Welcome to Dallas
Dallas, Texas – THEN
Dallas sits on the Trinity River in the center of Dallas County where major Interstate highways converge. The city’s expansion began when securing rail service and Dallas found itself in a wonderful geographic position for transportation of abundant regional products. Cotton became the region's principal cash crop, and Elm Street in Dallas was its market. Dallas became the world center for the leather and buffalo-hide trade. During the 1920s and 1930s popular music was centered in Deep Ellum which was a hotspot for major jazz and blues musicians. A big city was born.
Dynamic Dallas! NOW
Downtown Dallas is a walkable hub of culture and entertainment with award-winning museums, performing arts venues and endless restaurants. From a night out in many of the choice districts such as: Deep Ellum, Bishop Arts, Klyde Warren Park, The Design District and Uptown to lunch at Trinity Grove, there is so much to discover! Find trendy boutiques, antique shops and upscale art galleries next door to high-end interior design showrooms. You can really do it all in Dallas.
With no shortage of sporting events, Dallas is home to: Dallas Cowboys Football, Dallas Mavericks Basketball, Rangers Baseball, Dallas Stars Hockey and Horse Racing at Lone Star.
There are some 406 parks that cover 50,000 acres. Open the door and step out to walk, bike or run one of the many lakes or greenbelts that follow the waterways including White Rock Creek, Turtle Creek, and the Trinity River. Other outdoor options include The Dallas Arboretum, Dallas Zoo and Fort Worth Zoo. Make sure to visit Big Tex at the State Fair of Texas.
Educational institutions have been present in Dallas since its earliest years. From Community College Campuses, Private schools to academies of higher learning such as Southern Methodist University, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School to the University of Dallas, all are located within the city.
Dallas is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Dallas offers residents an urban-suburban mix and feel. From high-rise living to sprawling ranch style homes in tree-lined neighborhoods, Dallas offers a plethora of living options. It is a destination city for both business and pleasure with easy to travel options from its two major airports, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Love Field.
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