28 Results found for Sights + Attractions
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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 ...
Art Blocks Shopping
1000 Main St., 713-650-3022
A public art initiative by the Downtown District, Art Blocks, strives to enliven Downtown Houston’s Main Street Square with a series of site-specific semi-permanent and temporary art installations, public programming and other experiences. The public art displays which pepper the blocks ...
Avenida Houston Convention
1001 Avenida de las Americas, 713-853-8077
Chiseled into the Downtown skyline and tucked between three professional sports venues is a destination that will take your Houston experience to the next level. Avenida Houston is the city's newest dining, entertainment and arts district. The development includes the ...
BBVA Compass Stadium Ballpark
2200 Texas
Completed in 2012, BBVA Compass Stadium is host to Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash soccer games, Texas Southern football games and other special events.
Bayou Place Theater
500 Texas , 713-227-0957
A dining and entertainment hub in the heart of the Theater District. Angelika Film Center, Verizon Wireless Theater and Hard Rock Cafe call it home as well as an assortment of bars and restaurants.
Bisong Art Gallery Warehouse
1305 Sterrett St, 713-498-3015
Bisong Art Gallery specializes in providing collectors, consultants, art lovers, interior designers and corporations the opportunity to view and purchase original artwork.
Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern Historic
105 Sabine, 713-752-0314
The Cistern at Buffalo Bayou Park is a former drinking water reservoir built in 1926 for the City of Houston. After operating for decades, an irreparable leak was discovered and after a few years, the reservoir was decommissioned in 2007. Thanks to ...
Central Library Civic Center
500 McKinney, 832-393-1313
  The Central Library has just completed an amazing transformation with a new kids/teens section, Inversion Coffee Cafe and programming galore-- from book clubs duing lunch hour to toddlers time to wii competitions.  
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 ...
Downtown Aquarium Theater
410 Bagby, 713-223-3474
Houston’s Downtown Aquarium & Restaurant offers family fun, dining, spectacular land and sea creatures and gorgeous views of the downtown Houston. You’ll find a 500,000-gallon underwater adventure complex with more than 200 species of aquatic life from around the globe. ...
Downtown Houston Shopping
100 Main
Downtown Houston
Esperson Gallery Shopping
1201 Fannin, Suite 131, 713-412-1771
The Esperson Gallery at GreenStreet is an arts destination for locals and visitors alike, to experience work on canvas, the cinema arts, photography, sculpture, and performance art. The Esperson Gallery exhibits highly collected and emerging Texas artists, as well as ...
George Bush Monument Theater
Franklin and Bagby
Located in Sesquicentennial Park, the garden features an eight-foot bronze sculpture of  former president George H. Bush by artist Chas Fagan of Charlotte, North Carolina and a semicircular wall of four bas-reliefs by Houston artist Wei-li "Willy" Wang that depict ...
George R. Brown Convention Center Convention
1001 Avenida de las Americas, 713-853-8000
With 1.2 million sq. ft. of exhibition, meeting and registration space, the George R. Brown Convention Center is one of the 10 largest conference facilities in the U.S. It features seven exhibit halls, 100 meeting rooms, a grand ballroom and ...
GreenStreet Shopping
1201 Fannin, 832-320-1200
Four city blocks in the heart of downtown have been transformed into a premiere entertainment, dining, retail and urban office hub. The multi-use project opened in October 2008 and is rapidly adding major name teants such as McCormick & Schmick's, ...
Heritage Society Museum Civic Center
1100 Bagby St, 713-655-1912
Nestled in 10 acres of beautiful green parkland in the heart of downtown Houston, The Heritage Society boasts 10 historic structures dating from 1823 to 1905. Each historic structure is authentically restored to reflect its original magnificence. Learn about the ...
Houston Visitors Center Convention
1300 Avenida de las Americas, 713-437-5557
The Houston Visitors Center is the perfect starting point for anyone (visiting or living) in Houston. The center represents everything that Houston has to offer. Discover information on history, cultural arts, attractions, restaurants, retail, and education, plus plenty of Houston ...
James A. Baker III Monument Theater
400 Texas St.
The City of Houston named a small portion of Sesquicentennial Park Baker Common that includes a statue of James A. Baker III, as well as plaques commemorating the families contributions to the city. Baker, a Marine Corps veteran and partner at ...
Julia Ideson Library Civic Center
500 McKinney, 832-393-1313
The restored building opened to the public in December 2011.  In addition to being the permanent home of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center and staff members of the Houston Public Library and Houston Public Library Foundation, Houstonians and visitors enjoy ...
Main Street Square Shopping
1000 Main Street
Main Street Square is built between two light rail stations in the 900 and 1100 blocks of Main Street. Trains zip through the center of the fountain in a light rail configuration like none other in the United States. The METRORail ...
Market Square Clock Tower Historic
Here, the Louis and Annie Friedman Clock Tower, a.k.a. the Market Square Clock Tower, protects and displays a key city artifact, a clock originally commissioned more than a century ago for Houston's City Hall, then located on Market Square. Now, ...
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 ...
Minute Maid Park Ballpark
501 Crawford St., 713-259-8800
You’re in a Major League Baseball park for goodness sake. Arrange batting practice on the field, run the bases or say “I do” at home plate. Minute Maid Park can host as many as seven large events at one time ...
Phoenicia Specialty Foods Convention
1001 Austin, 832-360-2222
This downtown market is a one-stop yummy shop, carrying all the staple gourmet foods, along with household basics for downtown employees and residents. With two artisan bread-baking lines, the state-of-the-art facility features Phoenicia’s signature pita bread conveyors as it delivers ...
Room Escape Time Medical
1301 Leeland, 832-390-0511
Room Escape Time is a fun form of interactive theatre with live actors who put people into escape rooms— think Magic School Bus meets The Matrix. Participants are locked in a room where they have to find puzzles and clues ...