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.
It’s Margarita Meltdown Time, Dallas!Tequila, triple sec, ice, lime juice, and Kosher Salt – the 5 basic ingredients of one of the world’s absolute favorite cocktails. No city, however, knows how to enjoy or celebrate the margarita quite like Dallas; and the annual Dallas Margarita Meltdown is proof of that. On Sunday May 29th, the Dallas West End will […] Read More
5 Best Places to Grab a Beer in the Dallas West End“He was a wise man who invented beer.” – Plato Every year on April 7th, America celebrates one of the greatest alcoholic beverages known to man – beer. Beer is the most widely consumed alcoholic beverage in the world and the third most popular drink overall, following tea and water. Here in the United States, […] 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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