With a fusion of culture, lifestyles and commerce, life around Downtown is anything but typical. Look up and discover soaring skyscrapers designed by icons like Philip Johnson and I.M. Pei. Turn a corner and discover Houston's historic past or uncover a piece of contemporary public art.  Major league sports, world-class theater, innovative chefs, funky hotspots, movies in the park, sidewalk cafes, outdoor festivals, pontoon boat rides and more.  Welcome to Downtown Houston!