If you live or work downtown, you will soon have another place to enjoy the outdoors.
The city announced it is building a new green space near the Toyota Center. The public park will occupy three-fourths of a block near Bell, San Jacinto, Leeland, and Fannin streets.
The remaining one-fourth serves as a parking area for South Texas College of Law faculty and staff.
This project supports Plan Downtown — a 20-year vision plan for the downtown area that was approved last November — by creating an open space to promote visitor appeal, business climate, livability, and connectivity.
Construction of the new park is expected to begin in mid-2019 and should open in the summer of 2020.
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