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Municipal Parks and PlazasAllen's Landing Park - Houston, Texas

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It was along these banks, sloping steeply down to the bayou, where the Allen Brothers landed their boat in 1836, founding the City of Houston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/25/2006

last visited: 9/8/2013

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Municipal Parks and PlazasMarket Square Park - Houston, Texas

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Originally the center of Houston’s business district, this square has been home to the city’s public market and three city halls. The sidewalks of the square are paved with Houston history, and the concrete benches are inlaid with historical photos.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/25/2006

last visited: 4/8/2018

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Municipal Parks and PlazasJones Plaza - Houston, Texas

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In the heart of the Theater District, with the Bank of America Center and Pennzoil Place towering above, Jones Plaza hosts movies and concerts throughout the year.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/26/2006

last visited: 4/3/2013

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Municipal Parks and PlazasJPMorgan Chase Park - Houston, Texas

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Maybe to make up for the lack of trees in the plaza of the JPMorgan Chase Tower, the company developed this tiny, shaded corner across the street, filled with fountains and art.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/1/2013

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Municipal Parks and PlazasSesquicentennial Park - Houston, Texas

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Exhibits in Sesquicentennial Park, lining both sides of Buffalo Bayou, focus on 150 years of Houston history from 1836 to 1986. There's also a monument to one of the city’s most famous current residents, the 41st President.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/26/2006

last visited: 9/8/2013

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Municipal Parks and PlazasShuttle Memorial Park - Houston, Texas

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Shuttle Memorial Park is a quite park thta has memorials to the crew of the Columbia and Challenger space shuttles in downtown Houston, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildwoodke

location: Texas

date approved: 4/6/2008

last visited: 4/8/2018

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Municipal Parks and PlazasTranquility Park - Houston, Texas

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This park, commemorating America's landing on the moon, is named for the location of the Eagle’s landing, the Sea of Tranquility. The park’s design evokes the moon, with round portal windows, cylindrical fountains, and Neil Armstrong’s footprint.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/26/2006

last visited: 4/7/2018

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Municipal Parks and PlazasMain Steet Square - Houston, Texas

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With dancing fountains arching over light rail trains as they travel atop a pool of water, the square is pretty cool with its nightly video shows – but it's definitely not the Fremont Street Experience.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2006

last visited: 7/28/2017

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Municipal Parks and PlazasHermann Square - Houston, Texas

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This leafy square, the civic heart of Houston, is centered around a reflecting basin and ringed with huge live oaks, setting the perfect frame for Houston's City Hall. The square hosts several city events throughout the year.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/26/2006

last visited: 4/12/2010

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Municipal Parks and PlazasAmerican Statesmanship Park - Houston, TX

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A tiny (1/3 of an acre) county park at the edge of downtown Houston, Texas. Its main attraction are four giant concrete busts of notable historical figures rising up from within the park, highly visible from two nearby interstate highways.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 3/19/2015

last visited: 3/13/2021

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Municipal Parks and PlazasSam Houston Park - Houston, Texas

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Houston’s oldest city park, acquired in 1899, is now the repository of nine houses, built between 1823 and 1905. The structures were moved here from various parts of the city and restored to represent Houston’s residential architectural history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 10/22/2006

last visited: 11/28/2015

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Municipal Parks and PlazasDiscovery Green - Houston, Texas

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Discovery Green was heralded as Houston’s Millennium Park. Millennium Park it is not, but, in the sense that Houston is a smaller, less-dense version of Chicago, maybe that comparison can hold true.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/10/2018

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Municipal Parks and PlazasRoot Memorial Square - Houston, Texas

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Waiting to see the Rockets? Come on across the street and shoot a few hoops before the game.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 1/31/2015

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Municipal Parks and PlazasBuffalo Bayou Park - Houston, TX

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A ribbon of green lining Buffalo Bayou features a hike-and-bike trail, each turn bringing a new view of the downtown skyline; an art park; a Mayan-design police officers’ memorial; and a bat colony, where you can watch clouds of bats emerge at dusk.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2006

last visited: 12/23/2017

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Municipal Parks and PlazasEleanor Tinsley Park - Houston, Texas

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A small park within Buffalo Bayou Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 11/18/2006

last visited: 2/23/2020

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Municipal Parks and PlazasHeights Esplanade - Houston, Texas

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The magnolia- and palm-shaded median of Heights Boulevard makes for a pleasant walk or bike ride. Strung along the 1.9-mile length of the park are gazebos, a cool playground, a Victorian rose garden, and an interesting World War II Memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2006

last visited: 4/29/2007

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Municipal Parks and PlazasHermann Park - Houston, TX

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Beautifully landscaped Hermann Park is Houston’s most-developed park, holding treasures like the Houston Zoo, Miller Outdoor Theater, the Houston Garden Center, a reflecting basin, fountains, statues and a Japanese Garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 11/18/2006

last visited: 4/3/2021

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Municipal Parks and PlazasMemorial Park - Houston, Texas

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Memorial Drive slices Houston’s largest city park in half, giving it somewhat of a split personality. Head north of Memorial Drive if you long for civilized outdoor amenities; head south of Memorial Drive to get lost in the wilds underneath the pines along the banks of Buffalo Bayou.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2006

last visited: 7/3/2009

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Municipal Parks and PlazasClinton Park - Houston, TX

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A larger city park in Houston, TX with a skate park, tennis courts, and covered basketball court.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 10/10/2020

last visited: 6/30/2007

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Municipal Parks and PlazasE.R. and Ann Taylor Park - Houston, TX

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A park in Houston, TX where you can see some nature among the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: 9/4/2006

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Municipal Parks and PlazasBliss Meadows Park - Pasadena, TX

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A small 4.4 acre park in Pasadena, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 9/8/2020

last visited: 9/16/2006

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Municipal Parks and PlazasJuan Seguin Historic Park - LaPorte, TX

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Juan Seguin park is located just outside of the Lynchburg Ferry landing on Independence Parkway. It is part of Harris Co. Commissioner Garcia's efforts to more fully tell the story of this historic area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/6/2013

last visited: 3/14/2021

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Municipal Parks and PlazasSylvan Rodriguez Park - Houston, TX

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A park in southeast Houston, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 6/3/2007

last visited: 4/15/2012

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Municipal Parks and Plazas1776 Memorial Park - Friendswood, TX

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A park in Friendswood, TX comprised of 12.6 acres and which includes a natural walking / running / biking trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: 5/26/2006

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Municipal Parks and PlazasDavid G. Burnet Park - Baytown, TX

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A brand-new county park at the historic homesite of David G. Burnet, the first president of the Republic of Texas, offers something for everyone: picnic facilities, history, and fun!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/6/2013

last visited: 10/23/2018

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