Monuments and Landmarks in Dallas (Texas)

Dallas City Hall
  • Dallas City Hall

    Dallas City Hall is the seat of Dallas municipal government, located at 1500 Marilla in the Government District of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). The current building, the city's fifth city hall, was completed in 1978 and replaced the Dallas Municipal Building.
Reunion Arena
  • Reunion Arena

    Reunion Arena was an indoor arena located in the Reunion district of downtown Dallas, Texas. The arena served as the primary home of the National Basketball Association's Dallas Mavericks and the National Hockey League's Dallas Stars. Its capacity held accommodations for 18,187 basketball and 17,001 for ice hockey spectators. Reunion Arena was demolished in November 2009 and the site was cleared by the end of the year.
American Airlines Center
  • American Airlines Center

    The American Airlines Center (AAC) is a multi-purpose arena, located in the Victory Park neighborhood of Dallas, Texas. The arena serves as the home to the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association, and the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League. The arena is also used for concerts and other live entertainment. It opened in 2001 at a cost of $420 million.
Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge
  • Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge

    The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge is a bridge in Dallas, Texas, that spans the Trinity River. The bridge is named for Margaret Hunt Hill, an heiress and philanthropist. The bridge was constructed as part of the Trinity River Project. Designed by Santiago Calatrava, it is one of three such bridges planned to be built over the Trinity; the second, the Margaret McDermott Bridge, is completed. The span parallels the Ronald Kirk Avenue Bridge, a walking bridge that was previously the ...
Big Tex
  • Big Tex

    Big Tex is a 55-foot (16 m) tall statue and marketing icon of the annual State Fair of Texas held at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. The figure has become a cultural icon of Dallas and Texas. Since 1952 Big Tex has served as a cultural ambassador to visitors, and the statue's prime location in the fairgrounds serves as a traditional meeting point. On October 19, 2012, the last weekend of the 2012 State Fair of Texas, Big Tex was destroyed ...
Cotton Bowl (stadium)
  • Cotton Bowl (stadium)

    Cotton Bowl Stadium is an outdoor stadium in the south central United States, opening in 1930 at the site of the State Fair of Texas in Dallas. Concerts or other events using a stage allow the playing field to be used for additional spectators. The Cotton Bowl was the longtime home of the annual college football post-season bowl game known as the Cotton Bowl Classic, for which the stadium is named. Starting on New Year's Day 1937, it hosted the first ...
White Rock Lake
  • White Rock Lake

    White Rock Lake is a reservoir located in north-east Dallas, Texas (United States). The lake was formed by damming White Rock Creek, which today widens into the lake before continuing south out of the spillway and emptying into the Trinity River. The lake covers 1,254 acres (5.1 km²) in the east Dallas community.
Dallas Zoo
  • Dallas Zoo

    Dallas Zoo is a 106-acre (43 ha) zoo located 3 miles (5 km) south of downtown Dallas, Texas, in Marsalis Park. Established in 1888, it is the oldest and largest zoological park in Texas and is managed by the non-profit Dallas Zoological Society. It is home to over 2,000 animals representing 406 species. It is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA). Since 2009, ...
Reunion Tower
  • Reunion Tower

    300 Reunion Blvd E 75207 Dallas TX United States
    Reunion Tower is the iconic centerpiece of the ever-changing Dallas skyline. Futuristic and always reaching upward, it symbolizes the city it stands above. Expand your horizons from 470 feet up you’ll experience breathtaking 360-degree panoramic views, high-definition zoom cameras, interactive touch screens, telescopes, a free digital photo and an indoor/outdoor observation deck that lets you see for miles in any direction. Day or night, make the iconic Reunion Tower a must-see in Dallas. Standing at 560 feet tall, the LED ...
Trinity Groves
  • Trinity Groves

    3011 Gulden Ln 75212 Dallas TX United States
    Our vision is to bring together the local community and businesses in West Dallas by providing a unique one of a kind experience that will make Trinity Groves a primary entertainment destination in Dallas.
Cedars, Dallas
  • Cedars, Dallas

    The Cedars is a district in south Dallas Texas (USA). It is adjacent to and south of downtown and Interstate 30, east of Austin Street, north of Corinth Street, and west of the 75 & 345 Overpasses just East of South Good Latimer Expy.
Thanks-Giving Square
  • Thanks-Giving Square

