The adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium begins at the top of the rainforest exhibit, where exotic birds, such as Cocks-of-the-rock and many species of toucans, can be seen. Lounging around are Two-toed and Three-toed sloths. Endangered animals, such as Orinoco crocodiles, Giant river otters, Antillean manatees and several species of monkeys are part of the many conservation projects. The aquarium portion displays interesting marine life, including Japanese crabs, jellyfish, Leafy, Weedy and Ribbon seadragons. Black-footed and Blue penguins can be seen swimming as guests enjoy the outdoor South Africa exhibit. Sharks, rays and sawfish are only a few of the fish living in the Mundo Maya cenote. Safe from Neotropical eagles, are euphonias, tanagers and hummingbirds. Reptiles and amphibians, both of significance to the Maya culture, can be seen throughout the exhibit.
The new, world-class, adrenaline-rushing, mind-blowing, cooler-than-cool Perot Museum of Nature and Science is now open... right here in Dallas.
Our roots date back to 1936, with the opening of the Dallas Museum of Natural History in historic Fair Park, which would later merge with the Science Place and the Dallas Children’s Museum in 2006 to create the Museum of Nature & Science. The Museum of Nature & Science in Fair Park which houses our historical wildlife dioramas and active paleontology lab will remain a part of the Perot Museum, giving visitors the chance to see not only our new Museum in Victory Park but also our historic Museum in Fair Park.
The American Airlines Center is a multi-purpose arena, located in the Victory Park neighborhood, near downtown Dallas, Texas.The venue 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.History and constructionBy 1998, the Dallas Mavericks, then owned by H. Ross Perot, Jr., and the Dallas Stars were indicating their desire for a new facility to replace the dated Reunion Arena. Dallas taxpayers approved a new hotel tax and rental car tax to pay for a new facility to cover a portion of the funding, with the two benefiting teams, the Mavericks and the Stars, picking up the remaining costs, including cost overruns. The new arena was to be built just north of Woodall Rodgers Freeway near Interstate 35E on the site of an old power plant.On March 18, 1999, American Airlines announced that it would be acquiring the naming rights for the arena for US$195 million. American Airlines is headquartered in Fort Worth and is based at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
Located in the heart of downtown Dallas and minutes from the West End entertainment district, our luxury hotel ensures your needs are met no matter what the occasion. Our AAA Four Diamond hotel offers sophisticated city-view rooms, impeccable meeting and event planning services, and fine dining at the top of the world-famous Reunion Tower.
Ideally situated in the heart of downtown, the Crowne Plaza® Hotel Dallas - Downtown provides travelers a home base with a short walk to the Dallas Convention Center and just six miles from Love Field Airport. Contemporary decor, elegant furnishings and signature Crowne Plaza® amenities provide a haven for business and leisure guests alike.
Corporate and professional travelers enjoy easy access to the West End, Bank of America Plaza, Uptown McKinney Avenue, Renaissance Tower and Earl Cabell Federal Building. 30,000 sq. ft. of meeting space for up to 600, and perks such as a Crowne Meetings Director, a two-hour RFP response and a Daily Meeting Debrief. Our facility is certainly "The Place to Meet" among hotels in downtown Dallas, Texas and a great place to host a wedding, banquet or reception.
Leisure guests also appreciate our hotel's convenient downtown locale. Dallas attractions, such as the West End district, American Airlines Center and the House of Blues, are less than a mile away, so you can easily walk to some of the major Dallas destinations.
The Crowne Plaza® hotel Dallas - Downtown meets the needs of our guests with quality amenities, including 24-hour Fitness and Business Centers, an outdoor pool and our THRIVE Restaurant & Nightclub. Take advantage of the complimentary shuttle and sleep well with Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage® amenities.
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In 1977, the Colonel's granddaughter, Helen Belo Morrison, agreed to sell the property to the Dallas Bar Association. She had been born in the house in 1902 and felt the Bar's plan to restore the home as the Dallas Legal Education Center was in accordance with family principles and feelings. The Dallas Bar Association connected the historic home and the chapel with an expansive, glass-roofed atrium.
In 2003, The Dallas Bar Association victoriously concluded its capital campaign which resulted in the addition of the exquisite Pavilion. Once again, the past was linked to the present and future through innovative design and distinctive architecture.
Located in the Harwood District in Uptown Dallas, Marie Gabrielle Restaurant and Gardens is a 1.5-acre garden oasis known for its vast event space and exquisite dining and catering options. Meticulously manicured gardens, ancient art, and stunning oak and river birch trees encompass the 8,265 square foot pond that is found at its center. Its European-influenced design is the perfect fusion of nature and architecture, creating a perfect setting for ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, social events, private corporate functions, and private events.
The restaurant is open Monday through Friday for breakfast (7 AM- 9:30 AM) and lunch (11 PM- 2 PM) . It is closed in the evenings and weekends for private events. Its floor-to-ceiling windows provide perfect garden views, as well as the opportunity to lunch or dine al fresco. Marie Gabrielle Restaurant and Gardens’ quality staff, generous portions, pocket parks, and inviting atmosphere make for an exuberant spot to spend your day.
Other restaurants within walking distance of Marie Gabrielle, include Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar, and Mercat Bistro. For more information about the Harwood District and its various venues of entertainment, office leasing, residential living, and dining, please follow them on social media.
Located high atop this building, the tallest downtown, The City Club offers the most spectacular view of the city, as well as countless, highly recognized entertainment venues and historical landmarks. Inside, well-appointed quarters and beautiful décor provide the perfect setting for private parties, seated dinners, or unforgettable receptions. The entire club can accommodate up to 500 guests for receptions, or 300 for seated dinners. The City Club invites you and your guests to experience the breathtaking panoramic views as well as be pampered by our first class staff and cuisine.
We create a professional and unique event experience...
Your event is the only one that matters. Whether it's a simple luncheon or a grand gala. West End Event Center works well for parties, award shows, receptions, proms, fraternity and sorority engagements, and plenty more.
Wolfgang Puck consistently redefines event catering. His famous cuisine is presented with flawless service allowing you and your guests to enjoy a restaurant-quality experience. Every menu features seasonal and sustainable ingredients, carefully crafted around your needs and taste for a truly unforgettable experience.
Dallas offers world-class shopping, art, sports and entertainment. Plan your Dallas event at the newly renovated historic Union Station, atop Reunion Tower, at restaurant Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck, downtown at Nasher Sculpture Center, at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, center stage at the Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie or the versatile AT&T Performing Arts Center.
Lucky you. You've just stumbled upon the rowdiest corner in the big D. Located just outside of The West End district by the blinding brilliance of Victory Park and the American Airlines Center.
The music's great and the food's edible, so whether you're a dysfunctional family, unruly fan, or unsuspecting grandmother, there's nowhere else that'll treat you the way we do. Consider yourself warned!
Ascend to high-rise living in the heart of Victory Park, Dallas. Residents are just a short walk to all that Victory Park has to offer including the American Airlines Center, dining, shopping and entertainment. Choose from our studio, one, two or three bedroom rentals-all with breath taking views. Lounge poolside at the rooftop amenity deck, entertain in the spacious clubroom, or stay healthy in our state-of-the-art fitness center.
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