20 Results found for Parks
Name District
Allen's Landing on Buffalo Bayou Historic
1001 Commerce Street
Often described as “Houston’s heart,” Allen’s Landing is the spot where in 1836 that August C. and John K. Allen stepped ashore and claimed Houston as their own. The confluence of Buffalo and White Oak bayous became Houston’s first port ...
Barkers Common Park no district
310 Preston St
Buffalo Bayou Theater
One Main Street, 713-352-0314
As the beautiful Buffalo Bayou hugs the north-west side of downtown, visitors can enjoy the lush greenery of the greenbelt or admire the spectacular view of Houston’s skyline. The greenbelt consists of many activities for exercise and enjoyment such as ...
City Hall/Hermann Square Civic Center
901 Bagby
Surrounded on three sides by great towers of glass, steel, and stone Houston's City Hall building has all the aspirations of grandeur that its neighbors have, but it simply lacks the height. Depending on your point of view, City Hall ...
Discovery Green Convention
1500 McKinney, 713-400-7336
Downtown's premier green space, Discovery Green encompasses 12 acres and is surrounded by the George R. Brown Convention Center, hotels and downtown sports arenas. The park was developed by the Houston Downtown Park Conservancy, a group of leading local foundations, philanthropists and ...
Eleanor Tinsley Park Theater
500 Allen Parkway
With downtown’s skyline as its back drop, Houston’s premier greenbelt winds from Shepherd Drive on the west to Bagby Street on the East End. Eleanor Tinsley Park, located within this greenway (Taft-Sabine), is the site of major Houston festivals and ...
Fish Plaza Theater
500 Texas Avenue
The Ray C. Fish Plaza, located at the entrance of the Wortham Theater Center has hosted everything from tented social galas and concerts to Houston Grand Opera's amazing, live outdoor "plazacasts"! For those seeking a central and very unique location to hold ...
Historic Market Square Historic
With its 1800’s-era architecture, tree-lined streets, eclectic mix of sidewalk cafes, pubs and nighttime hotspots, plus amazing residential properties, historic market square is a neighborhood that fuses culture and commerce.  
James Bute Warehouse
512 McKee Street
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 ...
Johnny Goyen Historic
1 Main Street
Located between the University of Houston Downtown campus and Buffalo Bayou, Johnny Goyen Park is part of an effort by UHD group Birds and Bats on the Bayou to restore urban habitat for migratory birds along White Oak and Buffalo ...
Johnny Steele Dog Park no district
2929 Allen Parkway, 713-752-0314
One of Buffalo Bayou Park’s most active destinations is the Johnny Steele Dog Park, a two-acre site located near Allen Parkway and Montrose Boulevard. Features include large and small dog ponds, shade structures, water play features, dog washing areas, benches, and ...
Jones Plaza Theater
610 Louisiana Street
Located in the heart of the Theater District, Jones Plaza has a long history as downtown Houston's outdoor centerpiece, dating to its construction in 1966. The plaza, one block square across the streets from both Jones Hall and Alley Theatre ...
Market Square Park Historic
301 Milam
Market Square Park is at long last being reclaimed as the bustling center of downtown Houston’s Historic District. The new park is a true neighborhood space, anchored by a central lawn where more than one City Hall once stood. A ...
Root Memorial Square Convention
832-487-7067
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 ...
Sabine Promenade on Buffalo Bayou Theater
150 Sabine, 713-752-0314
The $15 million, 23-acre waterfront park that stretches from Sabine Street to Bagby Street features hike and bike trails with 12 street-to-bayou access points, lush landscaping, dramatic Lunar Cycle Lighting, civic artwork and a boat landing.
Sam Houston Park Civic Center
1000 Bagby Street
In 1900, Mayor Sam Brashier purchased the Kellem-Noble land and house on the edge of town and created the city’s first park. The 19-acre Sam Houston Park has been the home of The Heritage Society since 1954, with eight historic ...
Sesquicentennial Park Theater
400 Texas Street
Created to commemorate Houston's 150th birthday in 1986, Sesquicentennial Park features cascading waterfalls, distinctive lighting, a gazebo and promenade. Visitors can enjoy the waterway, green spaces, hike-and-bike trails, boat launches and other nearby. While visiting the park, pay a visit ...
Sisters of Charity Park Medical
Set at St. Joseph Parkway at LaBranch and operated by Christus St. Joseph Hospital, Sisters of Charity Park provides a tranquil spot for rest, meditation or just a brief escape. The park is named for the Sisters of Charity of ...
The Water Works Theater
105 Sabine Street, 713-752-0314
The Water Works at Sabine Street is a major destination and park entry point made possible by reclaiming a four-acre abandoned City of Houston water system site. Atop a partially buried water reservoir will be The Brown Foundation Lawn, a ...
Tranquillity Park Civic Center
400 Rusk Street
Tranquillity Park was built to commemorate the Apollo 11 moon landing in July 1969. It includes walkways, pools, and cylindrical water fountains, offering an oasis of calm amid the hustle of downtown.