Sunday, January 16, 2011

Hemisfair Park

Hemisfair Park, Dallas, Texas

Dallas Fair Park is a 277-acre (1.12 km2) recreational and educational complex located in Dallas, Texas. The complex is registered as a Dallas Landmark, National Historic Landmark and is home to nine museums, six performance facilities, a lagoon, and the largest Ferris wheel in North America. Many of the buildings on the complex were constructed for the Texas Centennial Exposition in 1936 which drew over six million visitors. Most of the buildings built for the exposition still survive and Fair Park is recognized as a significant example of Art Deco architecture.

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