The Fair Park Texas Centennial Buildings is composed of different buildings with a 1930 Art Deco architectural design. So far, it is the only World Fair location that has not been altered yet.
The buildings were constructed in 1936 to commemmorate and celebrate the 100 years of Independence of Texas. It was a time when expositions and fairs were popular. These buildings make Fair Park one of the biggest groupings of buildings for exposition.
The Fair Park building were built to last. Some of them are very much visible, like the Texas Hall of State, Dallas Aquarium, Dallas Museum of Natural History, Texas Discovery Gardens, and the DAR Museum.
Some of the buildings, however, have closed down or undergone renovation. The Texas Centennial had closed down having a 6 million final count, one of which is President Franklin D. Roosevelt who also opened the exposition.
Now, the site attracts more than 7 million people yearly. Fair Park is used as a venue for concerts and other ticketed events. Numerous museums and performance halls can be explored, including the Science Museum and the Women's Museum.
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