What Are the Most Changed U.S. Metros in the Last Decade? You're Living in One

Think back to Dallas-Fort Worth in 2006 and it won't take long to grasp why this region is one of the most changed places in the nation in the last decade.The $354 million AT&T Performing Arts Center, the final piece in nestling major arts centers into a common area now known as the Dallas Arts District, was three years away from opening.AT&T Stadium, one of the most expensive football meccas ever built at a cost of $1.3 billion, was also three years away from hosting America's team. The Dallas Cowboys' stunning practice facility known as The Star wouldn't follow until 10 years later.It was six years before a trio of downtown Dallas' signature attractions — the $182 million Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge spanning the Trinity River, the $110 million Klyde Warren deck park over a highway that divided the central business district and the $185 million Perot Museum of Nature and Science built entirely with private donations — began welcoming visitors.  Continue reading...

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