    Thanks-Giving Square is a private park and public facility anchoring the Thanksgiving Commercial Center district of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). Dedicated in 1976, the complex consists of three components: a landscaped garden and non-denominational chapel building, a major section of the underground pedestrian network, and the Bullington Truck Terminal. It was the first public-private partnership of its kind in Dallas.
Nasher Sculpture Center
  • Nasher Sculpture Center

    Opened in 2003, the Nasher Sculpture Center is a museum in Dallas, Texas, that houses the Patsy and Raymond Nasher collection of modern and contemporary sculpture. It is located on a 2.4-acre (9,700 m2) site adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art in the Dallas Arts District.
Praetorian Building
  • Praetorian Building

    The Praetorian Building, also known as Stone Place Tower, was a 15-story, 58 m (190 ft) high-rise constructed in 1909 at Main Street and Stone Street in the Main Street District of downtown Dallas, Texas. It was regarded the first skyscraper in Texas and the first skyscraper in the Southwestern United States. Some consider it the first skyscraper in the entire Western United States, depending on the definition of "the West", as this title could also go to the 1885 ...
Dal-Tex Building
  • Dal-Tex Building

    The Dal-Tex Building is a seven story office building located at 501 Elm Street in the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas, Texas. The building is located on the northeast corner of Elm and North Houston Streets, across the street from the Texas School Book Depository in Dealey Plaza, the scene of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The Dal-Tex Building, sometimes called the Dallas-Textiles Building, the Dal-Tex Market Building, or the Dal-Tex Mart ...
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
  • Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

    The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (originally the Dallas Memorial Auditorium and formerly Dallas Convention Center) is a convention center in the Convention Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas. The original Dallas Memorial Auditorium was designed by George Dahl in 1957. It holds approximately 10,000 seats. Dahl was responsible for the renowned Art Deco buildings at the Dallas Fair Park, as well as many other Texas landmarks. The Convention Center additions were designed by Larry Oltmanns, who was a Design ...
Dallas Downtown Historic District
  • Dallas Downtown Historic District

    75202 Dallas TX United States
    The Dallas Downtown Historic District is a 55.5acre area in downtown Dallas, Texas, United States that was designated a historic district in 2006 to preserve the diverse architectural history of the area. It was expanded by over 35acre in 2009.
Dealey Plaza
Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium

    Gerald J. Ford Stadium is a stadium in University Park, Texas with a Dallas mailing address. The stadium is used primarily for football, and it is home to the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Mustangs and is frequently used for local high school football games.
Elm Place
  • Elm Place

    Elm Place, formerly First National Bank Tower, is a 52-story, 191 m (627 ft) skyscraper in the Main Street district of downtown Dallas, Texas, adjacent to the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Akard Station. It is the tenth tallest building in the city. In January 2010 the building was closed due to low occupancy rates. It is currently undergoing the most costly building conversion in Dallas' history. When completed in 2018, the building will contain a luxury hotel from the ...
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial

    The John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial is a monument to U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy in the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA) erected in 1970, and designed by noted architect Philip Johnson.
AT&T Performing Arts Center
  • AT&T Performing Arts Center

    The AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas, Texas, preliminarily referred to as the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts, is a $354-million multi-venue center in the Dallas Arts District for performances of opera, musical theater, classic and experimental theater, ballet and other forms of dance. It opened with a dedication by city leaders on October 12, 2009. Three major architectural firms Foster and Partners (based in London), Office for Metropolitan Architecture (based in Rotterdam and New York City), and REX (based ...
Neiman Marcus Building
  • Neiman Marcus Building

    The Neiman Marcus Building is a historic commercial structure located in the Main Street District in downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). The structure, a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, is the corporate headquarters and flagship store of Neiman Marcus. It is the last of the original department stores still serving downtown Dallas.
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
  • Sheraton Dallas Hotel

    The Sheraton Dallas Hotel, formerly the Adam's Mark Hotel and originally the Southland Center, is a complex of International Style skyscrapers located in the City Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas. The hotel is the tallest and largest hotel in Dallas and Texas with 1,840 guest rooms and 260,000 sq ft (24,000 m2) of meeting space. It has been host to pop culture conventions such as Project A-Kon and TwiCon.
Hilton Anatole
  • Hilton Anatole

