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Dealey Plaza Historic District

Dallas, Texas
County of Dallas.
411 Elm Street
National Register Number: 93001607
Resource type: District.
Property type: Commerce/Trade - business. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: TX-30 Certified Local Government: YES
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Museum: www.jfk.org.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 12, 1993):
Dealey Plaza, built 1934-40, serves as Dallas' western gateway and was the focus of civic pride prior to the tragic event that unfolded on November 22, 1963--the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The Dealey Plaza Historic District is one of only two extant Presidential assassination sites in the United States. Included in the district are the plaza and the Texas School Book Depository, which now serves as the seat of county government. An exhibition on the legacy and assassination of President Kennedy is located on the sixth floor.

The landmark is in good condition

Ongoing routine maintenance, otherwise no changes.

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