Hotel Galvez at 21st St. and Seawall Blvd. in Galveston, Texas is ready for a Gulf Coast Christmas after November 24th’s Annual Galveston Holiday Lighting. The celebration with Galveston Ballet and the lighting of the hotel’s 35-foot Christmas Tree is on the front lawn of the 106 year old historic hotel.
Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center has about 1.8 million square feet of flexible meeting space in meeting rooms, ballrooms and exhibit halls. Make sure to wear your comfortable shoes as this place is huge.
Frontside of GRB facing Discovery Green along Avenida de Las Americas
Live Shot Camera of Discovery Green across from the Avenida Plaza
3rd Floor GRB Lobby
3rd Floor Hallway to GRB Meeting Rooms
GRB Floor Plans
Discovery Green is Houston’s premiere Downtown ‘Central’ Park. The George R. Brown Convention Center and the Marriott Marquis are within a short walking distance from each other, and many downtown destinations.
Looking across Houston’s Discovery Green towards the GRB Convention Center
View of the Marriott Marquis Houston on an early Houston morning
Setting Rigging, Lights, Audio and Video in the Marriott Marquis Ballroom
Marriott Marquis Ballroom
I found the ‘cheap’ parking for $7 for the day along Dallas Street right across the street from the Four Seasons Hotel Houston. I use BESTPARKING Houston and PARKOPEDIA Houston websites to find parking when Downtown.
Worked two long days as A2 for PSAV for an Energy Financial & Accounting event in the Ballroom with two screens, podium mike, 2 hand held wireless mics, and 11 wireless lav mics.
The Four Seasons Ballroom is set and ready to go !
The Greenspoint area of north Houston is located around the intersection of I-45N [North Freeway] and the Sam Houston Parkway/Beltway 8.
The still standing and open for business Greenspoint Mall, built in 1976 is here. Across from the mall on Greenspoint Drive is prime office space in Greenspoint Place and the a Houston Hilton North hotel. The Hilton in it’s previous hotel life was the Wyndham Greenspoint.
The Houston Hilton North is in the midst of the Greenspoint Place office complex.
Inside the large and bright atrium lobby of the Hilton North
Arrived early and stayed late working on set-up of audio, video, and lights in the lobby and various ballrooms for a large corporate event.
More street views of Downtown Houston, Texas: The buildings on Texas Avenue at Caroline Street, looking towards Main St. and the westside of town. See link below for downtown skyline views from 609 Main.
- 1225 Texas Ave – 11 floors – Downtown Federal Detention Facility (FDC Houston) A United States federal prison in Downtown Houston, Texas which holds male and female inmates prior to and during court proceedings, as well an inmates serving short sentences. Can house ~1000 prisoners.
- 1120 Texas Ave – 10 floors – Keystone Lofts – 34 residential units.
- 1114 Texas Ave – 16 floors – Former main office for SW Bell to become a Hyatt.
- 1100 Texas Ave – 22 floors – Magnolia Hotel Houston – 314 Rooms.
- 609 Main St @ Texas Ave – 48 floors – 609 Main is a new Hines development.
609 MAIN @ TEXAS City-Views on CARTOONITYVUE
Keep looking up, the weather will change soon, but its going to be hot till October.
July.2017 – Houston, Texas
Some colors of summertime in South Texas.