After oil, Dallas has experienced a real renaissance with other industries such as high technology, it has established itself as one of the most vibrant metropolises in the country.
Dallas is the third largest city in Texas after Houston and San Antonio, but Dallas is often shared with Fort Worth, a city 50km away.
The 2 cities form an urban area called Metroplex which is very dynamic and pleasant, there are even more green spaces as well as lakes and waterways.
Dallas has become a business centre and a flourishing market; the nickname of its neighbourhood, which is currently in full expansion, is Big D.
Dallas has more shopping centres per capita than any other city in the United States and is home to the oldest shopping centre in America, Highland Park Village.
The Dallas Farmers Market, open daily in the city centre, is one of the largest outdoor markets in the country.
Six professional sports teams are moving to the Dallas region: the Dallas Cowboys (NFL), Dallas Mavericks (NBA), Dallas Stars (NHL), Dallas Desperados (AFL), FC Dallas (MLS) and Texas Rangers (MLB).
Fort Worth, once a livestock gathering centre, has become one of the country’s artistic capitals. It has a cultural district with 3 museums that are exceptional both in their collections and in their architecture.