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Dispatcher/Service Writer - No Experience Necessary (Dealslister)
Arlington, TX -- Job overview The Dispatcher/Service writer is responsible for assigning vehicles and drivers to motorcoach charters and communicating the information of the charter accurately with all operations personnel. This person will also keep vehicle and maintenance records up-to-date and assist in ordering parts and fuel. The Dispatcher/Service Writer will also monitor hours-of-service and driver requirements in order to comply with DOT regulations as well as other appropriate duties. This person must be reliable, detailed oriented and available to be on call after hours. Company Description Dipert Travel & Transportation, Ltd. has been family owned and operated since 1972 and is a leader in the tour, travel and transportation business. We are member of the National Tour Association (NTA), the International Motorcoach Group, United Motorcoach Association as well as the Arlington, Dallas and Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureaus.

Sales Professional (Dealslister)
Arlington, TX -- tourism businesses in North America.

Director of Marketing & Business Development III (Dealslister)
Grand Prairie, TX -- PRIMARY PURPOSE: This position is responsible for communicating the Simon and Premium Outlets brand narrative at the local center level via sourcing and executing property level marketing and business development initiatives. Assignments include: revenue generation through the sale of property and media assets as well as the creation, development, and implementation of the overall strategic marketing direction of the shopping center. The Director of Marketing and Business Development will also be responsible for soliciting, selling, and managing the assets of the mall to consumers, advertisers, marketing companies, and the surrounding business communities. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant's responsibilities include, but not be limited to: Developing and executing an annual marketing plan which strategically utilizes all platform programs, supports the corporate marketing objectives and positively impacts the center's core financial objectives EBIDTA, SBV income, leasing, sales

Retail Rental Specialist (The Resumator)
Dallas, TX -- motorcycle tour business. Today, we are the world's largest motorcycle rental and tourism company

Server Job (The Job Spider)
Irving, TX -- Cheddar's is Now Hiring Servers!!! 700 W 635, Irving TX 75063 Our Teammates are instrumental in providing hand-crafted, quality food and exceptional service to our guests. We promise a real and honest dining background at Cheddar's, and we depend on our awesome teammates to deliver on that promise 100% of the time. But most important is a shared attitude and passion for taking care of our guests and each other. We value experiences with high quality homemade cooking, exceptional service delivery standards, and serving as a team player in a high volume, fast-paced environment. We offer the following benefits to our full time hourly teammates: 401K Vacation Employee Meals Employee Assistance Fund Advancement Opportunities

HRIS Analyst Job (The Job Spider)
Irving, TX -- Staffing Now is seeking a Workday HRIS Specialist for 1 of our valued clients. We are 1 of the fastest growing recruitment companies in the country specializing in matching professionals with the right contract or full time job opportunities in HR, Operations, Administrative, Customer Support, Transportation, and Supply Chain. The HRIS analyst will be responsible for providing end users and Workday HCM in system activites including day-to-day system improvements and testing. Responsibilities: Build and update training material Provide key user support, research and resolve HRIS problems and unexpected results or process flows. Train end-users on the system Contribute to system improvement and upgrades Requirements: Background working with Workday HCM Bachelor's degree Strong customer serivce and issue solving skills Highly organized and expertise to meet deadlines

Now Hiring for Servers! Job (The Job Spider)
Irving, TX -- Everyone should have a job this satisfying! At Yard House, we are passionate about our restaurant - and the people who join our team. We are excited to add Teammates who are motivated, enthusiastic, and have a distinct need for a job they can take pride in. Our company growth = growth opportunities for everyone on our team! 40% of our current Management staff have been promoted from Team player positions. We are currently looking for Servers! We offer a competitive hourly wage, flexible work schedules, fun & fast-paced environment, weekly compensation schedule, along with benefits which include access to dental and vision coverage, life insurance, short term disability insurance, critical illness and accident insurance, & m u ltiple discounts. Also available to Yardies 21 & over - 401(k) Plan with matching and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (both available after one year of employment). APPLY ON-LINE TODAY! ! To learn more about Yard House, visit us at www.yardhouse.com/careers .