    The Hilton Anatole is a Dallas hotel at 2201 Stemmons Freeway in the Market Center district just north of downtown Dallas, Texas. Featuring 1,606 guest rooms, it is one of the largest hotels in the South and is a major convention and meeting facility. Over 1,000 art objects, including a casting of Riding Into the Sunset and two sections of the Berlin Wall, are located throughout the resort setting. The hotel previously featured the five-star Nana Restaurant, but it closed ...
Moody Coliseum
  • Moody Coliseum

    Moody Coliseum is an 7,000-seat multi-purpose arena in University Park, Texas (an inner suburb of Dallas). The arena opened in 1956. It is home to the Southern Methodist University Mustangs basketball teams and volleyball team. It was also home to the Dallas Chaparrals and Texas Chaparrals of the American Basketball Association before they moved to San Antonio, Texas, as the San Antonio Spurs. It was also later a temporary home for the San Antonio Spurs. Moody Coliseum has been the home ...
Bishop Arts District, Dallas
  • Bishop Arts District, Dallas

    The Bishop Arts District is a small shopping and entertainment district in north Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas (USA), near the intersection of Bishop Street and Davis Street. Bishop Arts is immediately southwest of Downtown Dallas.
Infomart
  • Infomart

    The Infomart is one of the largest buildings in Dallas, Texas (USA). It is the world’s first and only information processing marketing center. It is located at 1950 N. Stemmons Freeway in the Market Center neighborhood between Oak Lawn and Interstate 35E near downtown. It is served by DART's Market Center Station.
Omni Dallas Hotel
  • Omni Dallas Hotel

    The Omni Dallas Hotel is a 23-story, 1001-room hotel at the Convention Center District in Dallas, Texas. Groundbreaking occurred on September 15, 2009. The building was topped out on October 21, 2010. The $500 million hotel is owned by the City of Dallas, managed by Omni Hotels & Resorts and is attached directly to the Dallas Convention Center. The hotel formally opened on November 11, 2011. One of the most striking features is the LED lighting on the exterior. It’s covered ...
Granada Theater (Dallas)
Starplex Pavilion
  • Starplex Pavilion

    Starplex Pavilion (originally Coca-Cola Starplex Amphitheatre) is an outdoor amphitheatre located in Fair Park, Dallas, Texas. The venue opened in 1988 as the Coca-Cola Starplex Amphitheatre, with 7,500 seats, under a pavilion and 12,500 general admission lawn seats. After Coca-Cola's naming rights expired in 1998, the venue was known simply as Starplex Amphitheatre. In 2000, naming rights were sold to the Smirnoff vodka company, as a result of a corporate sponsorship agreement with The House of Blues. The center was ...
Pioneer Plaza
  • Pioneer Plaza

    Pioneer Plaza is a large public park located in the Convention Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). It contains a large sculpture and is a heavily visited tourist site. Adjacent to the plaza is the Pioneer Park Cemetery which features the Confederate War Memorial. Together, it is the largest public open space in the Dallas central business district.
One Dallas Center
  • One Dallas Center

    One Dallas Center (formerly Patriot Tower) is a modernist skyscraper located in the City Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas, completed in 1979. The building has 30 floors and rises 448 feet (137 meters). One Dallas Center is currently tied with the Sheraton Dallas Hotel North Tower as the 25th-tallest building in the city. The building was originally planned as part of a three-building complex designed by I.M. Pei & Partners, but only one tower was constructed. One Dallas Center is ...
Margaret McDermott Bridge
  • Margaret McDermott Bridge

    The Margaret McDermott Bridge is a steel suspended arch bridge over the Trinity River in Dallas, Texas. It is intended to replace the existing late-1950s/early-1960s bridge, which has reached its end of life. It will carry Interstate 30 (I-30). It was partially designed by Santiago Calatrava, and is part of the Trinity River Project. It was named for Margaret McDermott, an area philanthropist.
Confederate War Memorial (Dallas)
  • Confederate War Memorial (Dallas)

