President Jerry Sanchez

Jerry details this month’s Annual KNU General Meeting & Officer Elections on November 16th at the KPUMC Fellowship Hall, 7pm. Guest Speaker will be NOCUPP’s President Russ Aikman. Please plan to attend. See you then!


2018 Slate of Officer Candidates

The upcoming annual KNU General Meeting to be held on November 16th at United Methodist Church (corner of Colorado and Turner) at 7pm, will include a review of all the accomplishments of the past year and the election of officers for 2018. Russ Aikman, President of North Oak Cliff United Police Patrol (NOCUPP), will be the guest speaker. He will give us an update on the private police program currently operating in our neighborhood. Upon arrival, please use the north doors by the parking lot to enter and proceed to the Fellowship Hall. More...

KNU Happy Hour & Mixer on Nov 10th at VH Casual Dining & Bar

Belly on up to one of our favorite restaurant hangouts and Kessler Krawl sponsors, for locally-sourced food, craft brews, signature cocktails, and good neighborly cheer. It’s perfect timing for one last mixer before the hustle and bustle of the holidays. We hope to see you there! Click here for location.

A Historical Salute to the Service and Sacrifice of our Veterans… We Thank you!!!

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice between Germany and the Allied nations came into effect. In 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11th as the first commemoration of Armistice Day; a day "filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory..." There were plans for parades, public meetings and a brief suspension of business activities at 11am. More...

Calling All Neighbors to Attend the KNU General Meeting on November 16th

Kessler Neighbors United General Meeting & Recap and Officer Elections will be held at 7pm, at Kessler Park United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall located at 1212 Turner Avenue. KNU is the non-profit organizing arm of our neighborhood. But it is the residents like YOU that make things go round, year-round. Your voice and contribution plays an essential role in the ongoing day-to-day operations and decisions that impact our neck of the woods. More...

Dallas Park & Recreation Renders Kessler Steps Improvements

In a follow-up to the City's announcement of approved spending to restore the Kessler Steps passageway connecting Edgefield Avenue to Canterbury Court, we have included a Dallas Park & Recreation commissioned architectural rendering of the pathway improvements. Click here for a detailed look at project details. Again, many thanks to the spearheading committee and to our neighbors who contributed to the fund-raising efforts! More...

A Perfect Day for a Picnic

Yes, indeed! After last year's wet weather, several rainchecks, and ultimately a cancelled event, October 15th turned out to be a perfect fall day for the KNU annual picnic. Event highlights included 100 or so neighbors, rockin' tunes by The Others, children's activities and good grub! Special thanks to the following folks whose efforts made the event enjoyable for all: Picnic Organizer Terri Schurr, Stephani Kyle, Susan Via, Jerry Beech, Donna Deaton, Cindy Pierce and Ron Veech. Good neighbors Peter Weber and Ray Morris also stepped up. More...

Save The Date: Winnetka Heights Holiday Home Tour on Dec 9th

Winnetka Heights Historic District is celebrating its 31st Holiday Home Tour on Saturday, December 9th, from noon to 6pm. In 1981 the City of Dallas recognized Winnetka Heights as the city’s sixth historic district. A few years later, the National Register of Historic Places also recognized the district, citing its significant contribution to the city’s architecture, community planning and development. More...

KNU Wishes You and Your Family a Heartfelt Season of Thanks

On behalf of the Kessler Neighbors United board, we wish our many residents, KNU friends and our other North Oak Cliff neighbors a wonderful Thanksgiving season! As we pause to reflect on treasures that come to us each day in the form of simple things, we want to thank you for offering up your enthusiasm, unwavering commitment and elbow grease to the day-in and day-out workings of KNU. More...
KNU Dues Update

JAN-DEC 2017

Participating Households

  • 310 of 927 homes paid - 34%
  • 617 of 927 homes unpaid - 66%
NOCUPP Membership Update


Participating Households

  • 0 of 927 homes paid - 0%
  • 927 of 927 homes unpaid - 100%


Neighborhood Sites & Sightings…

Please send us a selfie or photo of your tee time, a night on the town or special event, a backyard BBQ gathering, a dinner party soiree, a cameo of you and your pet, volunteering for a passionate cause, or any fave snapshot that captures and celebrates KNU living!


Things To Do

Be sure to frequent the Monthly Events & Happenings page for things to do around town like concerts, special events, public meetings, free workshops, family-friendly activities, holiday festivities & more!


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New Neighbors?

We’d like to extend a welcoming hand to our new neighbors and drop off a care package at your door. Please let us know who you are by creating a Resident Account Profile. We look forward to meeting you!


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18novAll DayKNU Fall Beautification DayContact Cindy Pierce

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Heads Up for the Nov 4th Dallas Bike Ride

Bike ride starts at 8am and traverses through District 1. Check out link to map for more information.


There’s Still Time to TEAM UP for the KNU Holiday Island Contest

Grab a few neighbors, your favorite hat and get your Will Ferrell on! We are decking the halls of our neighborhood with your participation. All island triangles, with and without power, need elves! Let’s show some spirit, and celebrate the upcoming season (tights and weird green footwear is optional). Contact Holiday Lights Chair Ron Veech at to sign up your team. Cash prizes and jolly ole fun…


Plan to Attend the KNU General Meeting on Nov 16th

Officer elections & year-end recap will take place at KPUMC Fellowship Hall at 7pm. Please join in. This is YOUR neighborhood and your participation counts!


Raise your Rakes for Nov 18th Fall Beautification Day

The leaves are falling, and that means it’s time for our autumn grounds clean-up day. Click here to sign up. We need your help to beautify & maintain our common grounds!


Mark your Calendar & Check it Twice for the Holiday Lights Celebration

This annual KNU social will be held on Dec 9th. Please check back after the judging of the Holiday Island Contest on Dec 3rd for event location & details.