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Welders in High Demand (Oodle)
Dallas, TX -- The Combination Welding Program is designed to provide the student with the skills and competencies necessary to perform entry-level welding duties. Through hands-on experience, the student will be able to safely operate a welding machine, cutting torch, and all of the equipment necessary to perform entry-level welding and cutting duties. The graduate will qualify for employment as combination welder, welder and cutter. FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY! Visit our website for program information or to schedule a tour at /www.mttrainingcenter.org MT Training Center 1801 S. Great Southwest Parkway Grand Prairie, Texas 75051 Phone: 972-262-XXXX

Business Opportunity (Oodle)
Arlington, TX -- The statistics are staggering! Fast Facts Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009--2010 More than 2 in 3 adults are considered to be overweight or obese. More than 1 in 3 adults are considered to be obese. More than 1 in 20 adults are considered to have extreme obesity. About one-third of children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 are considered to be overweight or obese. *The market is Huge and the need is Obvious! To learn how you can lose weight, make money or both, click on the following link:http://427562.myctfo.com/freebiz **Its all about people helping people!

Feel Better Physically and Financially (Oodle)
Dallas, TX -- Do you have dreams that you are willing to fight for? Are you open to helping people and making some money? I’ve learned that you can’t continue doing the same thing and expect to get a different result. Join a business that allows you to Leverage you time and offers the potential to create a Long-Term Residual income. Interested? Let's get started! Simply visit, http://www.GetHappyResults.com

➽Hiring Immediately Marketing Position Available (Oodle)
Dallas, TX -- Looking for 2 motivated individuals that have some experience in social media and basic computer skills. We will be providing you with great benefits and training, most of our reps earn about $100-$350 per day. -You must be 18+ years old -Must have a valid email address -Must have basic computer social media skills -MUST be friendly with good customer service and communication skills. If you would like to know more about how to apply for this opportunity please shoot me a message. Me or one of my trusted coworkers will contact you within 24 hours.

Server Assistant - Texan Station Sports Bar Full Time - Gaylord Texan Resort & (AllStarJobs)
Grapevine, TX -- It’s a powerful feeling, to belong. It’s that moment you feel truly and completely yourself. It’s working with a team you call family. At Gaylord Hotels we know that when you feel at home, you’ll make our guests feel at home. And it’s why so many of our STARS come for a job, but stay for a career. If this sounds like the place for you, join us. The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center located at 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX, and 76051 is currently hiring a Server Assistant - Texan Station Sports Bar Full-time : Assignments include: Serve food courses and alcoholic beverages to guests. Set tables according to type of event and service standards. Answer questions on menu selections. Communicate with the kitchen regarding menu questions, the length of wait, recook orders, and product availability. Communicate additional meal qualifications, allergies, dietary needs, and special requests to the kitchen. Record transaction in MICROS system at time of order.

Food & Beverage Attendant - Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center (17000OSI) (AllStarJobs)
Grapevine, TX -- It’s a powerful feeling, to belong. It’s that moment you feel truly and completely yourself. It’s working with a team you call family. At Gaylord Hotels we know that when you feel at home, you’ll make our guests feel at home. And it’s why so many of our STARS come for a job, but stay for a career. If this sounds like the place for you, join us. The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center located at 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX, and 76051 is currently hiring a Food & Beverage Attendant : Assignments include: Complete closing duties, including storing all reusable goods, breaking down goods, cleaning all equipment and areas, returning equipment to proper locations, locking refrigerators, restocking items, turning off lights, locking doors, and completing daily cleaning checklist. Set up, stock, and maintain work areas. Inspect the cleanliness and presentation of all china, glass, and silver prior to use.

