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Celebrating 60 Years of Innovation
1957 - 1960
• The Homefurnishings Mart and Dallas Decorative Center open, with 350,000 square feet of combined space.
• The  rst Homefurnishings Market, held in July 1958, attracts 1,850 retailers.
• Trade Mart opens. Decorative Center and Homefurnishings Mart expand.
• Trade Mart is expanded
to almost double its original size—873,777 square feet.
• Market Hall opens.
• Market Hall expands to 214,000 square feet.
• Apparel Mart opens with 800,000 square feet.
• Trade Mart expands a third time, and a fourth time.
• Apparel Mart expands to 1M square feet.
• Apparel Mart expands to 1.3M square feet, becoming the nation’s largest apparel building.
• The World Trade Center opens with seven  oors and 1.4M square feet, making it the largest building on the Dallas Market Center campus.
• Trade Mart expands a  fth time to 1M square feet, making Dallas Market Center the largest single-site wholesale merchandise resource at 4.8M square feet.
• Eight  oors are added to The World Trade Center.
1961 - 1970
1971 - 1980
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