Seasons 52 Hiring - Server, Steward Job (The Job Spider)
Plano, TX -- At Seasons 52, we are passionate about great service, excellent food and wine, and celebrating living well. We are looking for talented teammates who share our passion to operate a professional, guest-oriented business. In turn, we offer a great career with potential for increasing opportunities as we expand our national presence. If you share our commitment to excellence, we invite you to be a part of our award-winning restaurant group. Now Hiring in Restaurant Location: Server Steward As part of Darden Restaurants, the largest company in casual dining, Seasons 52 offers one of the best benefits packages in the industry. If you have the drive to succeed and share our passion for great food, wine and service, Seasons 52 is the place for you. Seasons 52 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Seasons 52 Hiring - Server in Plano, TX Job (The Job Spider)
Plano, TX -- At Seasons 52, we are passionate about great service, excellent food and wine, and celebrating living well. We are looking for talented teammates who share our passion to operate a professional, guest-oriented business. In turn, we offer a great career with potential for increasing opportunities as we expand our national presence. If you share our commitment to excellence, we invite you to be a part of our award-winning restaurant group. Now Hiring in Restaurant Location: Server As part of Darden Restaurants, the largest company in casual dining, Seasons 52 offers one of the best benefits packages in the industry. If you have the drive to succeed and share our passion for great food, wine and service, Seasons 52 is the place for you. Seasons 52 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Public Space Attendant - Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center (18002NZ2) Job (The Job Spider)
Grapevine, TX -- Here’s To Your Journey with Gaylord Gaylord Hotels is a multi-location hospitality brand guided by a single focus: extraordinary meetings and conventions. From guest rooms and meeting space, to entertainment and dining all in a self-contained environment, Gaylord Hotels makes meeting planning easy and provides attendees great networking opportunities. As a Gaylord Hotels STAR, you’ll bring your warm smile, genuine excitement and a “consider it done” spirit to work. In return, you’ll background the rewards of growing your career among a team of professionals with a passion for excellence. Ready for a change? Take the initiative. Enjoy the Rewards. The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center located at 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX, 76051 is currently hiring a Public Space Attendant. Public Space Attendant Assignments include: Clean public and employee restrooms and showers. Clean glass in public and employee areas.

Server Job (The Job Spider)
The Colony, TX -- CHEDDAR'S SERVERS - THE COLONY Provide genuine and friendly service that is responsive to all of your guests' needs resulting in an exceptional dining background. Each server's primary objective is to meet the needs of our guests - not only in their section but throughout the restaurant. Our Teammates are instrumental in providing hand-crafted, quality food and exceptional service to our guests. We promise a real and honest dining background at Cheddar's, and we depend on our awesome teammates to deliver on that promise 100% of the time. But most important is a shared attitude and passion for taking care of our guests and each other. We value experiences with high quality homemade cooking, exceptional service delivery standards, and serving as a team player in a high volume, fast-paced environment. We offer the following benefits to our full time hourly teammates: 401K Vacation Employee Meals Employee Assistance Fund Advancement Opportunities Essential job functions: Welcome and greet guests.

HRIS Analyst Job (The Job Spider)
Irving, TX -- Staffing Now has partnered with a local hospitality group that is seeking a Workday HRIS Analyst to support the HRIS department in Irving, Texas. This role will provide HRIS support for end users and Workday HCM by participating in operational system activities including day-to-day ongoing system improvements and testing. Great perks, including discount hotel rooms and a vibrant and hard-working company culture. Responsibilities: Provide efficient and timely Key User support, researching and resolving HRIS problems, unexpected results or process flows. Encourage Key Users to a correct usage of the systems. Build and update training material. Trains end-users on the system and provides end-user support. Contribute to system improvement and upgrades. Assist with new project activities and other duties as assigned.

