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
July.2017 – Houston, Texas
Some colors of summertime in South Texas.
This type of morning and weather for the next few days is why I love springtime in Houston, Texas. Some fun events this week. Get outside and enjoy the day and your walks around town.
30th ART CAR PARADE
34th HOUSTON AUTO SHOW
A Houston parking-garage gives new meaning to parking in the woods.
Happy Independence Day 2016 USA ! Enjoy your constitutional freedoms proudly, wisely and safely ! It’s going to be HOT in HOUSTON, so stay as cool as possible.
Find the perfect shade under a Missouri City, Texas Live Oak tree.
Maybe less than 3 miles from the Downtown Skyline District
is one of Houston’s most historic neighborhoods, Woodland Heights.
And Bayland Avenue is one of the most beautiful tree-lined streets.
Woodland Heights Civic Association
Work begins on Memorial Park Conservancy’s $200 million Transformational Master Plan at Houston’s 1,466 acre Memorial Park. The park is almost twice the size of Central Park in New York City.
The Memorial Park Conservancy recently announced that work on the plan will begin in November 2015. The first stage of development is a 113-acre area located north of Memorial Drive that will be called the Eastern Glades. Plans include shifting East Memorial Loop Drive eastward, back towards Downtown Houston, in order to connect a surrounding 83-acres that are currently divided…then this park space between the Crestwood subdivision and Memorial Park Golf Course will become a “passive recreation area” surrounded by a restored savannah and pine-hardwood forest.
The partners in the park project are the Memorial Park Conservancy, the Houston Parks and Recreation Department and the Uptown Houston TIRZ. The Master Plan could take 20 years to complete, assuming funding becomes available for all of the projects.
The Hockley, Texas community is surrounded by grain farms and cattle ranches and is about thirty-six miles northwest of Downtown Houston. The Army of THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS camped near the original settlement in April 1836.
Scene from a pasture taken off Texas State Highway 172 between La Ward and Weedhaven, Texas. Makes me think of the 1989 song by Chris Rhea called “Texas”
“Warm winds blowing, heating blue sky
And a road that goes forever…I’m going to Texas”