These Are the Best Rooftop Decks in Dallas

When you live in the heart of a thriving city like Dallas, your apartment building can be one of the best places to relax and unwind. Choose to live in a high-rise building with a stunning rooftop deck and your apartment will be the hottest address in town. Watch the excitement of the city unfold — and take in gorgeous skyline views — from the comfort of your own home.

1900 McKinney

Why is Uptown the hottest neighborhood right now? All the fun is right outside your door so you’ll never get bored. Located within walking distance of the Arts District and the American Airlines Center, you can head to a concert, a Dallas Stars game, cheer on the Dallas Mavericks, or take in a show at the theater without ever having to worry about parking. These apartments are a beautiful place to call home, too, with luxury gourmet kitchens, amazing city views, and amenities including a 24-hour gym and an onsite concierge.

The Mayflower

Think it’s impossible to live a car-free lifestyle in Dallas? Think again. When you at The Mayflower, you’ll be near the Akard Street and St. Paul Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) rail stations. You can hop on the DART and get to work or shopping in just minutes. These recently renovated apartments offer a hip retro feel with all the amenities of a luxury building. Features like an onsite gym and pool table also make it fun to stay home when you feel like taking a break from the hustle and bustle of downtown Dallas.

The Heights at Park Lane

Location is everything, and it’s hard to find a more sought-after address in Dallas than in this neighborhood. With easy access to U.S. 75/North Central Expressway and the upscale NorthPark Centre for your shopping fix, The Heights at Park Lane offers luxury amenities and a desirable neighborhood. These lofts have luxurious features inside and out, with Italian porcelain and stone, gourmet kitchens and spa-inspired bathrooms. Add a heated, saltwater infinity pool and outdoor fire pits and you have an address to impress.

The Continental

Home isn’t just a place to sleep. When you live at The Continental, your apartment building offers a retreat from your busy days and nights in Downtown Dallas with spa-quality amenities. Work out at the Technogym or in the yoga studio, then unwind in the sauna or hot tub. Health-conscious residents will love the smoke-free community with a commitment to wellness. You can even walk to the Dallas Farmers Market to shop for fresh, healthy food.

Ascent Victory Park

These brand-new rentals in the heart of Oak Lawn combine the best of modern luxury and rustic chic. No detail was overlooked in designing these comfortable and stylish apartments. Apartments include high-quality hardwood floors and floor-to-ceiling windows. Little extras like Nest technology, a golf room, and valet trash allow you appreciate the finer things in life. With easy access to the lively Uptown neighborhood and amazing city views will make you happy to call this your home.

AMLI Design District

You’ll love these stylish apartment homes in the heart of Dallas’ Design District. Easy access to I-35 make for an easy commute to anywhere you need to go. But it’s the one-acre rooftop leisure area with gorgeous panoramic views of the famous Dallas skyline is the real star of the show. From an infinity pool to a 100-inch outdoor movie screen, you can take advantage of warm Dallas nights and relax in total luxury. These apartments showcase sophisticated city living at its finest.

Wilson Building

Tired of all the modern apartments? Wish you could find something more classic? You’ll love the Wilson Building, which dates back to 1904. Modeled after a Parisian opera house and beautifully maintained, these apartments are among the most unique you’ll find in downtown Dallas. With restored finishes, renovated apartments, and an appreciation for classic design, there’s no place like the Wilson Building. Step outside your door and you’re in one of the most walkable parts of Dallas.


Whether you want easy access to the best entertainment the city has to offers or a breathtaking view, these luxury rooftop decks make it fun to be at home. Plus, when you get to know your neighbors, you’ll be living in a community of friends. Any apartment can be just a place to live, but a fun, social atmosphere is where you can make memories.

Sydney Bennet is a senior research associate who writes about apartments and more for ApartmentList. Contact her at sbennet@apartmentlist.com.

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