Historic Third Ward

Houston’s history lives in the Historic Third Ward. Historic Third Ward is the oldest of the District’s neighborhoods and encompasses the largest concentration of African- Americans in the area. It has emerged as a bustling area for land development, major commercial corridors, thriving small businesses and many warehouse and manufacturing enterprises. On top of all that, it is also where singing superstar Beyoncé grew up

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Emancipation Park Wins Urban Land Institute Houston Development of Distinction 2019 Award for Open Spaces

2019 Emancipation Park 147th Juneteenth Celebration The Houston District Council of the Urban Land Institute has announced the winners of its 2019…

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City of Houston Planning and Development Department: Vision & Opportunities Public Open Houses North Houston Highway Improvement Project

The Planning and Development Department invites the public to a series of open houses for central city neighborhoods adjacent to…