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Class A CDL OTR Team Truck Drivers (Jobs2Careers)
Red Oak, TX -- Looking For Top Miles & Pay? Our Team Driving Opportunities Get You There! With opportunities to earn industry-leading pay and frequent home time, it s no wonder why more valid drivers license-A truck driver teams are recognizing Hill Bros. as their carrier of choice! Humble Hungry Smart - Empowering Employees to Act Integrity Home time: Run 12-14 days inside of preferred freight lanes, get home two days. Run 21 days outside of preferred freight lanes, get home three days. valid drivers license-A Team Truck Driver Jobs Offer: 49 CPM to the team with .01 raise every 6 mons (includes bonuses) Per diem pay (0.05 cpm/mile on all miles per driver, pre-tax) optional High team miles Family-friendly home time $2,000 refer-a-friend bonus Seniority pay increases every 6 mons first Tier Productivity Incentive average 4500 mis / week increases team pay by two cpm next month second Tier Productivity Incentive average 5000 mis / week increases team pay by four cpm next month

Class A CDL OTR Team Truck Drivers (Jobs2Careers)
Keller, TX -- Looking For Top Miles & Pay? Our Team Driving Opportunities Get You There! With opportunities to earn industry-leading pay and frequent home time, it s no wonder why more valid drivers license-A truck driver teams are recognizing Hill Bros. as their carrier of choice! Humble Hungry Smart - Empowering Employees to Act Integrity Home time: Run 12-14 days inside of preferred freight lanes, get home two days. Run 21 days outside of preferred freight lanes, get home three days. valid drivers license-A Team Truck Driver Jobs Offer: 49 CPM to the team with .01 raise every 6 mons (includes bonuses) Per diem pay (0.05 cpm/mile on all miles per driver, pre-tax) optional High team miles Family-friendly home time $2,000 friend referral bonus Seniority pay increases every 6 mnths first Tier Productivity Incentive average 4500mis / week increases team pay by two cpm next month second Tier Productivity Incentive average 5000 mis / week increases team pay by four cpm next month

CDL-A Lease Purchase Truck Driver (Jobs2Careers)
Keller, TX -- $10K Sign-On, Zero Money Down At Boyd Bros., we are bound by values that reinforce your success. There s a reason 1 out of every 6 of our valid drivers license-A truck drivers and contractors is a Million Miler. With each new contractor or driver, we bring on board we continue to grow our legacy. valid drivers license-A Lease Purchase Truck Drivers Enjoy: Lease Purchase settlements 65% of haul Zero down no money required to get started Affordable International Prostars at a low weekly rate Min load pay No trailer rental 100% fuel surcharge Weekly settlements No trailer rental Boyd discounts on fuel & maintenance EZ Pass available Interest rate for Lease Purchase is 5.5% and is deducted weekly in the truck lease payment Truck payments range from $525-600/week and newer models in the range of $800-850/week All fees deduct through weekly deductions from settlement Rider program High quality, late-model equipment

CDL-A Lease Purchase Truck Driver (Jobs2Careers)
Red Oak, TX -- $10K Sign-On, Zero Money Down At Boyd Bros., we are bound by values that reinforce your success. There s a reason 1 out of every 6 of our valid drivers license-A truck drivers and contractors is a Million Miler. With each new contractor or driver, we bring on board we continue to grow our legacy. valid drivers license-A Lease Purchase Truck Drivers Enjoy: Lease Purchase settlements 65% of haul Zero down no money required to get started Affordable International Prostars at a low weekly rate Min load pay No trailer rental 100% fuel surcharge Weekly settlements No trailer rental Boyd discounts on fuel & maintenance EZ Pass available Interest rate for Lease Purchase is 5.5% and is deducted weekly in the truck lease payment Truck payments range from $525-600/week and newer models in the range of $800-850/week All fees deduct through weekly deductions from settlement Rider program High quality, late-model equipment

CDL A Truck Driver Company Drivers Dallas-Fort Worth TX (Jobs2Careers)
Carrollton, TX -- Company Drivers | $65k-$68k+, Home During Wk/Wkends, Benefits after 30 days Requisition ID: 660Truck Driver Pay & Benefits Full time valid drivers license truck drivers are eligible for: AvgAnnual Gross $65k-$68k+ Dedicated Runs - TX, OK, AR, LA Home weekend for restart Paid Orientation and Training Touch Freight - Driver tailgates door and windows Complete benefits Package after 30 days For more details, please call Tonya at 888.###.#### Truck Driver Requirements Class A Commercial Driver's License (valid drivers license-A) 9 mons T/T background in the last three years, or 2yrs of background with in the past 5 yrs. 22+ yrs. of age EEO/AAA/m/f/Vets/Disabled Come join our Cardinal Team! Associated topics: cdl a driver, cdl a driving, cdl a truck, class a driver, class a truck, company driver needed, dedicated regional, dedicated truck driving, otr company, regional driving

