Houston’s GRB Convention Center

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

GRB Convention Center along Avenida de Las Americas and Discovery Green

Live Shot Camera of Discovery Green across from the Avenida Plaza


3rd Floor GRB Lobby

3rd Floor GRB Lobby


3rd Floor Hallway to GRB Meeting Rooms

GRB Floor Plans

 

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Downtown’s Discovery Green, GRB Center, Marriott Marquis

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 

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View of the Marriott Marquis Houston on an early Houston morning

Marriott Marquis Houston at 1777 Walker St. in Downtown


Setting Rigging, Lights, Audio and Video in the Marriott Marquis Ballroom

Setting Houston Marriott Marquis Ballroom

Marriott Marquis Ballroom
Setting Houston Marriott Marquis Ballroom

     Avenida Houston in front of George R. Brown Convention Center         Marriott Marquis Houston

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Four Seasons Hotel from Dallas St. Parking Lot

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.

Four Seasons Hotel from Dallas St. Parking LotWorked 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 !

Ballrom at Four Seasons Houston

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Greenspoint in North Houston

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.

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The Houston Hilton North is in the midst of the Greenspoint Place office complex.

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 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.

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Downtown Texas Avenue at Caroline

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.

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  • 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.

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   609 MAIN @ TEXAS                                          City-Views on CARTOONITYVUE

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HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY USA

Typical sunny, hot and humid for the extended July 4th weekend here in Houston, Texas. Looks like FREEDOM OVER TEXAS will have a nice evening. Wherever you may celebrate, please enjoy and be safe !

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Get your Buffalo Bayou Map and Trail Guide .PDF 

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Caroline Street at Texas Avenue

In downtown Houston, with just an hour before 1st place Houston Astros MLB game and short three blocks away from Minute Maid Park, lucky me found ‘after 6p is free’ parking available along Caroline Street at Texas Avenue.

View from Caroline Street at Texas Avenue


Below, on Caroline Street between Prairie and Texas.  From left to right – The new Cotton Exchange Bldg [1924], National Cash Register Bldg [1929], and Houston Area Urban League in the old Federal Reserve Bank Bldg. [1922].

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Working in Houston’s Greenway Plaza

Update: June 30, 2017_from Houston’s CHRON.COM:
Greenway Plaza owner Parkway to be acquired in mega deal

“Parkway, the owner of Houston’s massive Greenway Plaza real estate complex, is being sold to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for $1.2 billion [USD]. The Toronto-based entity will acquire Parkway, a real estate investment trust, for $23.05 per share.”


Posted_April 27, 2017_ Working this week as Audio-Video Tech at the DoubleTree Hilton at 6 Greenway Plaza. Some Houston city views from the 20th floor Plaza conference room.


Looking south at the all glass faces of Greenway Plaza 9 & 11 buildings on right. The Greenway Hi-Rise Condominiums at 14 & 15 Greenway Plaza on Timmons Lane are at center left.  Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church is on the left out of view.

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Looking north at Greenway Plaza buldings 3,4 and 5 and down at the concourse level in between.cartoonityvuehouston at DoubleTree Greenway Plaza Houston

Greenway Plaza just off US 59/I-69 freeway is a 52-acre master-planned, mixed-use development with 11 buildings and roughly 4.9 million square feet of office space.

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