HVAC Service Technician (ApplicantList)
Grand Prairie, TX -- Crawford Services, a leading HVAC provider in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, is looking for an experienced HVAC Service Technician. The scope of this role is to repair and maintain climate controlled systems in residential homes. The perfect candidate will have the following: HS Diploma or above Min 3 yrs of experiencein the HVAC industry wit at least 1yr in a lead position Strong organizational and time management expertise Must be able to work in a high demand environement Functional Areas of Accountability Include but are not limited to: Perform service and start up on all AIR CONDITIONER, Heat, Chiller, RTUs and Boiler equipment Install, maintain, and repair heating, ventilation, and cooling units for both residentia and commercial customers Diagnose and repair electronic, mechanical and electrical components of the systems Travel to job sites in service area and work with dispatch to ensure schedule is maintained and delays are properly communicated to customer Quality Control

Supplement Your Income (Get It, LLC)
Plano, TX -- Need to supplement your income? (Or build to replace an income?) Our growing wellness company is seeking individuals who are driven and self-motivated. The qualified applicant should possess a strong work ethic and desire to succeed at their career. Come have a look at what I do if you are even slightly interested in 1. Your physical health 2. Your environment ( including your home, your neighborhood) 3. Your personal life Cant hurt to be open and check us out. Individuals will be cross trained in: Setting up wellness customer accounts Customer Service Team Management expertise Personal Development Respond to ad for more information Angelburrill.com

Customer Service - Telecommute (Get It, LLC)
Dallas, TX -- Healthy Lives - Healthy Homes ATTN: Mom's - Protect your Home & Health & Save Money by making 1 Small Change that Contributes to Overall Health. Our Company is looking for someone with home office setup to help others know about the safe and healthy product. Safe for your children and the environment. FREE Training with a great team to help you meet your goals 20 to 40 hours week Come and check it out to see all the the great healthy safe great stuff

Instructional Designer/Instructor (Logic Melon)
Irving, TX -- Instructional Designer/Instructor- Irving, TX The perfect applicant is a creative professional with an entrepreneurial spirit who can design and develop learning and practicing experiences to help staff be the 1st line of defense in protecting details by educating them about why it's important and how to act mindfully on a daily basis to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber attacks. The individual will require a strong understanding of adult learning theory, learner retention and application, and demonstrate graphic, layout, and instructional design skills to build eLearning modules that are engaging, fun, and memorable. If you are a self starter and motivated by: - Business and ROI-minded, performance improvement driven - Strong project managerial background, must be able to self-manage and prioritize projects with little supervision - Develop performance measures: criterion-referenced achievement tests, questionnaires, interviews, and simulation scenarios

Lease Purchase CDL-A Truck Driver - OTR- $1500 Sign On Bonus (Jobs2Careers)
Keller, TX -- Lease Purchase Features:New or Certified Pre-Lease Peterbilt (384s & 579s)Instant Credit - No Money DownOTR (Long Haul Freight - 800+ Miles)$ 1,500 Sign On BonusMostly Drop & Hook - No Touch Freight300,000mi WarrantyOur Drivers Receive:Great Pay & Endless SupportFlexible Home TimeNo Trailer or Equipment Rental FeesPaid Tolls & ScalesFuel DiscountWe're with you all the way.Not only will COWAN put you in a brand new Peterbilt 579 model, with instant credit and no money down, we'll always be there providing you reduced fuel rates, access to a strong freight network to keep you moving and the business support team you'll need to succeed.Cowan leads the trucking industry in lowest driver turnover. Associated topics: class a driving, company driver solo, company driver team, company driving, company driving needed, company driving team, company otr, dedicated regional, over the road company, tanker truck driving

Buffet Runner - P/T AM Sat/Sun - The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas (17000AMZ) (AllStarJobs)
Dallas, TX -- Buffet Runner - P/T AM Sat/Sun We make stories like this possible every day. Whether we’re helping a budding chef create a favorite meal, or an anxious dad find a camera full of memories, we’re proud to welcome our guests to a home away from home. Because at The Ritz-Carlton, we never forget that we are creating guests for life. The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, located at 2121 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75201 currently has the following opportunity: Buffet Runner - P/T AM Sat/Sun (17000AMZ): Complete closing duties, including storing all reusable goods, breaking down goods, cleaning all equipment and areas, returning equipment to proper locations, locking refrigerators, restocking items, turning off lights, locking doors, and completing daily cleaning checklist. Set up, stock, and maintain work areas. Inspect the cleanliness and presentation of all china, glass, and silver prior to use. Maintain cleanliness of work areas throughout the day, practicing clean-as-you-go procedures.