Entry Level K-12 Teacher - A New Year, a New Chance to Make a Difference (Jobs2Careers)
Dallas, TX -- Teach For America recruits outstanding and diverse leaders to become TFA corps members. Corps members commit to teaching for 2 yrs in a low-income community, where they're employed by local schools and confront both the challenges and joys of expanding opportunities for kids. You ll be paid the same as other beginning teachers working for the same employer. Salaries typically range from $33,000 to $58,000, depending on where you teach.

Class A CDL OTR Team Truck Drivers (Jobs2Careers)
North Richland Hills, TX -- Looking For Top Miles & Pay? Our Team Driving Opportunities Get You There! With opportunities to earn industry-leading pay and frequent home time, it s no wonder why more valid drivers license-A truck driver teams are recognizing Hill Bros. as their carrier of choice! Humble Hungry Smart - Empowering Employees to Act Integrity Home time: Run 12-14 days inside of preferred freight lanes, get home two days. Run 21 days outside of preferred freight lanes, get home three days. valid drivers license-A Team Truck Driver Jobs Offer: 49 CPM to the team with .01 raise every 6 mnths (includes bonuses) Per diem pay (0.05 cpm/mile on all miles per driver, pre-tax) optional High team miles Family-friendly home time $2,000 friend referral bonus Seniority pay increases every 6 mons first Tier Productivity Incentive average 4500 mis / week increases team pay by two cpm next month second Tier Productivity Incentive average 5000mis / week increases team pay by four cpm next month

K-12 Teacher - Open to All Career Backgrounds and Experience Levels (Jobs2Careers)
Dallas, TX -- Teach For America recruits outstanding and diverse leaders to become TFA corps members. Corps members commit to teaching for 2yrs in a low-income community, where they're employed by local schools and confront both the challenges and joys of expanding opportunities for kids. You ll be paid the same as other beginning teachers working for the same employer. Salaries typically range from $33,000 to $58,000, depending on where you teach.

Server Attendant (Fine Dining) - The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas (17000P6V) (Get It, LLC)
Grand Prairie, TX -- Server Attendant (Fine Dining) 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 creating guests for life. The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, located at 2121 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75201 currently has the following opportunity: Server Attendant (Fine Dining) (17000P6V): 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.

Food & Beverage Attendant- Residence Inn Dallas Richardson (190007HK) (Get It, LLC)
Carrollton, TX -- Here's To Your Journey with Residence Inn Residence Inn by Marriott helps guests thrive while on long stays so they can perform at their best. Spacious suites with full kitchens offer the comforts of the modern home, while employees provide service with a human touch to business and leisure travelers alike. Working at Residence Inn, you will build relationships grounded in team work and background the legendary Residence Inn service culture which focuses on delivering against the unique needs of long stay guests. Find Your World at Residence Inn by Marriott. The Residence Inn Dallas Richardson, located at 1040 Waterwood Drive, Richardson, TX, 75082 is currently hiring a Food & Beverage Attendant.

Jorneyman Plumber (Get It, LLC)
Plano, TX -- Licensed plumbers Seeking dependable service plumbers for a reputable company that pays competitive wages. Any aspects of commercial repair plumbing puts the candidate higher on the list as a potential new hire. Continuing-ed and license renewal is paid for by us. We provide a van, fuel card, smart phone, uniform, needed power tools, vacation pay, & plenty of working hours. Job responsibilities: We are only looking for plumbers that care about our customers and the work they are doing. Candidates must have a current plumbing & drivers license, experience or trainability in multifamily service to include hot water boiler diagnoses and repair. Demonstrate the proper and safe of tools and related equipment. Have the expertise to work and communicate individually as well as as in a team environment. Clean driving and work history is mandatory. Job category: Full time

Food & Beverage Attendant- Residence Inn Dallas Richardson (190007HK) (Get It, LLC)
Richardson, TX -- Here's To Your Journey with Residence Inn Residence Inn by Marriott helps guests thrive while on long stays so they can perform at their best. Spacious suites with full kitchens offer the comforts of the modern home, while employees provide service with a human touch to business and leisure travelers alike. Working at Residence Inn, you will build relationships grounded in team work and background the legendary Residence Inn service culture which focuses on delivering against the unique needs of long stay guests. Find Your World at Residence Inn by Marriott. The Residence Inn Dallas Richardson, located at 1040 Waterwood Drive, Richardson, TX, 75082 is currently hiring a Food & Beverage Attendant.

