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Dallas Arts District, Dallas

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The Arts District is a performing and visual arts district in Downtown Dallas, Texas.It is south of State Thomas, southeast of Uptown, north of the City Center District, west of Bryan Place and east of the West End Historic District. It is bounded by St. Paul Street, Ross Avenue, Spur 366 (Woodall Rodgers Freeway), and the US 75/I-45 (unsigned I-345) elevated freeway (Central Expressway). (Previously the district extended east only to Routh Street, but a 9 March 2005 Dallas City Council approval extended it east to I-345.) The Arts District is the founder and member of the Global Cultural Districts Network.The district is 68 acres (0.28 km²) large and is home to some of Dallas’ most significant cultural landmarks including facilities for visual, performing, and developing arts.Arts District VenuesThe Arts District is home to 13 facilities and organizations including The Annette Strauss Artist Square, the Belo Mansion/Dallas Bar Association, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Theater Center, Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Nasher Sculpture Center, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Fellowship Church, Trammell Crow Center, and the Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art.
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  • Taking the public walking tour was a great way to enjoy the Arts District! I thought it would be boring but our guide really brought those buildings to life! He was a professor of architecture at the ...  read more »
  • There is something for everyone here in this world class arts district - Broadway shows, opera, ballet, special guest artists, world class musicians and artwork, and Klyde Warren Park just around the ...  read more »
  • Dallas has an Arts District – something that is hard to explain. But virtually all the streets and lanes in downtown Dallas have a special touch of art, is a statue, a mural, a mosaic, a painting ... all in the public space, or visible from the sidewalk. Without it (and the fantastic architecture of downtown), Dallas would be more "Dullas":-)
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