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Hospitality & Tourism: Dishwasher - Mesquite, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Mesquite, TX -- About Shiftgig:If you're looking for weekly compensation and a customizable schedule, then look no further. Introducing Shiftgig - an easy to use mobile app that makes flexible work available to you at the touch of a button. You'll gain access to our calendar of events and can claim open shifts that fit into your schedule. Work events that you're qualified for; catering events, sports stadiums, private parties, corporate offices, you name it!So what's next? Once you apply it takes about 24-48 business hours for our team to reach out to you. If you're selected to interview with our team, you'll be given options with available days and times. After the interview, if you're selected it can take up to ten days to complete the hiring process. From there, you're ready to start making money!Apply today - we can't wait to have you on our team!Responsibilities:We are currently looking for multiple dishwashers for opportunities on both weekdays and weekends for high-volume events.

Hospitality & Tourism: Cook - Mesquite, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Mesquite, TX -- About Shiftgig:If you're looking for weekly compensation and a customizable schedule, then look no further. Introducing Shiftgig - an easy to use mobile app that makes flexible work available to you at the touch of a button. You'll gain access to our calendar of events and can claim open shifts that fit into your schedule. Work events that you're qualified for; catering events, sports stadiums, private parties, corporate offices, you name it!So what's next? Once you apply it takes about 24-48 business hours for our team to reach out to you. If you're selected to interview with our team, you'll be given options with available days and times. After the interview, if you're selected it can take up to ten days to complete the hiring process. From there, you're ready to start making money!Apply today - we can't wait to have you on our team!Overview:At Shiftgig, we are always looking for exceptional new talent to join our team.

Hospitality & Tourism: Cook - Carrollton, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Carrollton, TX -- About Shiftgig:If you're looking for weekly compensation and a customizable schedule, then look no further. Introducing Shiftgig - an easy to use mobile app that makes flexible work available to you at the touch of a button. You'll gain access to our calendar of events and can claim open shifts that fit into your schedule. Work events that you're qualified for; catering events, sports stadiums, private parties, corporate offices, you name it!So what's next? Once you apply it takes about 24-48 business hours for our team to reach out to you. If you're selected to interview with our team, you'll be given options with available days and times. After the interview, if you're selected it can take up to ten days to complete the hiring process. From there, you're ready to start making money!Apply today - we can't wait to have you on our team!Overview:At Shiftgig, we are always looking for exceptional new talent to join our team.

Hospitality & Tourism: Receptionist - Plano, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Plano, TX -- Receptionist Seeking talented individuals to join our network of professionals, serving clients with diverse tax needs. We offer competitive compensation, flexible schedules available, and career advancement opportunities. H&R Block is the industry’s largest consumer tax services provider¹ and we have been focused on client service for over 60yrs. Apply today using any device at www.hrblock.com/careers > Tax Office Jobs Receptionist duties include: Greeting clients in a personalized, friendly, and inviting manner Matching clients with the best-suited tax professional for their needs Scheduling clients how they would like to be scheduled Handling client exits by ensuring all current and future needs are met Maintaining office cleanliness and organization of resources with teammates Other duties as assigned Critical skills & Background: High-school certificate or equivalent Background working in a fast-paced environment Previous background in a customer service environment Preferred Skills & Background:

Hospitality & Tourism: Cook - Richardson, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Richardson, TX -- About Shiftgig:If you're looking for weekly compensation and a customizable schedule, then look no further. Introducing Shiftgig - an easy to use mobile app that makes flexible work available to you at the touch of a button. You'll gain access to our calendar of events and can claim open shifts that fit into your schedule. Work events that you're qualified for; catering events, sports stadiums, private parties, corporate offices, you name it!So what's next? Once you apply it takes about 24-48 business hours for our team to reach out to you. If you're selected to interview with our team, you'll be given options with available days and times. After the interview, if you're selected it can take up to ten days to complete the hiring process. From there, you're ready to start making money!Apply today - we can't wait to have you on our team!Overview:At Shiftgig, we are always looking for exceptional new talent to join our team.

Hospitality & Tourism: Busser - Dallas, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Dallas, TX -- Job DescriptionAbout Shiftgig: If you're looking for weekly compensation and a customizable schedule, then look no further. Introducing Shiftgig - an easy to use mobile app that makes flexible work available to you at the touch of a button. You'll gain access to our calendar of events and can claim open shifts that fit into your schedule. Work events that you're qualified for; catering events, sports stadiums, private parties, corporate offices, you name it! So what's next? Once you apply it takes about 24-48 business hours for our team to reach out to you. If you're selected to interview with our team, you'll be given options with available days and times. After the interview, if you're selected it can take up to ten days to complete the hiring process. From there, you're ready to start making money! Apply today - we can't wait to have you on our team! Responsibilities: Clean off tables, ensuring they are free of glasses, debris, garbage, etc.