Night Audit-PM Guest Service Representative - Dallas Marriott City Center (AllStarJobs)
Dallas, TX -- It’s a powerful feeling, to belong. It’s inspiring people to do more than they thought they could. It’s leading the way by rolling up your sleeves to accomplish a common goal. It’s taking a passion and turning it into your vision. Belonging is what it feels like to work at Marriott. If this sounds like the place for you, join us. The Dallas Marriott City Center located at 650 N. Pearl Street. Dallas, TX 75201 is currently hiring a Night Audit-PM Guest Service Representative. Night Audit-PM Guest Service Representative Assignments include: Process all guest check-ins by confirming reservations in computer system, verifying guest identity, requesting form of payment, assigning room, and issuing room key in accordance with property policies and procedures. Operate telephone switchboard station. Respond to and resolve guest requests, including wake-up call requests. Run daily reports (number of arrivals, departures), identify any special requests, and check reports for accuracy.

CDL-A Owner Operator Truck Driver (TopUSAJobs)
Lewisville, TX -- TRUCK DRIVING OPPORTUNITIES FOR OWNER OPERATORS OFFER NEW PAY FOR HIGHER EARNINGS! Class A valid drivers license professionals who want to grow their truck driving business will find the success they re looking for with owner operator opportunities at Bay & Bay Transportation. Enjoy in-demand freight that always keeps you moving and great percentage pay or new mileage rates to drive earnings higher! Increased Mileage Pay Owner operators and lease purchase drivers earn up to $1.48 per mile with estimated fuel surcharge included. Loaded base rates run from $0.97 - $1.27 depending on length of haul; earn $0.90 per mile for every empty mile driven! Current independent contractors are free to keep current plan or switch to new rates.

Physical Therapist- Dallas / Fort Worth area (Get It, LLC)
Arlington, TX -- Every day, as a PT, you will get to have a life-changing impact on people's lives. And now you can do that in a place that can have the same impact on yours. Texas Health Resources, a 2014 Becker's Healthcares "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare", a 2013 Dallas Business Journal (ranked #1) Best Places to Work and recipient of the 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence by the Healthcare Info and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), is 1 of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States. The Texas Health system includes the Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial and Texas Health Harris Methodist family of hospitals. We have a total of 4,100 licensed hospital beds, employ more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures, and count more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals.

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Dallas, TX -- Email Marketing Processor - (Flexible Schedule) Mommy Jobs On-line is now recruiting part time and full time Email Marketing Processors to work remotely. Great opportunity for the perfect person that has a home office setup to work remotely. At Mommy Jobs On-line our qualified email marketing processors will enjoy the freedom and profitability while benefiting from the tools, branding and support of a national recruiting work at home job finder agency. Position Objective: You will need to be able to send out mass emails on a daily basis regarding our business services. There will be NO typing allowed for this position to avoid clerical errors, you will only copy and paste pre-typed text body messages into an email message. Must be able to send out a min of 600 + pre-typed email marketing campaigns per day and answer any incoming emails related to our product or services. You must be able to log your production info into a spreadsheet and submit all work weekly via email.

Physicians / Physical Medicine and Rehab Job in Aubrey, Texas / Locum tenens (TopUSAJobs)
The Colony, TX -- Job summary & Qualifications Emergency Medicine - (ER) Locum Tenens StartDate: 12/01/2015Available Shifts: 24 Hour/Day Fantastic opportunity working in the DFW metroplex at several low volume Free-standing ER's. Offering 12hr and 24hr shifts. Have to have ATLS, ACLS, and PALS. BC/BE in EM with ER residency or FP/IM Residency trained with five years or 5,000 hours of ER background. Call Todd Dudley for more info at 972-505-XXXX. Working primarily in emergency rooms, Emergency medicine physicians (locum tenens) are tasked with making high stakes life management decisions in times of immediate crisis. EM physicians regularly deal with complex trauma and exotic conditions, and are highly trained in the stabilization and treatment of a wide spectrum of both adult and pediatric injuries and illnesses. Facility Location Known to locals as simply "Big D," everything in this sprawling Texas town is larger than life. A major center for banking, finance and oil, Dallas knows how to balance business and pleasure.

