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Pegasus Sign

Neighbourhood: Downtown Dallas
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Address: 401 W Commerce St, atop the Magnolia Hotel, Dallas, TX 75208-1920
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the original symbol of Mobil Oil

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Wonderful city !!

Great city. People are friendly. Great choices for food. Many other things to see and do. Plan on having a good time ! Take TRE from DFW!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 April 2016
michael c
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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

It's a historic symbol of an industry. Nostalgia, red neon sign. Take a few pictures and move on to other history and architecture in the area.

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Killeen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Pegasus Sign is such a pleasant memory. Everyone that grew up seeing it should take the young members of their family there to share stories and reminisce. Truly enjoyable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Great city. People are friendly. Great choices for food. Many other things to see and do. Plan on having a good time ! Take TRE from DFW!

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Dallas TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Glad they decided to replace the original sign and not do away with the landmark. This is one of the original Dallas landmarks. The original sign can also be seen as a new lawn ornament near the convention center.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

I love looking for the Pegasus Sign whenever I drive by downtown Dallas. Back in 1962, when I went to high school here, it was on the largest building in town, and you could see it from any direction. Now it is lost among the taller buildings, but can still be seen from some locations. I heard the original Pegasus... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

The restored original Pegasus sign rotates happily in front of the glorious Omni Dallas hotel. On the Magnolia building at Magnolia square actually stands a replica.

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Thank Hermes_NL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

One Pegasus was on top of a building that I saw when I was walking around Dallas, and the other (I believe this one is the restored origional) one in front of a hotel, I think the Omni. Fun to see the old symbols, and what they represent. Fun for sign fans, I am sure

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

The history of the Pegasus sign in downtown Dallas has numerous implications. It is of course an icon but is more and more lost in the skyscrapers of downtown. Written up in one of my novels, Indicent Without Honor, it has obvious connections to anyone of Greek heritage.

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Thank Lou C
Waxahachie, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

The hugh sign outlined in red fluorescent can be seen for miles away after dusk It has been an icon of downtown Dallas for many a year. Growing up just south of Dallas, when heading north and I saw the red horse in the sky, I knew Dallas was just over the horizon.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

I stumbled upon the Pegasus sign by accident when exploring Dallas. I looked up and there he was on top of the building. It was daytime but he photographed beautifully!

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