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.
Dallas West End Celebrates Another Year Of The State Fair of TexasThe State Fair of Texas is back! The event that Texans and those across the United States wait for every year is one of the best celebrations of Texas pride that attracts people from all over the country. Much of what makes the State Fair memorable year round is iconic Big Tex, the outrageous and […] Read More
Downtown Dallas College Ranked In Top Culinary Schools ListA recent report from The Bureau of Labor Statistics has listed El Centro College’s Food and Hospitality Institute as #39 in the nation! El Centro College is the ideal location for chefs and other culinary professionals in the metroplex; and with several restaurants catered and nearby to the urban downtown Dallas crowd, it provides and […] 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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