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James Bute

512 McKee Street MAP

Houston, TX 77002

District: Warehouse

Located near Buffalo Bayou on McKee St., this land was originally known as the McKee Street Bridge Habitat. It was renamed several years ago after James "Jim" Bute IV, owner of the Bute Paint Company and an original contributor to the McKee Street Bridge project, and his grandfather, James Bute I, the founder of Bute Paint and a significant contributor to the development of the city of Houston. The park includes 12.5 acres of land around the historic Frost Town Site and Buffalo Bayou.

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