Established in 1902 by J.O. Schulze and Otis Brown as site to
begin a watermelon farm. In 1906, Schulze and Brown donated much
of Irving to the Chicago, Rock Island and Gulf Railroad for depot
and switching yard. Irving has had a growth surge from a population
of 2,575 in 1950 to more than 100,000 today. The thriving commercial,
industrial, and residential city borders on the western edge of
Dallas and the eastern boundary of D/FW International Airport.
Home of North lake College and the University of Dallas.
Mandaly Canal Walk, one level below the street, is European styled canal walk featuring Venetian built water taxis.
Centerpiece of William's Square is striking Mustangs of Las Colinas sculpture, nine mustangs that appear to be splashing through a stream of water. The complex is northwest of Texas Stadium 2 miles on Texas 114.
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