The reconfiguration of Allen Parkway to improve public safety and enhance connections to Buffalo Bayou Park. The project’s overall scope included: • realignment and repaving of the roadway, with main eastbound and westbound travel lanes shifted southward to a low utilization frontage street • creation of 140 parking spaces adjacent to Buffalo Bayou Park, in the […]
Through Design Phase I, the Authority worked to analyze the Bagby Street corridor in terms of existing and future traffic conditions such that the Authority can consider future capital improvement projects to reconstruct the roadway and associated infrastructure within the right-of-way. The traffic impact analysis and preliminary engineering study are complete. Bagby Street Improvement Plan – […]
The Houston Ballet Skybridge is visually pleasing and is providing connectivity from the Wortham Theater to the Houston Ballet.
Redesign and renovate the plaza and sidewalks to create a more pedestrian friendly environment and a safe atmosphere.
The project designed and constructed a series of inter-related public improvements to enhance the overall quality and experience of downtown’s Main Street. Improvements include: Assessing and correcting previously substandard conditions, upgraded lighting, landscaping, public art, and wayfinding along the full 19 blocks of Main Street. Total project cost $12,200,000.
Market Square Park connects the key attractions of downtown Houston while being an anchor and oasis for the developing downtown residential and retail community.
Sabine to Bagby Promenade assists in beautifying the area with artistic portals, way finding and interpretive signage.
Scenic Houston provides invaluable historic information through the installation of street markers along Texas Avenue. The markers point out the locations of grand residences, fine hotels, early businesses, transportation hubs, original skyscrapers, places of worship, fine arts venues and sports facilities that have called Texas Avenue home.
The Dallas corridor was developed into a unique, commercially viable setting for a premier shopping district on Dallas Street between Milam and LaBranch with connections to adjacent retail activity on Main, San Jacinto, and Austin. The project included utility improvements, streetscape upgrades, beautification, storefront incentives, and attractions for retailers. Total project cost $15,900,000.
The Authority has identified the property bounded by Bell Street, San Jacinto Street, Leeland Street and Fannin Street as the location for a new public park in the southern portion of downtown. This location will support the approximately 1,700 new residential units in Southern Downtown spurred by the Downtown Living Initiative, as well as other […]