Hospitality & Tourism: Housekeeping - Plano, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Plano, TX -- HSS Hospitality Staffing Solutions seeks experienced GUEST ROOM ATTENDANTS for the following areas in DFW: Market Center, Richardson, Plano, The Colony, Downtown, Irving, Arlington and Fort Worth. HSS is the only national company that provides services to hotels across the USA. HSS will place you in a full-service hotel where you will love to go to work each day! If you have cleaning experience and you wish to work in a hotel and meet these job considerations, call HSS today! Job Considerations: -Clean rooms to provide excellent guest satisfaction in beautiful hotels -Greet guests with professionalism -Meet hotel expectations for guest service satisfaction scores -Complete special cleaning projects as required by hotel -Shifts are typically 8-5; must be able to work weekends -Many hotels provide breakfast and lunch -HSS or hotel provides uniforms at no cost to the employee -Cleaning experience -Lift up to 40lbs and stand and walk all day -Comply with experience investigation and drug screen at time of

Hospitality & Tourism: Cook - Rowlett, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Rowlett, TX -- About Shiftgig:If you're looking for weekly compensation and a customizable schedule, then look no further. Introducing Shiftgig - an easy to use mobile app that makes flexible work available to you at the touch of a button. You'll gain access to our calendar of events and can claim open shifts that fit into your schedule. Work events that you're qualified for; catering events, sports stadiums, private parties, corporate offices, you name it!So what's next? Once you apply it takes about 24-48 business hours for our team to reach out to you. If you're selected to interview with our team, you'll be given options with available days and times. After the interview, if you're selected it can take up to ten days to complete the hiring process. From there, you're ready to start making money!Apply today - we can't wait to have you on our team!Overview:At Shiftgig, we are always looking for exceptional new talent to join our team.

Hospitality & Tourism: Dishwasher - Arlington, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Arlington, TX -- Provide Guests and Teammates with clean and sanitized utensils, plateware, glassware and equipment. Ensure dishes and cookware are sanitized and available as needed. Maintain daily cleanliness and maintenance of dish machine. Clean and sanitize service area and kitchen throughout shift. Complete assigned prep work and beautification duties. Trouble-shoot dishwasher machine malfunctions. Keeps immediate supervisor promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance and takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggests alternative courses of action which may be taken. Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve the overall objectives of the position. Maintains a favorable working relationship with all other company Teammates to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate, which will be conducive to max Team player morale, productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.

Hospitality & Tourism: Cashier - Lewisville, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Lewisville, TX -- Position overview **Position Purpose:** Cashiers play a critical customer service role by providing customers with fast, friendly, accurate and safe service. They process Checkout and/or Return transactions, as well as monitor and maintain the Self-Checkout area. They proactively seek product/project knowledge to provide customers with details and identify selling opportunities. They follow all policies and procedures to ensure that shrink is minimized. A Head Cashier will position Cashiers and support them by expediting price checks, approving Point of Sale transactions and markdowns for mainline registers, Self-Checkout, Returns, Pro Desk, Special Services, and Tool Rental. They provide 1st level escalation for customer issues and assist in the supervision, coaching and training of other Front End Associates by participating in the training of new Cashiers and utilizing all available tools to coach and develop other Cashiers. The preferred qualification for a Head Cashier is 1+ years of Cashier background.

Hospitality & Tourism: Cashier - Garland, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Garland, TX -- Ready to tackle a fun and rewarding career? There are hundreds of Cashier job openings in your area. Apply today and find the job that you have been looking for! (11/27/2017)

Hospitality & Tourism: Cashier - Plano, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Plano, TX -- Ready to tackle a fun and rewarding career? There are hundreds of Cashier job openings in your area. Apply today and find the job that you have been looking for! (11/27/2017)

Hospitality & Tourism: Cook - Garland, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Garland, TX -- Ensures that all prepared food meets T.G.I. Friday's standard of excellence, follows recipe qualifications, and adheres to product sensitivity and plate presentation guidelines. Keeps updated on recipe changes. Ensures proper execution of recipe procedures to maintain a high-quality and consistent product. Keeps entire kitchen clean; stocks and sets up rotation. Keeps prepared food continuously moving out of the kitchen. Communicates ticket times and potential problems with the service staff, kitchen staff and Managers. Completes assigned prep work for stocking and set up of station. Breaks down and cleans station thoroughly every day. Requisitions products on a timely basis. Operates and maintains equipment properly. Cleans and sanitizes throughout the shift. Ensures proper rotation of all products and stocks products to par. Labels, day dots and signs all products. Obtains Manager signature on all products.

