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Soon thousands will descend on Dallas’s south side for the State Fair of Texas, where, over the course of a month, you can indulge in all things fried, gawk at a thousand-pound pig, and go for a ride on the iconic Texas Star Ferris wheel. For most of the 2.5 million attendees, this may be the only version of Fair Park they’ll ever see—and that’s a real shame.What many don’t know is that the park is open year-round and, at 277 acres, it’s one of Dallas’s largest parks. It’s also one of the most underappreciated. Fair Park houses the largest collection of art deco architecture under single ownership in the world. Remarkably intact, the thirties-era buildings represent our state’s own style of “Texanic” architecture and…
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