Serving Dallas since 1857, this Episcopal Cathedral Church is the seat of the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas. The church, along with being an important place for worship, is also a recognized historic landmark by the Texas Historical Commission. Interesting architectural and artistic features of the church include the 19th-century stained glass windows, most notably the Nativity scene, and the collection of Victorian-era paintings.
Martin Lawrence Galleries are some of the most respected art galleries in the US. Not restricted to displaying the works of maestros, the Gallery gives upcoming artists an exhibition space for their art. Also, the Gallery is one of the few places which exhibits as well as conducts art auctions. Besides that, it also periodically organizes special theme exhibitions as well as public interactions with noted artists.
2517 Fairmount Street Dallas, TX 75201 +1 214 754 0055
The monthly art exhibits at the Fairmont Gallery feature works of over 20 artists. Situated in between Fairmont and Fairdale Street at the MacArthur Boulevard, the gallery, whilst largely housing art painted neatly on canvases, also stacks a modest collection of still life photography. Home to budding talents and established professionals alike, the gallery has raised many a Texan eye-brows over the years with various works being pocketed by art enthusiasts.
1019 Dragon Street Dallas, TX 75207 +1 214 969 9410
The Gerald Peters Gallery at Dallas is one of the three premium locations of this renowned gallery in America. Located near the Payne Street intersection at Dragon Street, the gallery has been a part of Texas for 21 years. Featuring historic photographs and sculptures, works of various artists are laid out over the spacious 11,000 square feet area. Home to over 30 artists, the variety that is on display here, is hard to miss. Apart from the regular working hours, the gallery can be visited by appointment on weekends.
3153 Oak Grove Avenue Dallas, TX 75204 +1 214 855 0006
Dallas's historic trolley system transports locals and visitors along its everyday route from downtown to uptown McKinney Avenue, all year round. Workers discovered the original trolley tracks under layers of asphalt and concrete in 1983, and today five authentic streetcars use those restored lines, preserving a piece of Dallas history. Rides are free (except charters). In the future, the city plans to extend the tracks to run farther south into the West End Historic District. Current stops include the Dallas Museum of Art and Hard Rock Cafe. The trolleys can be chartered for private events, including birthday parties and wedding receptions.
Addison has worked hard on its beautification plans lately and the evidence is clear to see. Addison Circle Park is in between the Addison airport and the loud Belt Line Rd but it's hard to notice in this subtle, yet beautiful area. This charming park has everything needed for a fun afternoon. Bring a Frisbee, ice chest, or a picnic. Let the kids or pets run through the fountains in the summertime. Athletes will the scenery while running or walking. Across the street are charming shops and dainty restaurants. If planning a family reunion or wedding reception the facilities can also be rented.
901 East 15th Street Plano, TX 75074 +1 972 941 2117
Commuting is a fact of life for tens of million of Americans. In suburban Dallas, there is the Interurban Electric Railway that commemorates some of the significant developments in urban transportation. Between 1908 and 1948 the Texas Electric Railway ran from Dallas to Denison, among many other routes throughout Texas. The primary stop between these locations was in Plano, which is now the site for the Interurban Railway Museum. Plano decided to renovate the station into a museum to recognize the importance of the station as a sign of technological progression. The electric railway car was an important advancement of the traditional steam engine. The museum features pictures, displays and artifacts from the Texas Electric Railway. You can even tour one of the train cars. A must visit for those interested in railway history.
100 South Houston Street Dallas, TX 75202 +1 214 745 1100
Located in the same building as the Old Red Courthouse, the Old Red Museum aims to educate visitors about the complex and wonderful background of the city of Dallas. This beautiful building was built in 1892 and has been restored to its original wonder. The museum has fascinating exhibits and artifacts, including interactive exhibits that are perfect for any age.
1907 North Lamar Street Lobby of the Marriott SpringHill Suites Dallas, TX 75202 +1 800 880 2336
Experience one of the most unique and fun guided sightseeing tours downtown Dallas has to offer. With several daily tours to choose from, discover the sights and history of Dallas in a whole new way, riding a Segway! Tours run seven days a week at 10a and 2p.
1300 Robert B Cullum Boulevard Dallas, TX 75210 +1 214 421 4969
Locate on the Robert B Cullman within Fair Park and serving as a multi-purpose events venue, is the Fair Park Food and Fiber Pavilion. Spread over 25,000 sq.ft, the venue plays host to business meetings, seminars, festivals, concerts, social events as well as private gatherings. The Texas State Fair, that takes place at the pavilion, draws Texans from all over in large numbers.
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The Old Red Courthouse is an outstanding feature of the
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This is a permanent exhibition of the tragic events leading
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