Customer Benefit Specialist Job (The Job Spider)
Southlake, TX -- Staffing Now is seeking Customer Benefit Representative for an excellent opportunity with 1 of our clients in Southlake. Staffing Now specializes in matching administrative professionals with the right temporary or full time job opportunities and are 1 of the fastest growing administrative staffing agencies in the U.S. The Customer Benefit Representative serves as a direct connection for customer inquiries and services . This position necessitates good communication abilities as well as strong administrative clerical abilities. This applicant will work over night four days a week with three days off. Duties include: Taking in bound calls from benefit subscribers Verifying customer benefits Coordinating transportation for customers Qualifications include: Must be task oriented and dependable Multi-lingual Spanish is a plus Must have excellent customer service skills Geographical knowledge is also a big plus Company provides medical benefits, 401k, paid time off, and annual bonuses. Pay to start at $15.36/hr .

Chief-Steward - Sheraton Dallas Hotel (180018NE) Job (The Job Spider)
Dallas, TX -- Here’s To Your Journey with Sheraton At Sheraton, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and 1 another – and are driven to make things better. We love what we do, and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests stay with us, it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an background. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton. The Sheraton Dallas Hotel located at 400 N Olive St, Dallas, TX 75201 is currently hiring a Chief-Steward. Assignments include: Manages the daily kitchen utility operations and staff. Areas of assignments include dish room operations, night cleaning, back dock cleaning and maintenance, banquet plating and food running. Supervises kitchen employees not actively engaged in cooking (e.g., dishwashers, kitchen helpers, etc.).

Assistant Controller Job (The Job Spider)
Coppell, TX -- SNI Certes has partnered with an Irving client for an Interim Assistant Controller, starting ASAP and lasting approx 2 mnths. REQUIREMENTS - REQUIRED: - Min 8yrs' accounting background - Min 5 yrs' supervisory background - CPA - Bachelor's degree, Accounting, Finance or related - Superior written and verbal skills; expertise to communicate with all organizational levels - Proven expertise to critically evaluate key processes and internal controls as well as implementation of improvements - Strong technical skills - Ms excel, Ms word, Outlook & PowerPoint REQUIREMENTS - PREFERRED: - Public accounting background (assurance) RESPONSIBILITIES: - Store income statements and related balance sheet accounts - Leading cash, fixed assets and inventory teams - Supervision of ten employees - Technical accounting research and implementation of resulting changes to accounting policy - Develop effective internal reporting and dashboards including store data

Events Specialist - Courtyard Dallas Plano in Legacy Park (18000T9D) Job (The Job Spider)
Plano, TX -- Here’s To Your Journey with Courtyard With more than 330 managed locations in more than twenty countries Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected and balanced. Working at Courtyard, you’ll ensure guests have a smooth, productive stay that meets their personal and business needs. Find Your World™ at Courtyard by Marriott. The Courtyard Dallas Plano in Legacy Park located at 6840 N. Dallas Parkway, Plano, TX, 75024 is currently hiring a Events Specialist. Events Specialist Assignments include: Verify on-property event planning and execution, provide on-property sales support for MSB property General Managers, and complete administrative duties. Serve as primary point-of-contact for guests organizing and attending meeting events at property to verify their end-to-end background operates smoothly. Act as the primary point of contact for the Group Sales Office and Area Sales teams. Collect, develop, and submit content to update property web sites on Marriott.com.

Guest Environment Expert - Residence Inn Dallas Plano/Legacy (18000I33) Job (The Job Spider)
Plano, 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 Plano/Legacy located at 5001 Whitestone Lane, Plano, TX, 75024 is currently hiring a Guest Environment Expert. Guest Environment Expert Assignments include: Guest Environment Experts are skilled in a broad spectrum of housekeeping functions with responsibility for maintaining the impeccable appearance and cleanliness of the property. Our jobs aren’t just about giving guests a clean room and a freshly made bed.

