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Medical Transcription -Multi-Specialty (getitllc)
Flower Mound, TX -- Recent MT graduates are welcome to apply. This is an immediate fill for the right person to work remotely. We are located in Edmond, OK and we are seeking an additional nine remote transcribers to join our team. You must be able to transcribe surgery, operative reports, cardiology, radiology, pathology, acute care with a 99% to 100% accuracy rate. You will be given a short transcription test after we review your resume. This is a flexible 1099 independent contractor FT or PT position with a 24 hour turn around time window. Must have the following: Windows seven Professional or Ultimate (Home Basic does not work). Microsoft office suite 2007, 2010, or 2013 (365 is not compatible). Live in the United States. Able to work some weekends. We pay $.09 cpl, directly deposited every other Friday to your account or a check will be mailed. To Apply: Please visit mommyjobsonline.com and click on Join Now and select the transcription job bank registry to become a remote agent.

Denial Medical Coders (getitllc)
Irving, TX -- Please only apply if you meet the requirements and your resume must reflect your work background. PT & FT to work at home. Pay DOE. You must be certified through AAPC or AHIMA - CCS, CPC, RHIT, RHIA with 3 years + background. To Apply: Please visit mommyjobsonline.com and click on Join Now and selectthe medical codingjob bankregistry to become a remote member. Please email us your resume with your requirements and work experience to us Please reference agent id code MJOLANGELA3250 on your registration submission. Attn: Denial Medical Coder - No attachments please unless its in a pdf. file. Office:1405XXXXXX

Loss Prevention Officer - Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center (17002QZ9) (getitllc)
Dallas, TX -- Heres To Your Journey with Gaylord Gaylord is 1 of Marriott Internationals 30 renowned hotel brands. As the worlds leading Hospitality Company, we offer unmatched opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center located at 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051 is currently hiring a Loss Prevention Officer. Assignments include: Patrol all areas of the property; assist guests with room access. Monitor Closed Circuit Televisions, perimeter alarm system, duress alarms, and fire life safety system. Lock property entrances when required. Conduct daily physical hazard inspections. Respond to accidents, contact EMS or administer 1st aid/CPR as required. Assist guests/employees during emergency situations. Notify appropriate individuals in the event of accidents, attacks, or other incidents. Defuse guest/employee disturbances. Call for outside assistance if necessary.

AAA Texas - Retail Service Specialist I - Dallas North (Get It, LLC)
Dallas, TX -- AAA Texas - Retail Service Specialist I - Dallas North Job summary:The Road To Success Starts Here! AAA is a member service organization affiliated with the national AAA network. With offices across the U.S., we're united by common mission and common values of excellent member service. With more than 11,000 employees in 21 states, we provide legendary service to fourteen million loyal members. With a constantly growing membership, we are always welcoming dedicated professionals looking to challenge themselves and build a career within our dynamic organization. You will find that being part of a very successful team is extremely rewarding. If you are a career-minded, service-driven professional looking to join a quick paced organization then you have come to the right place. AAA Texas is seeking customer service oriented individuals for our Retail Service Specialist I position based out of our Dallas North office location.

Field HR Specialist (NE) (SnagAJob.com)
Dallas, TX -- Location: Dallas Love Field Airport F&B Unit Name: Human Resources Unit Code: DAL9HR03 Hourly Rate (if applicable): Summary: The Field HR Specialist(NE) is primarily responsible for the recruiting of hourly and management associates. Additionally, the Specialist assists with communicating and deploying corporate HR initiatives and should have considerable knowledge of principles and practices of recruiting, personnel administration, effective oral and writing skills, and excellent people skills; performs all other responsibilities as directed by the business or as assigned by management. The Field HR Specialist is a management position and typically reports to the Sr. Field HR Manager or Field HR Manager. Required functions: Implements and maintains compliance with HR standards Analyzes HR data and takes appropriate action to achieve desired business results Ensures that all federal, state, local laws, collective bargaining agreements and corporate HR-related compliance matters are proactively managed

Restaurant Operations Supervisor - Ritz-Carlton, Dallas (17002RQT) (getitllc)
Arlington, TX -- Restaurant Operations Supervisor We make stories like this possible every day. Whether were helping a budding chef create a favorite meal, or an anxious dad find a camera full of memories, were proud to welcome our guests to a home away from home. Because at The Ritz-Carlton, we never forget that we are the heart of our house. Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, located at 2121 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75201 currently has the following opportunity: Restaurant Operations Supervisor (17002RQT): Ensure staff is working together as a team to ensure optimum service and that guest needs are met. Inspect grooming and attire of staff, and rectify any deficiencies. Complete opening and closing duties including setting up necessary supplies and tools, cleaning all equipment and areas, locking doors, etc. Inspect storage areas for organization, use of FIFO, and cleanliness. Complete scheduled inventories and stock and requisition necessary supplies.

