The ground floor of the tenth tallest building in Dallas will soon be home to a new Chick-fil-A. The National is a historic 52-story skyscraper on Elm Street that was closed in 2010 and reopened in 2020 after the most expensive building conversion in Dallas’s history.

First National Bank Tower to the left next to the Renaissance Tower in Dallas,

The new location will be 4,720 square feet with a drive-thru and is expected to be open by early 2023.

Irving Chick-fil-A.

Location History

In 1952 the location had multiple smaller buildings.
Aerial view of the location in 2022
Construction of The National in 1964.
2022 Google Street view of the corner the new Chick-fil-A will be located.

Chick fil-A Facts

  • Chick-fil-A was founded by S. Truett Cathy in the Atlanta area.
  • The company has a store in every U.S state except Alaska.
  • Chick-fil-A restaurants are closed for business on Sundays, Thanksgiving , and Christmas Day.
  • It was the first fast-food restaurant to become trans-fat-free.
  • In 2021, Chick-fil-A was third in fast-food sales after McDonald’s and Starbucks

Dallas Facts

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  • Dallas is the third largest city in Texas.
  • Ninth most populous city in the U.S.
  • The Caddo people were the original inhabitants of the Dallas area
  • John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Elm Street in 1963.
  • Dallas has a total area of 385.8 square miles.
  • It was incorporated as a city on February 2, 1856.

1401 Elm St Dallas, TX 75202