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Dallas Living: High Quality Of Life
Cost of living
The ACCRA Cost of Living Index consistently reports that it is comparatively less expensive to live in Dallas than many other cities in the U.S
Shopping and Dining: Major Shopping and Entertainment
Galleria Dallas: a unique urban shopping destination with attached hotel and office buildings, has more than 200 nationally and internationally recognized shops and restaurants surrounding an impressive ice rink. It hosts over 19 million visitors annually.
NorthPark Center recently completed a $235 million expansion and is now over 1.9 million square feet with 235 distinctive stores and restaurants. It is decorated with modern art pieces from the collection of Raymond and Patsy Nasher.
Downtown Dallas is home to Neiman Marcus’ flagship store as well as boutiques, chain retailers and a growing farmers market scene. Nearby West Village and Uptown are popular mixed-use destinations for shops and restaurants.
The Asian Trade District along Harry Hines Boulevard and Royal Lane is known for its Asian flavor and affordable retail and wholesale goods. Sam Moon Trading Co. is a huge draw for shoppers looking for trendy accessories at bargain prices.
The Dallas area has more restaurants per capita than any other U.S. city. Clusters of unique restaurants and shops are scattered throughout the city, notably in destinations in downtown, Uptown, Bishop Arts District, Deep Ellum, Greenville Avenue, Knox-Henderson and Lakewood.
The cultural arts community stands as a byproduct of the economic success in Dallas.
The Dallas Arts District brings together renowned performance halls and museums, restaurants and residences to form a diverse arts destination that continues to grow.
Downtown art district is the biggest art district in the nation.