Inside Sales/Appointment Setter (Get It, LLC)
Plano, TX -- YOOZY is seeking appointment setting superstars that love being on the phone and can get the job done. We call and schedule appointments for our talented outside sales team. Ideal applicants have worked in an outbound call center environment and can power dial the phone and produce results. Applicants must be motivated and have an infectiously positive attitude. You like to work on a team and have an extraordinary personality. You are committed to results, super competitive and like to have fun while making money. Benefits $10 - $12 per hour based on background and education Commissions on all appointments that convert to sales. Daily, Weekly and Monthly contests and incentives Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Responsibilities As 1 of our super stars, you will: Schedule a min of fifteen sales appointments per week. Make 300 dials per day. Keep the database updated. Provide supporting details to the outside sales consultants. Assist with other marketing efforts.

Virtual Recruiter - (Full-time) (Get It, LLC)
Arlington, TX -- At Mommy Jobs On-line our qualified recruiters will enjoy the freedom and profitability of independent recruiting (1099) while benefiting from the tools, branding and support of a national recruiting work at home job finder agency. Virtual Recruiter Job Objective: You will recruit remote contractors that are seeking transcription, medical coding, clerical, data entry or customer service remote job positions. A applicant recruit is someone that is qualified for any of the positions that we cover in our job network registry. The recruited applicant must be willing to become a member of our work at home job bank finder service. Our work at home job bank finder service will help the recruited applicant find several remote jobs based on their experience skills. Location: Telecommute from your home office. Compensation: $20.00 per recruited agent. Average weekly pay earnings range from $500.00 - $1,100.00 per week. (PT/FT)

Server Attendant (Fine Dining) - The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas (17000P6V) (Get It, LLC)
Dallas, TX -- Server Attendant (Fine Dining) 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 creating guests for life. The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, located at 2121 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75201 currently has the following opportunity: Server Attendant (Fine Dining) (17000P6V): 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.

Now Interviewing - Benefit Consultants (Telecommute) (Get It, LLC)
Lewisville, TX -- Nation's largest provider of healthcare benefit programs is currently interviewing for self-motivated people to work from the comfort of your own home office. Customer service experience wanted, but will train. You will have the flexibility of creating your own work schedule. You can work full or part-time. Great for stay at home moms and dads. Must have telephone (cell phone is ok) and internet access. Basic technical skills a plus. We work 100% on-line. Training is done on-line and through conference calls. Healthcare benefits for entire household included and more. For more details and to request a brief phone interview, please call or text 717-461-XXXX. Serious Inquires Only

Entry Level Teacher (Grades Pre-K-12) - An Opportunity for Impact (Jobs2Careers)
Dallas, TX -- Teach For America recruits outstanding and diverse leaders to become TFA corps members. Corps members commit to teaching for 2yrs in a low-income community, where they're employed by local schools and confront both the challenges and joys of expanding opportunities for kids. You ll be paid the same as other beginning teachers working for the same employer. Salaries typically range from $33,000 to $58,000, depending on where you teach. Associated topics: assistant preschool teacher, child, daycare, early, early education, infant, pre kindergarten, preschool, preschool assistant teacher, toddler

Virtual Recruiter - (Full-time) (Get It, LLC)
Dallas, TX -- At Mommy Jobs On-line our qualified recruiters will enjoy the freedom and profitability of independent recruiting (1099) while benefiting from the tools, branding and support of a national recruiting work at home job finder agency. Virtual Recruiter Job Objective: You will recruit remote contractors that are seeking transcription, medical coding, clerical, data entry or customer service remote job positions. A applicant recruit is someone that is qualified for any of the positions that we cover in our job network registry. The recruited applicant must be willing to become a member of our work at home job bank finder service. Our work at home job bank finder service will help the recruited applicant find several remote jobs based on their experience skills. Location: Telecommute from your home office. Compensation: $20.00 per recruited agent. Average weekly pay earnings range from $500.00 - $1,100.00 per week. (PT/FT)

Customer Service (Get It, LLC)
Euless, TX -- We provide call center services for numerous other companies and organizations. Our Independent Contractor Agents have taken customer service, sales, and technical support for some of the biggest brands in the world. We work with individuals and companies that are independent contractors running their own businesses from their home offices, or commercial offices, and take calls for our clients. Were looking to work with more independent contractors that understand the value of good, reliable, precise, professional, and overall excellent customer service. We provide many individuals with an opportunity to launch their home based businesses, and provide existing businesses with the opportunity to increase their revenue stream. Independent contractors enjoy the flexibility of working from anywhere that they want, and choosing the hours that they want to work. Whether youre just getting started, or have been an Independent Contractor, we can provide you with an opportunity to grow your home based business.