Sales Representative - Insurance Sales (getitllc)
Hurst, TX -- Sales Representative - Insurance Sales Position description:Hiring an Insurance Sales Professional for a Local Allstate Agency Are you looking for a career with a local small business with the backing and support of a brand people recognize and trust? Working at a local Allstate agency may be your answer! This is not your typical sales job. As a Licensed Sales Professional, you will help grow the Allstate agency by engaging new prospects and building strong relationships with the community. You'll work as a member of a sales team focused on providing insurance and financial products that help customers protect their homes, cars, and retirement incomes, and live a good life. As a Licensed Sales Professional, you will apply insurance knowledge and sales skills to increase the customer's understanding of the value of insurance and cultivate long term relationships as a trusted advisor.

Bilingual Customer Service Representative (getitllc)
Irving, TX -- Multi-lingual Customer Service Representative Are you looking for a new, exciting opportunity along with a superior company culture? 1 of DFW's fastest growing companies is hiring!!!The perfect applicant is enthusiastic about customer service and enjoys a high energy environment.The primary assignments include, but are not limited to:- Research and resolve internal payroll cases created in our internal system and via phone calls by individuals in the field and internally in a friendly, professional manner and adherence to department policies, guidelines and SLA- Primarily inbound calls, but outbound call may be needed- Work with Team Leader and other representatives to become familiar with various departments in the company in order to meet the goal of answering as many 1st call resolution cases as possible- Interacts with accounting department personnel to ensure that inquiries routed to them are answered promptly and completelyWorking hours: M-F 7am - 7pm (8 hour shift in that time

Cardiovascular Technologist / CV Tech / Cath Lab Tech / Special Procedures Tech- (Get It, LLC)
Arlington, TX -- Texas Health Resources, a 2015 FORTUNE Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For, 2014 Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work and 2015 Healthiest Employer in North Texas by Dallas Business Journal, is 1 of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States. We have a total of 4,100 licensed hospital beds, employ more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 2,100 employees of consolidated joint ventures, and count more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals. At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries. We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

RN Supervisor Pediatric (Get It, LLC)
Dallas, TX -- Searching for an employer whose high standards match your own? Then your destination is clear"Medical City Childrens Hospital. Exceptional care and customer service are the cornerstones of Medical City Childrens Hospital. Above all else, we are committed to improving the quality of life for those we serve. Requirements Bachelors Degree in Nursing. Pediatric background required. Registered with the State of Texas. Current American Heart Association - BLS provider. Technical skills required for on-line documentation. PALS within 1st 6 months of employment. For more details call/text 972-415-XXXX.

Class A CDL OTR Team Truck Driving Jobs - KL Harring - Teams Avg $155k (Jobs2Careers)
Plano, TX -- OTR TRUCK DRIVING JOBS FOR HAZMAT TEAMS! ESTABLISHED TEAMS ONLY TEAM DRIVER BENEFITS: Kenworth T660 & T680 Trucks, Fully Loaded Teams average $155,000 per year 62 CPM Team Rate (each has Hazmat) All Miles Paid Guaranteed 9400mis Per two Week Pay Period Detention pay Flexible hours to allow for home time No touch freight Health, Dental & Vision Insurance Company Paid Life Insurance Company Paid Disability Insurance Paid Orientation, Including Hotel Accommodations 401K with company match Paid vacation, holidays & birthday APU Inverters Refrigerators TEAM DRIVER QUALIFICATIONS: 23 yrs of age 2yrs min OTR background Clean MVR Team (both drivers) must be willing to obtain Hazmat Endorsement No felonies Must be established team, KL Harring does not match Associated topics: class a cdl team driver, class b cdl team driving, dedicated team, experienced team, otr team, team, team class a cdl driver, team trucking, team trucking company, trucker team

Hunting Lead (SnagAJob.com)
Garland, TX -- Job details: Under the supervision of the Restaurant Manager gives daily direction to the associates within the restaurant, to include: operational excellence, food preparation, food quality, food presentation, restaurant cleanliness, scheduling and customer service activities. Position qualifications: Supports GM / AGM / Managers in achievement of Sales, Inventory Shrinkage and Payroll GoalsProvide daily direction to the associates within the RestaurantPrepare To-do / Task listsSupports a strong commitment to world class customer service and ensures a pleasant and productive dining background for all customersAssist the GM / AGM / Managers and Human Resources Manager to staff the Department with service oriented associates; participates in interviewing and makes recommendations for selection; coordinates training; consults with GM and gives input on preparation of performance appraisals; prepares weekly work schedules; coaches and motivates associates to promote positive customer relations and a productive