Hospitality & Tourism: Dishwasher - Duncanville, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Duncanville, TX -- About Shiftgig:If you're looking for weekly compensation and a customizable schedule, then look no further. Introducing Shiftgig - an easy to use mobile app that makes flexible work available to you at the touch of a button. You'll gain access to our calendar of events and can claim open shifts that fit into your schedule. Work events that you're qualified for; catering events, sports stadiums, private parties, corporate offices, you name it!So what's next? Once you apply it takes about 24-48 business hours for our team to reach out to you. If you're selected to interview with our team, you'll be given options with available days and times. After the interview, if you're selected it can take up to ten days to complete the hiring process. From there, you're ready to start making money!Apply today - we can't wait to have you on our team!Responsibilities:We are currently looking for multiple dishwashers for opportunities on both weekdays and weekends for high-volume events.

Hospitality & Tourism: Dishwasher - Dallas, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Dallas, TX -- Job DescriptionAbout Shiftgig: If you're looking for weekly compensation and a customizable schedule, then look no further. Introducing Shiftgig - an easy to use mobile app that makes flexible work available to you at the touch of a button. You'll gain access to our calendar of events and can claim open shifts that fit into your schedule. Work events that you're qualified for; catering events, sports stadiums, private parties, corporate offices, you name it! So what's next? Once you apply it takes about 24-48 business hours for our team to reach out to you. If you're selected to interview with our team, you'll be given options with available days and times. After the interview, if you're selected it can take up to ten days to complete the hiring process. From there, you're ready to start making money! Apply today - we can't wait to have you on our team! Overview: At Shiftgig, we are always looking for dedicated teammates to help us fill shifts!

Hospitality & Tourism: Cook - Duncanville, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Duncanville, TX -- About Shiftgig:If you're looking for weekly compensation and a customizable schedule, then look no further. Introducing Shiftgig - an easy to use mobile app that makes flexible work available to you at the touch of a button. You'll gain access to our calendar of events and can claim open shifts that fit into your schedule. Work events that you're qualified for; catering events, sports stadiums, private parties, corporate offices, you name it!So what's next? Once you apply it takes about 24-48 business hours for our team to reach out to you. If you're selected to interview with our team, you'll be given options with available days and times. After the interview, if you're selected it can take up to ten days to complete the hiring process. From there, you're ready to start making money!Apply today - we can't wait to have you on our team!Overview:At Shiftgig, we are always looking for exceptional new talent to join our team.

Hospitality & Tourism: Concierge - Dallas, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Dallas, TX -- Job DescriptionNamed the ‘future of flying’ by Forbes, Surf Air is the nation’s 1st membership club to offer a smarter, better alternative to commercial air travel. We serve a connected community of entrepreneurs and avid flyers, allowing them to book and manage flights seamlessly from any device, enjoying a comfortable private flying background, and saving hours of valuable time. Surf Air recently acquired RISE, establishing Surf Air's presence in both California and Texas.At Surf Air we consider our 'Member Background' essential to our success. Our Concierge's top priority is to deliver a seamless, personalized, and exceptional background to our Members. As a Surf Air Concierge, you will be on the front line of our business and an ambassador of our brand. The role requires strong interpersonal, time management, and communication abilities.

Hospitality & Tourism: Busser - Mesquite, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Mesquite, TX -- Promptly busses and resets tables after each Guest's departure. Maintains cleanliness of restroom, perimeter of building and parking lot. Checks cleanliness of the busstand from previous shift and notifies Manager of any problems. Sets up the busstand, restocks and prepares bus stand for shift change and/or close. Checks beautification schedule for the day and completes assigned duties. Checks high chairs and booster seats for cleanliness. Empties trash and spot sweeps the restaurant and bar floor. Prepares coffee and iced tea. Offers assistance to Guests by clearing away dishes and glassware, and refills beverages. Cleans and sanitizes throughout the shift. Prepares OTLE and/or close Qualifications Must be able to read menu items. Must be able to clearly communicate Guest needs to other Teammates. (W/W's, door person, bartender or Manager). Must be able to hear well amongst loud experience noise in order to answer telephone and respond to Guest request.

