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Greenland Hills

M Streets Conservation District
Neighborhood
Nickname(s): 
M Streets
Country  United States
State  Texas
County Flag of Dallas County, Texas.svg Dallas
City  Dallas
Area North Dallas
Time zone UTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (Central)
ZIP Code
75206
Area codes 214, 469, 972

Greenland Hills is a neighborhood in east Dallas, Texas (USA). It is bounded on the west by North Central Expressway (US 75), on the south by Vanderbilt Avenue, on the east by Greenville Avenue and on the north by McCommas Boulevard.

The area is also known as the M Streets due to two major streets (McCommas and Monticello) and many of the minor streets starting with the letter M.

The neighborhood also forms the M Streets Conservation District, per the M Streets Conservation District Ordinance.

About

The homes original to Greenland Hills date back to the 1920s, with most representing the Tudor architectural style. Original details, such as stained glass windows, arches, and hardwood floors have been conserved.



Education

Public schools

The neighborhood is served by the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) for public schools.

Children within the neighborhood are served by:

  • Mockingbird Elementary School (K-5) in Lower Greenville - It is in proximity to, but outside of, Greenland Hills.
  • J. L. Long Middle School (6-8)
  • Woodrow Wilson High School (9-12)

Eduardo Mata Montessori School, a K-8 school, gives second admission priority to people zoned to Woodrow Wilson High. Therefore, Junius Heights is one of the neighborhoods with priority for the school.

Private schools

Nearby private schools include: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School (K-8), Dallas Christian Academy (K-12), Bishop Lynch High School (9-12), and Lakehill Preparatory School (K-12).

Colleges and universities

Greenland Hills is in the Dallas County Community College District, which offers academic, continuing education, and adult education programs through seven community colleges and 14 campuses in Dallas County.

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