Amarillo

Population

2010: 190,695, #121 in U.S., #14 in Texas

1950: 74,246, #150 in U.S.

2010 Metropolitan Area: 249,881, #185 in U.S.

1950 Metropolitan Area: 86,583, #163 in U.S.

Setting

Amarillo was founded in 1887 along the Fort Worth and Denver Railway.

Buildings

Tallest building: Chase Tower, 374 feet (1971)

List of tallest buildings

Stores

Amarillo has no downtown department stores.

Trains

Amtrak has no service to Amarillo.

Museums

The Amarillo Museum of Art is just south of downtown.

Downtown Amarillo

Theaters

Downtown Amarillo has no first-run movie theaters. The Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts (2006) hosts the Amarillo Symphony, Amarillo Opera, and a variety of concerts. The Civic Center auditorium (1964) hosts touring Broadway shows and other events.

Sports

The Farley Coliseum at the Civic Center (1964) has sporting events and concerts.

Map of Downtown Amarillo

CenterCity.org

Convention and Visitors Council