Inbound Customer Service (Get It, LLC)
Irving, TX -- An Inbound Customer Care Professional is responsible for fielding inbound telephone calls, internet chat requests and inbound email requests in a quick paced, dynamic environment with a focus on technical support using the web and computer. Scheduling This position is full-time and part-time, up to 40 hours per week to start. Evenings and weekends required. Flexibility necessary. Requirements Must speak fluent English and preferrably Spanish. Be able to type 35 words per minute or greater; Have a high speed DSL or cable connection, rated two MB down, 384k up (min), five MB down and 512k up (preferred) A dedicated home office space, which is free from distraction, and with a door that can be closed and locked. We may ask you to provide a picture of this space.

Currently Interviewing Today! (Get It, LLC)
Irving, TX -- 26-year-old Nationwide Health Benefits Company is currently interviewing for Benefit Consultants. We are expanding all over the US! Work towards great incentives, receive household benefits and earn monthly, weekly, and daily bonuses. We have 2 positions Available! Training Specialist Description: Responsible for interviewing individuals who request an interview about our open positions. Answer questions and take applications. Benefits Specialist Description: Responsible for following up with future members who request details about our benefit plans. Answer questions and take applications. We train you how master both positions. You have the choice to do 1 position or you can do them both. No background is required! All you need is a home phone or cell. Laptop, tablet, or computer. You can earn $2,000 or more monthly. Full-time and Part-time positions available!

Data Entry (Remote) (Get It, LLC)
Garland, TX -- Mommy Jobs On-line is all about helping jobseekers find the right job working at home. Do you enjoy helping others? Are you looking for a company with excellent benefits and monetary incentives? We want to hear from you! We are the world largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with both government and commercial customers in assisting them to deliver quality services to the people they serve. We manage interactions with patients and the insured for a significant portion of the U.S. healthcare industry. We are the customer interface for large segments of the technology industry and the operational and processing partner of choice for public transportation systems around the world.

At Home Customer Service Agent (Get It, LLC)
Dallas, TX -- We are looking for Full and Part-time Customer Service Brand Agents to work from home! No experience is required for this opportunity - we provide fully paid training! Our Home Agents have ideal work life with the expertise to balance home, school, and work to fit busy lifestyles! We are growing and looking for amazing people to join our team! Our training programs are delivered virtually and fully paid, so you may attend from your home office. What you need to get started working from home in our next training class: Home Computer/Desktop with Windows Operating System (OS) - Mac/Apple computers and OS not supported USB Headset for use with your computer High Speed internet connection wired to the computer A quiet space to work, free from experience noise We offer generous benefits and incentives, in addition to working from home! Fully Paid Training on-line with live instructors! Pay increases at six months and annually from start date Flexible environment to meet your busy life!

Now Interviewing Homeworkers - Part Time! Perfect for "At Home" Parents! (Get It, LLC)
Grand Prairie, TX -- Now Interviewing Homeworkers - Part-time! Perfect for Stay at Home Moms/Dads and Retirees! Elite A+ BBB rated Wellness company now interviewing for home workers! No cold calling, telemarketing or home parties. Adjustable hours offered, full training provided. Perfect opportunity for stay at home parents and care givers. Computer, Internet, and Phone line necessary. Must have background working on-line and computer savvy. Previous telephone support background desired. Serious candidates may submit their application on-line today at: WWW.topcareersolution.com DUE TO HIGH VOLUME OF CANDIDATES, ONLY REGISTERED CANDIDATES ON OUR WEB SITEWILL BE CONTACTED

Bellperson - W Dallas Victory (18000FYC) (Get It, LLC)
Dallas, TX -- Heres To Your Journey with W Hotels Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury, W turns the traditional notion of the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a life less ordinary that drives them to demand more, background it all, and hit repeat. We share our guests passions, providing insider access to whats new and whats next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for life demands more, not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If youre ready to create the energetic W scene that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world, then we invite you to explore a career with W Hotels. The W Dallas Victory located at 2440 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219 is currently hiring a Bellperson.




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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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