Class A CDL Company Drivers (TopUSAJobs)
Grapevine, TX -- Company Driver Benefits: * Quick Pay * Freightliners (2015-2017) Volvo, Freightliner Cascadia, International Pro-star, Kenworth * Home Weekly * 3000-3500 mis Weekly * Top Performers can earn 60,000 Driving Qualifications: * valid drivers license A * 2yrs Driving Background Pay Prostar BACH_14214d Freightliners can Benefits Qualifications can

Email Marketing Processor - (Flexible Schedule) (Get It, LLC)
Dallas, TX -- Mommy Jobs On-line is now recruiting part time and full time Email Marketing Processors to work remotely. Great opportunity for the perfect person that has a home office setup to work remotely. At Mommy Jobs On-line our qualified email marketing processors will enjoy the freedom and profitability while benefiting from the tools, branding and support of a national recruiting work at home job finder agency. Position Objective: You will need to be able to send out mass emails on a daily basis regarding our business services. There will be NO typing allowed for this position to avoid clerical errors, you will only copy and paste pre-typed text body messages into an email message. Must be able to send out a min of 600 + pre-typed email marketing campaigns per day and answer any incoming emails related to our product or services. You must be able to log your production information into a spreadsheet and submit all work weekly via email.

Lease Purchase CDL-A Truck Driver - OTR- $1500 Sign On Bonus (Jobs2Careers)
Plano, TX -- Lease Purchase Features:New or Certified Pre-Lease Peterbilt (384s & 579s)Instant Credit - No Money DownOTR (Long Haul Freight - 800+ Miles)$ 1,500 Sign On BonusMostly Drop & Hook - No Touch Freight300,000mi WarrantyOur Drivers Receive:Great Pay & Endless SupportFlexible Home TimeNo Trailer or Equipment Rental FeesPaid Tolls & ScalesFuel DiscountWe're with you all the way.Not only will COWAN put you in a brand new Peterbilt 579 model, with instant credit and no money down, we'll always be there providing you reduced fuel rates, access to a strong freight network to keep you moving and the business support team you'll need to succeed.Cowan leads the trucking industry in lowest driver turnover. Associated topics: cdl a, cdl a truck, cdl lease, class a driver, company driver, company driving team, company truck, dedicated truck, over the road company, tanker truck

Customer Service Reps. Work At Home! (Get It, LLC)
Dallas, TX -- We're looking for earners -- you can get a performance bonus your 1st week! We are looking for independent contractors to provide customer service. We provide phone support for our clients' sales, customer service, and survey teams. As an independent contractor you can set your own hours. This 100% telecommuting position gives you control over when and how you work. You choose the hours and days that are best for you. Position Highlights: Performance bonus available the 1st week Work From Home/Telecommute Per minute talk time of $.13 to $.35 based on performance ( $7.80 to $21.00 per hr. ) Flexible Schedule - pick your hours between Mon-Fri 9AM to 9PM EST, Sat 9AM to 6PM EST and Sun 1PM to 6PM EST Performance based routing - The better you do the more calls you get. Position overview: Customer Retention Answering questions about products / services Walking customers through product / service Updating customer info Job requirements/Requirements:

Restaurant Team Lead / Crew Lead / Shift Manager (ZippyApp)
Grapevine, TX -- At Chick-fil-A we are always looking for leaders; not only are we looking for leaders, we are looking for leaders who have a passion for developing others. A shift leader is a crucial part of our business. A shift leader is the face of the restaurant during their shift and is responsible for ensuring each guest that visits walks away having a remarkable background. Restaurant Team Lead / Crew Lead / Shift Manager is generally offered as full-time or part-time restaurant job. Prior background as shift lead, crew lead, supervisor, team lead, restaurant manager, restaurant assistant manager very helpful to the success at this job. Qualifications/Responsibilities Restaurant Team Lead / Crew Lead / Shift Manager Assignments include: - Assist in training of new hires, set the tone for a shift, act as a role model for our team. - Participating operationally in day to day activities in high-volume fast-paced restaurant. - Offer immediate/respectful response to Guest's needs. - Count Drawers and Finalizing Day.

