Jack Melick and his Orchestra have been playing at Highland Springs for the past nine years.

Highland Springs is poised to celebrate its tenth anniversary next month, and the community’s first residents are marking the milestone with a look back over the past decade.

Dogs and their owners participate in Highland Springs’ Pet Parade.

Rita Howard may have been the one who signed the paperwork when she moved to Highland Springs, but she settled into her new apartment at the North Dallas community with two others.

Highland Springs residents (from left) Patty Jantho, Marna Keith, and Brad Keith organized the 2016 Earth/Arbor Day Expo at the North Dallas community.

Recycling wasn’t a hot topic when Marna Keith was growing up.

Joanne and Bill Cafiero rehearse their parts for the Drama Club’s production of Arsenic and Old Lace at Highland Springs.

It had all the makings of a great murder mystery—secrets, intrigue, plot turns—but this drama wasn’t found in the pages of a book. 

The newly renovated Fireside Grille at Highland Springs opened in April 2016.

It was worth the wait.

That’s the consensus as residents of Highland Springs flock to the newly renovated Fireside Grille, which opened in April 2016.

The Fireside Grille replaces the community’s Cotton Belt Café, which closed for remodeling in early 2016.

Norine Wingate had 12 offers, all over asking price, on her home the first day on market.

Norine Wingate knew the Dallas housing market was strong, but she didn’t realize just how active it was until she listed her own home.

“I had 25 showings the first day it was on the market,” says Norine. “By that evening, there were 12 offers, all over my asking price.”

(From left) Highland Springs Executive Director Matt Neville; Dallas City Councilwoman Sandy Greyson; and committee members Glee Pitney, Oscar Burchard, Helen Adele Johnson, and Margaret Bogle.

With a high-profile presidential election just around the corner, it’s no surprise that politics is a hot topic of conversation these days.

Highland Springs residents Ann and David Gordon.

Step inside Ann and David Gordon’s lovely apartment home at Highland Springs, and the first thing you’ll notice is the natural light spilling into the open, airy space.

Highland Springs resident Sharron Miller (left) gets help with her iPad from UTD student Mahalakshmi “Maha” Balakrishnan.

quick glance at Sharron Miller as she walks down the hallway at Highland Springs leaves the impression that she knows a thing or two about technology.