Lead Teacher $250 bonus - Childcare * (SnagAJob.com)
Flower Mound, TX -- Children's Courtyard in Flower Mound is Hiring! We are looking for Lead Teachers in our Infant, Toddler Two's classrooms at our childcare center 2501 Morriss Road ** $250 Sign-on bonus** Our Lead Teachers:Create fun and interactive learning experiences while serving as mentors to fellow Teachers.Are caring, compassionate and love what they do!Ensure the daily care of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all workplace standards.Communicate directly with parents and prospective parents to achieve success for the child.Maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is clean and organized.Have countless advancement opportunities through our on-going training and expansive network of centers and brands.Are rewarded with hugs from children and praise from parents every day!

Food Truck Staff (SnagAJob.com)
Little Elm, TX -- We have a part time opening for a FOOD TRUCK STAFF. Must have one or more years background.Background investigation required.Must have reliable transportation.Must be at least eighteen years old.Must be authorized to work in the United States.Must have a high-school diploma or equivalent.

Entry Level Sales Representative (getitllc)
Garland, TX -- Entry Level Sales Representative Position description:Hiring an Insurance Sales Professional for a Local Allstate Agency Are you looking for a career with a local small business with the backing and support of a brand people recognize and trust? Working at a local Allstate agency may be your answer! This is not your typical sales job. As a Licensed Sales Professional, you will help grow the Allstate agency by engaging new prospects and building strong relationships with the community. You'll work as a member of a sales team focused on providing insurance and financial products that help customers protect their homes, cars, and retirement incomes, and live a good life. As a Licensed Sales Professional, you will apply insurance knowledge and sales skills to increase the customer's understanding of the value of insurance and cultivate long term relationships as a trusted advisor.

Medical Coders - Multi-specialty (getitllc)
Rowlett, TX -- We need multi-specialty remote medical coders, contract, three years experienced, credentialed, inpatient coders in the following specialties for a teaching facility. NICU/PICU Hematology/Oncology ER Nephrology Cardiology Inpatient Orthopedics with E/M Inpatient Pathology Radiology E/M OBGYN Credentials - CCS, CPC, RHIT, RHIA - Passing our testing phase will be required before you are hired. Location: Work At Home, Flexible Schedule Position will start asap. Pay: DOE & Negotiable To Apply: Please visit mommyjobsonline.com and click on Join Now and select the medical coding job bank registry to become a remote agent. Please email us your resume with your requirements and work experience to us. Attn: Your Name - Multi-specialty MT Please reference agent id code MJOLCASEY3250 on your registration submission. Attn: (Please note your preferred specialty that you have the background in the subject line of your email.

Medical Transcription-NATIONWIDE (getitllc)
Princeton, TX -- Location of position: United States: Nationwide position At Home or Company: At Home Part time or full time: Full Time Employee Type: Independent Contractor Type of Transcription: Hospital Transcription Specialty: Multi-specialty & Acute Care Position description: SCRIBE four US has immediate full time openings for Multi-specialty & Acute Care MTs with a min of 1 year recent acute care transcription background. We currently have openings for first (7a-3p), second (3p-11p), and third (11p-7a) shift. Schedules are Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday to Saturday. Must have high-speed Internet connection, MS Windows XP or Vista (Windows seven is not compatible with our platform), and Word 2003 or higher. Previous eScription background is a plus. NO OFFSHORE CANDIDATES Hardware/Software: Word 2003 or higher. Windows XP or Vista. No Windows 7 File Transfer Method: eScription platform Status: Full time Shift: Days, Nights and Weekends

Consultative Sales Associate - Home Appliances Bi-Lingual a Plus 1437 (SnagAJob.com)
Arlington, TX -- The Consultative Sales Associate is responsible for enhancing the background of members and driving profitable sales of Home Appliance area by providing proactive consultative sales assistance and support to the member, achieving department standards and goals, and performing sales-support activities to maintain a clean, in-stock, orderly and well-merchandised sales floor for conducting sales activities. Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet.

Residential Sales Professional (SnagAJob.com)
Hurst, TX -- Our client in Hurst is looking to add to the team! This is a direct hire sales opportunity with a base plus commission. $500 to $600/week plus commissions The ideal Residential Sales Associate (RSA) is an outgoing, focused, and motivated individual who possesses excellent listening skills and can deliver an extraordinary customer background. The successful RSA will have a strong desire to succeed, the expertise to develop lasting relationships, and the skills to close contracts through a consultative sales approach. Training and skill development are at the forefront of our organization, and classroom and on-the-job training is provided. If you are looking for a position with growth potential and are committed to personal and professional development, we may have a great opportunity for you!

