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When Charles Lindbergh came to Dallas, he was honored with a parade. In 1927, Dallas City Council voted to rename a stretch of Skillman Street to Lindbergh Drive. Back then, Lindbergh Drive was an unpaved road from Swiss Avenue to Mockingbird Lane.

When Charles Lindbergh came to Dallas, he was honored with a parade. In 1927, Dallas City Council voted to rename a stretch of Skillman Street to Lindbergh Drive. Back then, Lindbergh Drive was an unpaved road from Swiss Avenue to Mockingbird Lane.

The city skyline as seen in August 1958 by Nick DeWolf, who never went anywhere without his camera. (Courtesy Steve Lundeen)

The city skyline as seen in August 1958 by Nick DeWolf, who never went anywhere without his camera. (Courtesy Steve Lundeen)

Braniff building, September 21, 1962. National Park Service says old Braniff building at Dallas Love Field is historic, but city still hopes to raze it.  Per NPS, "...the structure built in 1958 on Lemmon Avenue is an architectural gem that represents a significant facility directly associated with the post-war development of the aviation industry in Dallas, and in particular at Love Field, which in the immediate post-war era became a vital transportation hub within the United States."

Braniff building, September 21, 1962. National Park Service says old Braniff building at Dallas Love Field is historic, but city still hopes to raze it. Per NPS, "...the structure built in 1958 on Lemmon Avenue is an architectural gem that represents a significant facility directly associated with the post-war development of the aviation industry in Dallas, and in particular at Love Field, which in the immediate post-war era became a vital transportation hub within the United States."

"Looking east at downtown Dallas, Texas shows the changing skyline with the new buildings that are changing Dallas' face. At left is Southland Life and the Sheraton Hotel. At center, Republic National Bank and 50 story tower to the left, Aug. 18, 1963." (AP Photo

"Looking east at downtown Dallas, Texas shows the changing skyline with the new buildings that are changing Dallas' face. At left is Southland Life and the Sheraton Hotel. At center, Republic National Bank and 50 story tower to the left, Aug. 18, 1963." (AP Photo

Vice President and Mrs. Richard M. Nixon are shown as they paraded through downtown Dallas, Sept. 12, 1960, en route to Memorial Auditorium where Nixon spoke to an estimated 11,000 persons.

Vice President and Mrs. Richard M. Nixon are shown as they paraded through downtown Dallas, Sept. 12, 1960, en route to Memorial Auditorium where Nixon spoke to an estimated 11,000 persons.

Three African-American first grade students, accompanied by adults, and followed by white students and members of the press, walk toward Thomas Edison Elementary school in Dallas, Texas on Sept. 6, 1961, as integration of eight previously all-white schools commenced. Eighteen African-American students entered the schools without incident.

Three African-American first grade students, accompanied by adults, and followed by white students and members of the press, walk toward Thomas Edison Elementary school in Dallas, Texas on Sept. 6, 1961, as integration of eight previously all-white schools commenced. Eighteen African-American students entered the schools without incident.

George Lincoln Rockwell, commander of the American Nazi Party, spoke to a small crowd at a downtown Dallas, Texas park on April 3, 1965. He blasted Jews, African Americans, and government officials and urged that "fighting men, like my boys, be put into public office." (AP Photo/Carl E. Linde)

George Lincoln Rockwell, commander of the American Nazi Party, spoke to a small crowd at a downtown Dallas, Texas park on April 3, 1965. He blasted Jews, African Americans, and government officials and urged that "fighting men, like my boys, be put into public office." (AP Photo/Carl E. Linde)

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