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Market Square Historic District, Houston

Market Square Historic District - Houston, Texas
Market Square Historic District
Travis Street & Preston Street, Houston, TX 77002Map
+1 713 225 6887
Neighborhood: Downtown
Overview

The revival of this park area where the Allen brothers arrived over 150 years ago to start a new business venture has been exciting and stimulating for the downtown area. Surrounded by four primary streets (Travis, Milam, Congress and Preston), the area features restored historical buildings, fine restaurants, entertainment and nightclubs all within walking distance of each other. Lovely painted benches, artifacts and pictures line the walkways, combining the old with the new for all to enjoy. Different "points of view" can be discussed freely in a friendly atmosphere under the aptly named sculpture by James Surls.

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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
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