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Root Memorial Square

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Houston, TX

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Root Memorial Square, across from Toyota Center, was donated to the City of Houston in 1923 by descendants of Alexander Porter Root and his wife, Laura Shepherd Root, for the purpose of perpetuating their memory. Renovations on the Square were completed in 2005, adding new sidewalks, civic art, new irrigation, a basketball court, a shade pavilion, a fountain and improved lighting.

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