Retail Sales Associate (SnagAJob.com)
North Richland Hills, TX -- Shift: Flexible Status: If you want an exciting job with 1 of the largest off-price retail stores in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as a Retail Sales Associate! Are you an outgoing, upbeat, people person with great management expertise? Would you thrive in a high-energy environment where associates work closely to drive results? Is it important to you to make a difference in the community where you live and work? If you answered yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you. Purpose: Retail Sales Associates are important ambassadors of the Burlington brand, at the front lines in our mission to provide world-class service to our customers. Youll be responsible for greeting and assisting customers, maintaining a neat, organized and clean sales floor, and supporting the management team with day-to-day store operations. Retail Sales Associates may be assigned to work in any or all of the following departments: Ladies, Men, Youth, Sportswear, Shoes, Home, or Baby Depot.

Sales Representative - Insurance Sales (getitllc)
Mesquite, TX -- Sales Representative - Insurance Sales Position description:Hiring an Insurance Sales Professional for a Local Allstate Agency Are you looking for a career with a local small business with the backing and support of a brand people recognize and trust? Working at a local Allstate agency may be your answer! This is not your typical sales job. As a Licensed Sales Professional, you will help grow the Allstate agency by engaging new prospects and building strong relationships with the community. You'll work as a member of a sales team focused on providing insurance and financial products that help customers protect their homes, cars, and retirement incomes, and live a good life. As a Licensed Sales Professional, you will apply insurance knowledge and sales skills to increase the customer's understanding of the value of insurance and cultivate long term relationships as a trusted advisor.

Memory Care Activities Assistant (SnagAJob.com)
Plano, TX -- POSITION OVERVIEW "Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what's right for the resident. For me, that's a big breath of fresh air." - Sunrise Leader At Sunrise, our Life Enrichment Manager is responsible for consistently engaging residents in familiar routines of daily living through personalized Life Skills that "Create Pleasant Days" for residents. Life Skills are familiar tasks that residents enjoyed doing in the past that can still bring a sense of success, meaning and purpose in the present. The Life Enrichment Manager is responsible for designing Life Skills to reflect each resident's past interests and for providing them with encouragement, prompts and hands on assistance.

Remote Medical Coder with Multi-Specialties (getitllc)
Garland, TX -- Coding Denials, ER, OBGYN, Surgical, E/M, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Hematology, Orthopedic & Pathology & Multi-specialties We are hiring coders with at least 3 years background in various medical specialties and who are credentialed by the leading coding associations, AHIMA or AAPC. PT & FT to work at home. Pay DOE. Preferred credentials include RHIT, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC and CPC-H Please only apply if you meet the requirements and your resume must reflect your work background. To Apply: Please visit mommyjobsonline.com and click on Join Now and select the medical coding job bankregistry to become a remote agent. Please email us your resume with your requirements and work experience tous Please reference agent id code MJOLANGELA3250 on your registration submission. Attn: Medical Coder - Multi-specialty No attachments please unless its in a pdf. file. Office: 1405XXXXXX

Dedicated CDL-A Truck Driving opportunities - join Marten's Fleet today! (Jobs2Careers)
Midlothian, TX -- Southwest Region Marten Transport is hiring Class A valid drivers license drivers for 100% dedicated truck driving opportunities. These limited positions serve a major customer! Join Marten Transport to enjoy consistent pay, weekly and weekend home time. But because these openings fill up fast, you'll want to APPLY TODAY! Marten exceeds driver expectations with: - Steady freight from a dedicated customer - Inclement weather pay - At least 12 mons' recent OTR background - Late-model tractors, APU-equipped To gain more consistency in your truck driving career, Marten dedicated valid drivers license-A truck driving opportunities provide the stability you want so you can earn a great living and keep the family plans you make. These dedicated positions are LIMITED, so be sure to get on board today APPLY NOW! Dedicated Driver Qualifications: - Automatic detention pay after one hour - Holiday bonus - $1,500 for 1st referred driver - INCREASED incentive bonus! - Certified Top Pay Carrier rates

Entry Level Sales Representative (getitllc)
Richardson, TX -- Entry Level Sales Representative Position description:Hiring an Insurance Sales Professional for a Local Allstate Agency Are you looking for a career with a local small business with the backing and support of a brand people recognize and trust? Working at a local Allstate agency may be your answer! This is not your typical sales job. As a Licensed Sales Professional, you will help grow the Allstate agency by engaging new prospects and building strong relationships with the community. You'll work as a member of a sales team focused on providing insurance and financial products that help customers protect their homes, cars, and retirement incomes, and live a good life. As a Licensed Sales Professional, you will apply insurance knowledge and sales skills to increase the customer's understanding of the value of insurance and cultivate long term relationships as a trusted advisor.




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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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