Critical Care (CC) RN - Travel Registered Nurse - Nights 12 (Get It, LLC)
Denton, TX -- Critical Care (CC) RN - Travel Registered Nurse - Nights 12 Are you a high-performing nurse seeking to enhance your career? We have a rewarding Critical Care travel nurse job in Denton Texas Start date: Immediate Assignment Length: eight weeks Shift: Nights twelve Critical Care (ICU) nurses look after patients who have suffered a heart attack, stroke, shock, respiratory distress or other acute conditions that requires immediate and intensive nursing care. A Critical Care nurse assesses patient condition, treats wounds and provides advanced life support when necessary. ICU nurses are often charged with monitoring the patient's vital signs and ensuring that medical equipment functions properly. They also administer IVs and medication, recommend diagnostic tests and provide input to physicians regarding patient condition and treatment. Traveling nurses enjoy working in Denton Texas because it provides an excellent opportunity to expand their skill set and background a unique and exciting destination.

Post Partum RN Travel Nurse Jobs (TopUSAJobs)
Irving, TX -- Nationwide Travel Nurse Jobs - Post Partum RN Are you looking for a new nursing job? Would you like to spend the season somewhere you've never been? Hospitals nationwide are looking for qualified registered nurses for their seasonal travel assignments. With the HCEN Network of staffing agencies, registered nurses like you receive competitive job offers from the nation's top healthcare employers every day!The HealthCare Employment Network works with agencies and facilities nationwide offering:Flexible assignment lengths (8, 13, & sixteen week contracts)Excellent compensation and benefitsASAP starts availableVeteran Traveler or researching your 1st assignment options, You are in the right place. Tired of always being asked to complete a lengthy application?Why complete multiple applications just to get details before you know if there is something you are interested in?Since 2010 HCEN has used its five decades of Traveling as HealthCare Professional & Staffing Agency owners to better serve those interested in

Data Entry Specialist - (Remote) (Get It, LLC)
Frisco, TX -- Great opportunity to work remotely as a Data Entry Specialist! Apply directly: mommyjobsonline.com and click on internal jobs to register and apply on-line. Please reference agent id MJOLheidi3250 on your application. Compensation: $15.00 per 5,000 entries + $10.00 in commissions per sale Position qualifications: Collecting emails, names, number into a spreadsheet template and sending out our email marketing campaigns. Work remotely, anywhere in the USA & Canada. 1405XXXXXX - Please feel free to call if you have questions pertaining to this job or any others that we have listed.




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Dallas is a city located near the center of Dallas County, which is in North Central Texas. Dallas is the largest city of the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,188,580. The Dallas-Fort Worth consolidated metropolitan area (locally known as the Metroplex) had a population of 5,222,000.

Dallas is home to the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League, the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association, the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League, and the Dallas Burn of Major League Soccer. The Texas Rangers Major League Baseball team plays in suburban Arlington.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 997.1 km (385.0 mi). 887.2 km (342.5 mi) of it is land and 110.0 km (42.5 mi) of it is water. The total area is 11.03% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 1,188,580 people, 451,833 households, and 266,581 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,339.7/km (3,469.9/mi). There are 484,117 housing units at an average density of 545.7/km (1,413.3/mi). The racial makeup of the city is 50.83% White, 25.91% African American, 0.54% Native American, 2.70% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 17.24% from other races, and 2.72% from two or more races. 35.55% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 451,833 households out of which 30.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.8% are married couples living together, 14.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.0% are non-families. 32.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.37.

In the city the population is spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 11.8% from 18 to 24, 35.3% from 25 to 44, 17.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $37,628, and the median income for a family is $40,921. Males have a median income of $31,149 versus $28,235 for females. The per capita income for the city is $22,183. 17.8% of the population and 14.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 25.1% are under the age of 18 and 13.1% are 65 or older.

