ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Pioneer Plaza Cattle Drive

Artist
Robert Summer
Collection
City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Collection
Landscape Architect
Slaney Santana Group
Dates
  • Installed, 1996
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Description
Located at the front of the Dallas Convention Center, Pioneer Plaza was conceived of by local real estate developer, Trammell Crow. The combination of landscaping and sculpture offers a glimpse into a cattle drive along the Shawnee Trail, which was a conduit for cattle on their way to market in Missouri, passing through Dallas near the current site of Pioneer Plaza and heading up what is now Preston Road as early as the 1840s until just after the Civil War.

Set on 4.2 acres, the plaza is com...
Courtesy of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Collection
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Location
Griffin & Young
Dallas, TX 75202
United States

Installed throughout the Pioneer Plaza Park
Nearby Items
Images of a City0.2 miles
Lightstream0.3 miles
Dallas Police Memorial0.3 miles
Old Federal Reserve Bank0.3 miles
The Dallas Piece0.3 miles
Floating Sculpture0.4 miles
Waterwork0.4 miles