In July 1872, the Houston & Texas Central Railroad arrived in downtown, attracting manufacturing companies whose warehouses defined the architecture of the West End; that architecture is still intact for locals and tourists to enjoy today.
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Whether you’re a local looking for fun things to do in Downtown Dallas or a visitor wanting to experience the best of the Big D, the West End Historic District is the ultimate destination. Located in the northwest corridor of Downtown Dallas Texas, our 67.5 acres district is full of restaurants, shops, museums, and entertainment. Our streets combine historic charm with modern elements and an authentic atmosphere to provide you with an experience unlike any other. From world-famous attractions like the Dallas World Aquarium and the John F. Kennedy Memorial to gourmet wild game dinners and horse drawn carriage tours, no one does Dallas like we do.
Join Us for the August West End Wine WalkDowntown Dallas, it is officially time for wine! If you missed last month’s West End Wine Walk, don’t worry because we’re bringing it back! On Thursday, August 25, the August Wine Walk will begin at 5:30 pm and last until 8 pm. During the event, you will be able to hit the streets of the historic West […] Read More
Expansions and Extensions: Big Announcements from Two Dallas West End Companies This WeekThe Dallas West End just got a whole lot bigger! Earlier this week, two big businesses – one that got their start in the West End the other a thriving business – announced expansions that will bring more space and offices to our thriving downtown Dallas neighborhood. Dallas Entrepreneurship Center Dallas Entrepreneurship Center, which actually originated in […] Read More
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DALLAS ON THE HOME FRONT at Old Red Museum October 15, 2015 – June 2016 In celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the end of World War II, this exhibit will examine the everyday lives of women and men on the home front. Artifacts, stories, photographs and letters will illuminate the process of converting a domestic economy […]
The brand new apartments in Dallas West End, 555 Ross Avenue Apartments, open March 1, 2016. Location: 1777 N Record St, Dallas, TX 75202 To schedule a tour, call 214-360-7349 or visit the 555 Ross Avenue Apartments Listing.
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