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Heralded as America’s first modern hotel, The Statler Hilton opened in January 1956. It boasted a cantilever architectural style that allowed for a decorative glass and porcelain exterior curtain wall in classic Midcentury modern teals and vast open interior spaces. Amongst other countless progressive features, The Statler Hilton was the first building to ever have elevator music and offered separate elevator banks for service and guests. This hotel catered to business while offering entertainment seamlessly. It was the largest convention hotel in the southwestern United States but also had a Grand Ballroom and fine-dining supper club that hosted many famous acts, including Tony Bennet, Liberace, and the Jackson 5.

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Overview of The Statler

Discover the fascinating history and heritage of The Statler, America's first modern hotel.

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Location Map

Discover John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and the Dallas World Aquarium several blocks away.

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Discover The Statler's stunning Grand Ballroom where The Jackson 5 once performed.

Explore

Explore the Dallas Museum of Art just a short walk from The Statler.

Experience

Experience The Statlers’ 4,000 square foot gaming hall and challenge friends to a round of bowling.

Taste

Taste fresh takes on old favorites from the border of Texas to Southern Mexico at Primo’s MX Kitchen & Lounge.

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