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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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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Reflections Along Eldridge Parkway

Clouds & sky reflections along Eldridge Parkway in west HoustonReflections in Glass on Eldridge Parkway.b.ct.566x487from Wikipedia:

The west side of Houston is known as The Energy Corridor located along Interstate 10 (the Katy Freeway) The area is defined by many energy industry-related companies, such as BP America, Citgo, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell Oil Company.

Over 26,000 acres of urban park area, the largest outside the National Park System, borders The Energy Corridor. Two parks adjacent to the district include George Bush Park and Bear Creek Pioneers Park

The Energy Corridor contains over 20 million square feet of office space. As of 2012, The Energy Corridor District is the third largest employment center in the region with more than 78,000 employees and consisting of more than 300 international, national and local companies. Many companies use The Energy Corridor District as corporate or regional headquarters including BP America, Citgo, ConocoPhillips, Dow Chemical, ExxonMobil Chemical, Foster Wheeler USA Corporation, Mustang Engineering, Shell Oil Company Exploration and Production, Technip USA and WorleyParsons.

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Reflections Along Clay Street Downtown

It’s a sunny day drive along Clay Street and past the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Downtown Houston. Antioch celebrates 150 years in Houston in February 2016. Three Allen Center building is reflected in the glass windows of the building at 1400 Smith Street, with the 1600 Smith Street building rising up behind the church.

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“Amidst the skyscrapers of Houston, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church continues to serve the needs of her people and community, proudly proclaiming the message: Jesus Saves.”

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Downtown Street View on Smith at Bell

Downtown Houston street view on Smith Street at Bell – The circular skywalk ties together two similar buildings at 1500 Louisiana (formerly known as Enron II Tower, 600 feet tall) and 1400 Smith (formerly known as Enron Center North, 691 feet tall). Houston-DT-Smith-reflection.b.t-ctChevron Corp now owns and occupies both buildings and employees nearly 9,000 people in Houston. Chevron’s Houston operations include North America and international upstream, midstream (pipeline, natural gas, power generation), downstream (aviation, trading, retail marketing), and energy research and development.

HOUSTON’s Skyline District

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