“The city has never looked more beautiful . . . a wonderful addition to a personal library or coffee table.”
—Lea Lane, author, Solo Traveler: Tales and Tips for Great Trips
“Photographer Barry B. Doyle used his artistic skills to capture Dallas at its best and present this collection of full-color images that make you want to grab your camera and explore every inch of the city for yourself.”
“Presents some of the most eye-catching sites in the Texas city . . . the book would make a great gift.”
—ForeWord This Week newsletter from ForeWord
From the gleaming façades of Fountain Place and the towering purple Plaza Tower to the always-intriguing Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas teems with unforgettable sights. Photographer Barry B. Doyle expertly captures the many sides of this city, making this elaborate guidebook an indispensable tome for Texans and tourists alike.
Doyle divides the book into a series of “scapes,” with each one devoted to a particular theme. He covers the architectural aspect of the city, including photographs of the Old Red Courthouse and Victory Plaza at American Airlines Center arena, which is home to the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars. Doyle, exploring the art scene, features an image of the largest equestrian sculpture in the world, Mustangs of Las Colinas, located in Williams Square. The energy of the State Fair of Texas, vibrant flora from the Dallas Arboretum, and exotic animals from the Dallas Zoo are also included in this magnificent volume.
Doyle provides a map to assist readers in locating each of the more than fifty mentioned sites. Notes, offering fun facts, and Web site links are resources for additional information. With stunning photographs, this tourist’s treasure is an exceptional way to discover the city of Dallas.