deep Ellum thrives on this eclectic blend of art galleries, music venues, bistros, craft beer breweries – such as Deep Ellum Brewing Company and the newest BrainDead Brewing – and destination nightlife scenes like Amsterdam Bar, Black Swan Saloon, and the famous Club Dada.

Food and entertainment goes hand-and-hand. The fun and entertaining music venues, like The Bomb Factory, Trees and The Door, always bring the best Indie bands to town, while the neighborhood never fails to hit the spot when it comes to your culinary cravings. With a variety of eateries ranging from upscale to adventurous, within walking distance from your new home. Indulge in your All-American favorites from Uncle Uber's Sammich Shop, thin crust pizzas from Cane Rosso, Cajun favorites from The Free Man Cajun Cafe or have breakfast at any time of the night at Buzzbrews and Cafe Brazil. For more international flavors, there's the fresh authentic Mexican fare at Maracas Cocina Mexicana, the premier Vietnamese restaurant Lemongrass and the always satisfying sushi bar, Deep Sushi.

If bars and concerts aren't your forte, the neighborhood is also home to the several vintage boutique stores, local artist galleries, and other small businesses. Great retail shops such as Elluments, Lula B's and B4 sell lots of hard-to-find vintage and antique items. Not only do beautiful art murals line the streets, but several art galleries and works on displayed throughout the neighborhood, such as Kettle Art Gallery, Morisson Studio, Continental Lofts Gallery and the Power Station.

There are several opportunities to meet your neighbors and create new friendships for you and your furry friends can too at places like Deep Ellum's dog park, Bark Park Central. Get involved with neighborhood projects, like the Deep Ellum Urban Gardens and other closenit neighborhood community organizations working together to make neighborhood and community improvements:

  • Deep Ellum Community Association (DECA) works with all neighborhood organizations, businesses, residents and property owners for the betterment of the community.
  • Deep Ellum Foundation is a nonprofit corporation that manages the Deep Ellum Public Improvement District, funds the Deep Ellum Bark Park, contributed to the Deep Ellum Arts Festival, and other events.
  • Bike Friendly Deep Ellum promotes bicycle use and communiting around Deep Ellum
  • Friends of Santa Fe Trail maintains and supports the enhancement and beautification of the trail for the entire community.
  • Latino Cultural Center (LCC) is always looking for energetic volunteers to represent the LCC during special events, assist with performances and office duties.
  • Soup Mobile, whose office is in Deep Ellum, serves up over 20,000 meals to Dallas's homeless annually.

You can have it all just blocks away from your new home!  You will love to be part of this community and the neighborhood will love you too!

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