Hospitality & Tourism: housekeeper - Dallas, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Dallas, TX -- Description: Position details (Individuals in this role will work as needed; no set schedule; must be flexible to work weekends and holidays when required) This job is responsible for cleaning of assigned area to meet the established cleanliness and infection control standards. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Complete routine cleaning functions in assigned area following established schedules and using prescribed methods. Duties may include, but are not limited to, dusting, vacuuming, gathering and disposing of trash and waste materials, removing linens, cleaning and disinfecting bathrooms and/or patient rooms, cleaning and disinfecting fixtures, wet mopping, and other similar duties. Utilize bed tracking system to identify cleaning needs; respond to pager or overhead pages, and respond and assist on emergency spills. Complete special cleaning projects such as carpet cleaning/shampooing, carpet extraction, floor finish removal and application, wall washing, and other similar duties.

Hospitality & Tourism: Housekeeping - Plano, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Plano, TX -- Job DescriptionWe have ten housekeeping positions available for a hotel in Plano, TX hours will be 8 am - 4:30 pm. if you are a qualified and interested applicant please apply in person at AllPro Personnel 13500 Midway Rd Suite #200 Dallas, TX 75244. Company DescriptionApply in person at our Dallas location13500 Midway Rd Suite #200 Dallas, TX 75244(469) 677-XXXX (11/25/2017)

Hospitality & Tourism: Cashier - Wylie, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Wylie, TX -- Position details **Position Purpose:** Cashiers play a critical customer service role by providing customers with fast, friendly, accurate and safe service. They process Checkout and/or Return transactions, as well as monitor and maintain the Self-Checkout area. They proactively seek product/project knowledge to provide customers with info and identify selling opportunities. They follow all policies and procedures to ensure that shrink is minimized. A Head Cashier will position Cashiers and support them by expediting price checks, approving Point of Sale transactions and markdowns for mainline registers, Self-Checkout, Returns, Pro Desk, Special Services, and Tool Rental. They provide 1st level escalation for customer issues and assist in the supervision, coaching and training of other Front End Associates by participating in the training of new Cashiers and utilizing all available tools to coach and develop other Cashiers. The preferred qualification for a Head Cashier is 1+ years of Cashier background.

Hospitality & Tourism: Dishwasher - Mesquite, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Mesquite, TX -- Provide Guests and Teammates with clean and sanitized utensils, plateware, glassware and equipment. Ensure dishes and cookware are sanitized and available as needed. Maintain daily cleanliness and maintenance of dish machine. Clean and sanitize service area and kitchen throughout shift. Complete assigned prep work and beautification duties. Trouble-shoot dishwasher machine malfunctions. Keeps immediate supervisor promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance and takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggests alternative courses of action which may be taken. Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve the overall objectives of the position. Maintains a favorable working relationship with all other company Teammates to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate, which will be conducive to max Team player morale, productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.

Hospitality & Tourism: Housekeeping - Dallas, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Dallas, TX -- HSS Hospitality Staffing Solutions seeks experienced GUEST ROOM ATTENDANTS for the following areas in DFW: Market Center, Richardson, Plano, The Colony, Downtown, Irving, Arlington and Fort Worth. HSS is the only national company that provides services to hotels across the USA. HSS will place you in a full-service hotel where you will love to go to work each day! If you have cleaning background and you wish to work in a hotel and meet these job considerations, call HSS today! Job Considerations: -Clean rooms to provide excellent guest satisfaction in beautiful hotels -Greet guests with professionalism -Meet hotel expectations for guest service satisfaction scores -Complete special cleaning projects as required by hotel -Shifts are typically 8-5; must be able to work weekends -Many hotels provide breakfast and lunch -HSS or hotel provides uniforms at no cost to the employee -Cleaning background -Lift up to 40 lbs and stand and walk all day -Comply with background investigation and drug screen at time of

Hospitality & Tourism: Cashier - Dallas, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Dallas, TX -- Job DescriptionThe cashiers most important responsibility is to provide a positive background to guests, by exercising a high-level of quality customer service. The cashier is responsible for doing cash and end of shift paper work. Successful candidates must be:• At least 18yrs of age• Be drug free of mind altering substances legal or illegal.• Be able to pass background investigation and pre-employment drug test• Be available to work at least twenty Hours per week.• Be able to read, write and communicate effectively in the English language.• Must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance. We do have restrictions on facial hair (Mustache only allowed), no visible tattoos and piercings.We are expecting dependable, punctual, and flexible employees; who are mature and reliable. With the desire to learn and provide good customer service, and teamwork.

Hospitality & Tourism: Bartender - Mesquite, Texas (LocalJobBoard)
Mesquite, TX -- Job DescriptionFull time and part-time positions are available. TABC certification and Texas Food Handlers are required for this position. Cleaning, taking orders, making drinks and helping keep a creative bar menu are a few things we are looking for. (11/28/2017)




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A summary of Dallas, Texas

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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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