Dallas has two airports that serve it. Love Field is located in the city limits while Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas

The City of Dallas homepage is located at: http://www.dallascityhall.com/

Some statistical and historical facts about Dallas:

  • President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963 in a motorcade traveling south on Elm Street in Dealy Plaza. This event is memorialized by the nearby Kennedy Memorial and by the Sixth Floor Museum in the former school book depository at the corner of Elm and Houston.
  • While working for Texas Instruments, Jack Kilby created the world's first integrated circuit at a Dallas laboratory in September 1958, sparking an electronics revolution that changed the world and created a global market now worth more than $1 trillion a year.
  • Dallas maintains and operates 41 community and neighborhood recreation centers, 232 playgrounds, 173 basketball courts, 112 volleyball courts, 126 play slabs, 258 neighborhood tennis courts, 258 picnic areas, 69 miles of hiking and biking trails, six 18-hole golf courses, two driving ranges, a 100-acre zoo, 260 acres at Fair Park and 477 athletic fields.
  • Dallas holds the highest municipal bond rating among large cities in the United States.
  • KERA Channel 13 is the most watched PBS station in the United States.
  • Fair Park is home to the largest collection of Art Deco architecture in the world.
  • Fair Park also hosts the largest state fair in the country.
  • The new runway and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport will decrease air congestion throughout the United States approximately 18 to 22 percent (circa 1999).
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School is home to four Nobel Prize winners.
  • Dallas has expanded its Convention Center facilities to over 2 million feet. The Center is now capable of accommodating up to 4 major conventions at one time and provides roof-top helicopter landing facilities.
  • Dallas Area Rapid Transit provides the only light rail service in the Southwest.
  • Dallas offers cultural activities with the world-famous Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, the Dallas Museum of Art, the IMAX Theater, the African American Museum, and more than 60 cultural activities practically every day.
  • The arts in Dallas adds $500 million to the annual economy and the cultural budget per capita is $7.23.
  • There are many more than 40,000 telecommunication employees in the "Telecom Corridor" housing such companies as Southwestern Bell, AT&T, Alcatel, DSC Communications, Ericsson, Fujitsu, MCI, Northern Telecom, Rockwell, and Sprint. Central Dallas is supported by more than 100 miles of fiber optic cable.
  • According to the Dallas Women's Covenant, there are more than 81,000 women-owned firms in metropolitan Dallas.
  • While many cities across the country are encountering water shortages, the long-term water supply plan developed by Dallas water utilities has ensured that the citizens will have sufficient water supply well through 2050.
  • The MasterCard/Visa idea originated in Dallas when three shopping centers, Preston Forest, Preston Royal, and Preston Center combined to issue PrestoCards to be used at all the shopping centers. Eventually, the concept was purchased and expanded.
  • Dallas naturally has the largest equestrian sculpture in the world: The Mustangs at Las Colinas.
  • Dallas also has the largest Cowboy in the World: Big Tex at the State Fair, a 52-foot-tall inflatable cowboy.
  • Also at the State Fair is the largest Ferris Wheel in the United States.
  • Dallas houses the largest Urban Arts District in the United States.
  • Dallas has more shopping centers per capita and the Dallas-Fort Worth metro has more restaurants per capita than any United States city and metro.
  • The Dallas Public Library includes the largest Children's library center in the United States.
  • Dallas has the world's largest wholesale trade center: Dallas Market Center.
  • Neiman Marcus started on the corner of Elm and Murphy in downtown Dallas.
  • Art collections such as the $20 million Hamon Building collection; the $38 million Reves collection at the Dallas Museum of Art; 400 pieces of Egyptian and Nubian art at the DMA; the African-American Museum of Art; the Museum of Africa, Asia, and The Pacific with rare collections of Indonesian art and textiles; the Museum of Contemporary Art; the Museum of the Americas; the Museum of Europe; the Meadows Museum of Art featuring fifteenth- through twentieth-century Spanish art.
  • Called "...the most beautiful building west of Venice", the Adolphus Hotel became the first hotel ever to be fully air-conditioned (in 1940).
  • The $81.5 million Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center designed by the famous architect I. M. Pei houses the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the last hand-made Fisk organ actually to be worked on by Mr. Fisk before he died (Opus 101). The Dallas City Hall was also designed by I. M. Pei.


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