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Downtown Dallas

Downtown Dallas  is a bustling business district well known for its urban dwellers, shopping, nightlife and arts district. Known for Reunion Tower, a ball-shaped observation deck with sweeping views and other landmarks including the original Neiman Marcus department store, selling upscale products since 1914. Eateries include Tex-Mex places and casual lunch spots, plus pubs that get lively at happy hour. The program at the Spanish baroque-style Majestic Theater includes Broadway revivals and concerts.

 

Highlights

Downtown Dallas achieved notoriety on November 22, 1963, with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.the Both President Kennedy and Texas Governor John Connally (who survived) were shot as their motorcade passed through Dealey Plaza in what is now the  West End Historic Districtn. Part of the former Texas School Book Depository is now the Sixth Floor Museum with exhibits about Kennedy and the assassination. Nearby is the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial. 

With the construction of the  Dallas Center for the Performing Arts in the Art District of Downtown, Dallas will be the only city in the world that has four buildings within one contiguous block designed by four separate and distinguished Pritzker Architecture Prize winners.

 

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Learning

Downtown Dallas is served by the Dallas Independent School District.

Three schools:  Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Jr Early College High School at El Centro College and the Pegasus School of Liberal Arts and Sciences are located in downtown. 

The neighborhood schools for Downtown are outside of the loop. Almost all of Downtown (inside the loop) is zoned to Ben Milam Elementary School, with a small section zoned to Ignacio Zaragoza Elementary School. 

Shopping

One of the best things to do in downtown Dallas is shop! From Wild Bill’s Western Store to Kokopelli Candy to the bi-monthly SideWalk Sale, shopping in the West End is an experience you do not want to miss. There are wonderful small shops located in The West End District. In addition the original Neiman Marcus located downtown is world renowned for its high end merchandise and excellent service,

Eating

Downtown Dallas has numerous restaurants within walking distance of all the major high-rise condo buildings. There are excellent restaurants and coffee shops in the various hotels. If you like to enjoy a leisurely brunch or cocktails with live music you can be sure of finding the most elegant spots with exceptional food and drink. Leela’s Wine Bar, Y O Ranch Steakhouse, Adelmos’s, The Woolworth, Meso Maya Comida Y Copas, The Henry, Kenny’s Wood Fired Grill, Texas Spice and Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck just to name a few.

Playing

If you’re looking for something to do in Downtown Dallas, you’re in the right place! In addition to the Sixth Floor Museum ans Dealy Plaza don’t miss the Dallas Aquarium, Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center, Crow Museum of Asian Art, The Dallas Holocaust Museum and the Dallas Zoo. There are theaters, concerts and everything you would expect living downtown in a major city.

Commuting

  • 10 miles / 14 minutes from DFW Airport
  • 17 miles / 19 minutes from Las Colinas Business Center
  • 28 miles / 28 minutes from Legacy Business Center
  • 22 miles / 23 minutes from North Dallas Business Center
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