Cityplace is located in the Oak Lawn area of Dallas and is near the Uptown District. The area encapsulates a few of the smaller areas and pockets of Dallas where people go for food and shopping. West Village is considered to be the centerpiece for the Cityplace neighborhood. The strategic location of the Cityplace neighborhood makes it a premier Dallas address that continues to attract new residents. The area attracts a large demographic of people. Middle aged professionals, young singles, couples, and even retirees are all attracted to residences in the Cityplace neighborhood.
Since 1994, an estimated 2,300 residential units have been constructed in Cityplace. Just within a mile of the neighborhood over 10,000 residential units have been constructed to meet the growing demand of homes in the area. Three main types of housing are available for the influx of residents. The housing includes luxury townhouses, three-story garden apartments, and high rise units. The average price of the homes range from $350,000 to over one million dollars which brings in an upper-middle class demographic to the area. There has been tremendous growth in the Cityplace area and that growth is expected to continue throughout the years.
The largest residential building in Cityplace is called The Mondrian. Residents of the elegant tower are given panoramic views of Uptown and can see the skyline of downtown Dallas. The Mondrian is the largest single residential tower in the Cityplace neighborhood. The high-rise tower is 20 stories tall and features floating glass balconies and posh interior apartments. Even though the Cityplace residence has won awards for its architecture, residents of The Mondrian have had numerous complaints about the security of the building. Other residential units can be found at Gables Turtle Creek at Cityplace, Treymore at Cityplace, or Park Gates at Cityplace.
Cityplace neighborhood also had a historical aspect that was added to the area on December 18, 2000. On that day, Cityplace was the first area in the Southwestern United States to open a public subway station. The DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) serves numerous neighborhoods that surround the downtown area by offering transportation services. The McKinney Avenue Trolley also runs through the neighborhood.
In January 2009, Methodist Healthcare System announced plans to establish a 4,246 square foot facility in Cityplace. The facility would be located on the ground level of The Mondrian and was scheduled to open on June 1, 2009.
A recognizable landmark in the Cityplace neighborhood is the Cityplace Tower also referred to as the Cityplace Conference Center. The conference center is used for special events, meetings, and conferences. The 42nd floor of the building is designed with a vaulted atrium that is often used for weddings, social galas, and other special events and ceremonies. The Cityplace Tower is the tallest building in Dallas and stands at 43-stories tall. The tower is located on North Haskell and was originally designed to have a twin tower located across from it. Cityplace Tower is home to the corporate headquarters for 7-Eleven. Construction on the Cityplace Tower was completed in 1988.