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Magnolia Hotel

1401 Commerce Street
Dallas TX United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1923
Floor Count29
Building Uses
 - hotel
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - sign
Architectural Style
 - neo-classical

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire493 ft
Rooftop signage, the "Flying red horse"
Roof430 ft

Description
Architect: Alfred C. Bossom

- The "Flying red horse" is a symbol of Dallas, being the corparate logo to the Magnolia Petrolum Company which built the building. One of the tallest points in the skyline and a recognizible signature,it was an Icon. However,in 1977 when the company moved out,the sign was in disrepair,and in 1997 the sign was turned of.

- In 1999 it was completly rebuilt,and to commerate the turn of the centruy the Peguses was lit back up.

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