Storeroom Clerk - W Dallas - Victory (18002H30) Job (The Job Spider)
Dallas, TX -- Here’s 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 what’s new and what’s 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 you’re 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 Storeroom Clerk.

General Manager-C - Residence Inn (18001MLU) Job (The Job Spider)
Dallas, 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 Market Center located at 6950 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75247 is currently hiring a General Manager-C. Assignments include: Functions as the primary strategic business leader of the property with responsibility for all aspects of the operation, including: managing general property performance, managing and sustaining sales and marketing strategy, managing profitability, managing revenue generation

Coordinator Events - The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas (18001G98) Job (The Job Spider)
Dallas, TX -- Coordinator Events At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the background stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of luxury experiences, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service the world over. We invite you to explore The Ritz-Carlton. The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, located at 2121 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75201 currently has the following opportunity: Coordinator Events (18001G98): Meet group coordinator/host(ess) prior to functions, make introductions, and ensure that all arrangements are agreeable. Read and analyze banquet event order in order to gather guest info, determine proper set up, timeline, specific guest needs, buffets, action stations, etc. Respond to and try to fulfill any special banquet event arrangements. Follow up on special banquet event arrangements to ensure compliance.

Guest Environment Expert - Residence Inn Dallas Plano/Legacy (18000UHS) Job (The Job Spider)
Plano, 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 Plano/Legacy located at 5001 Whitestone Lane, Plano, TX, 75024 is currently hiring a Guest Environment Expert. Guest Environment Expert Assignments include: Guest Environment Experts are skilled in a wide spectrum of housekeeping functions with responsibility for maintaining the impeccable appearance and cleanliness of the property. Our jobs aren’t just about giving guests a clean room and a freshly made bed.

Style (Lobby Attendant PM) - Renaissance Hotels (18000VRL) Job (The Job Spider)
Plano, TX -- You were always 1 of those curious kids who opened every cabinet, peeked behind every door, and never ceased to ask "why" when given an explanation. Today, you bring your personal style to every background. You live life to discover. You are passionate about your neighborhood, always looking to explore the places 1 wouldn’t find in a travel guide. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place. You’ve got authentic style, natural curiosity and a warm way with people. Renaissance is not just a place to spend the night, it’s a place to discover, a place in the world with style like yours. That’s why we’re not just looking for anyone. We’re looking for someone like you. Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel located at 6181 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX, and 75024 is currently hiring a Style (Lobby Attendant PM) . Style (Lobby Attendant PM) : Clean public and employee restrooms and showers. Clean glass in public and employee areas.

Busser Job (The Job Spider)
The Colony, TX -- Cheddar's is Hiring Bussers Our Teammates are instrumental in providing hand-crafted, quality food and exceptional service to our guests. We promise a real and honest dining background at Cheddar's, and we depend on our awesome teammates to deliver on that promise 100% of the time. But most important is a shared attitude and passion for taking care of our guests and each other. We value experiences with high quality homemade cooking, exceptional service delivery standards, and serving as a team player in a high volume, fast-paced environment. We offer the following benefits to our full time hourly teammates: 401K Vacation Employee Meals Employee Assistance Fund Advancement Opportunities

Laundry Attendant - Courtyard (17002L84) Job (The Job Spider)
Arlington, TX -- Here’s To Your Journey with Courtyard Courtyard is 1 of Marriott International’s 30 renowned hotel brands. As the world’s 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 Courtyard Dallas Arlington/Entertainment District located at 1500 Nolan Ryan Expressway, Arlington, TX, 76011 is currently hiring a Laundry Attendant. Laundry Attendant Assignments include: Operate and monitor washing, dry cleaning, and drying machinery, including adding chemicals and cleaning lint traps. Identify stained or damaged items and determine status for repair, spot treatment, rewash, or discard. Inspect cleanliness of articles removed from the washer, dryer, or dry cleaning machines and place in clean linen carts. Set dryers to designated times and temperatures based on fabrics contained in load. Remove lint and debris from dryer screens, dry cleaning filters, and drain trap after each load.




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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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