    The Confederate War Memorial in Dallas, Texas, is a monument that pays tribute to the soldiers and generals from Texas during the American Civil War. It was dedicated in 1896. The monument is located in Pioneer Park Cemetery in the Convention Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA), next to the Dallas Convention Center and Pioneer Plaza.
One Main Place (Dallas)
  • One Main Place (Dallas)

    One Main Place is a mixed-use skyscraper hotel and office building at 1201 Main Street in Dallas, Texas. The building rises 445 feet (136 meters). It contains 33 above-ground floors, and was completed in 1968. One Main Place currently stands as the 27th-tallest building in the city. The architectural firm who designed the building was Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, who also designed the Willis Tower and John Hancock Center in Chicago and the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Gordon Bunshaft was ...
Plaza of the Americas (Dallas)
  • Plaza of the Americas (Dallas)

    Plaza of the Americas is a major commercial complex in the City Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). It is adjacent to DART's Pearl Station and connected to the Dallas Pedestrian Network. The complex features several amenities connected by an enclosed 120,000 sq ft (11,000 m2). skylighted atrium which rises 13 stories above the lowest level: Plaza of the Americas I-South Tower (25-story office tower) Plaza of the Americas II-North Tower (25-story office tower) Univision Center (26-story office tower) 416-room Dallas Marriott City ...
211 North Ervay
  • 211 North Ervay

    211 North Ervay is a high rise located at 211 North Ervay Street in the City Center District of Dallas, Texas, United States. The building rises 250 feet (132 meters) and contains 20 floors of office space. The colorful building of modernist design is situated on a prominent city corner and adjacent to Thanks-Giving Square.
Dallas Contemporary
Texas Star
  • Texas Star

    Texas Star is a Ferris wheel at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas, where it operates during the annual State Fair of Texas and is the most popular ride. It has an overall height of 212 feet (64.6 m) and was the tallest Ferris wheel in North America from 1985 until the opening of the 250-foot (76 m) Star of Puebla, Mexico, on 22 July 2013. It can carry up to 264 passengers in its 44 gondolas. The view is one of the ...
Corrigan Tower
  • Corrigan Tower

    Corrigan Tower, also known as 1900 Pacific, is a high rise located at 1900 Pacific Avenue in the City Center District of Dallas, Texas. The building contains 20 floors of office space and is of modernist design. It is situated on the high-traffic corner of St. Paul Street, Live Oak Street and Pacific Avenue, across from Aston Park and the future Pacific Plaza Park. It lies within the Harwood Historic District, but is not a contributing structure.
  • Energy Future Holdings

    Energy Future Holdings Corporation is an electric utility company headquartered in Energy Plaza in Downtown Dallas, Texas, United States. The majority of the company's power generation is through coal and nuclear power plants. From 1998 to 2007, the company was known as TXU Corporation until its $45 billion leveraged buyout by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Texas Pacific Group and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners. That purchase was the largest leveraged buyout in history. As of February 2013, the company has been described as ...
Central Christian Church (Dallas, Texas)
  • Central Christian Church (Dallas, Texas)

    Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Dallas, Texas is the longest continuously operating Protestant congregation in Dallas. The church, located at 4711 Westside Drive, marked its 150th anniversary in 2013. The church is a member congregation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a mainline Protestant Christian denomination in North America. It is often referred to as The Christian Church, The Disciples of Christ, or more simply as The Disciples. Located just west of the Dallas North Tollway, Central is 5 ...
  • Southwest Airlines

    Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is a major U.S. airline headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and the world's largest low-cost carrier. The airline was established in 1967 by Herb Kelleher as Air Southwest and then adopted its current name, Southwest Airlines, in 1971 when it began operating as an intrastate airline wholly within the state of Texas. The airline has more than 55,000 employees as of July 2017 and operates more than 4,000 departures a day during peak travel season. As of ...
2100 Ross Avenue
  • 2100 Ross Avenue

    2100 Ross Avenue (formerly San Jacinto Tower) is a 33-story postmodern skyscraper located at 2100 Ross Avenue/2121 San Jacinto Street in the City Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas, in the United States. The structure stands at a height of 456 feet (139 m) and contains 844,000 square feet (78,000 m²) of office space. The top floor of San Jacinto Tower was the fictional location of the Oil Barons Club - an exclusive restaurant and lounge on the TV series Dallas. ...