Aerial View of the Centennial Fairgrounds — 1936

by Paula Bosse

fair-park_1936_red-oak-kidThe Texas Centennial: a sort of “World’s Fair” for Dallas (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

This fantastic photo (by one of Dallas’ top aerial photographers, Lloyd M. Long) shows the impressive expanse of Fair Park’s new Art Deco splendor — most of the buildings seen here were built especially for the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition, and most of those are, thankfully, still standing.


Lloyd M. Long photo, found on Red Oak Kid’s Flickr stream, here.

To see this photo REALLY big, click here.


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