South Main Alliance/Main Street Coalition
Museum Walk/University Crossing/Main Street Project
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
American General Conference Room
6 – 8 pm, Tuesday, August 13, 2013
The public is invited to a presentation hosted by City of Houston District D City Council Member Wanda Adams and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston about design and implementation of wide-ranging projects to enhance the pedestrian realm.
Click here for the project overview.
The long-awaited $4 million project sponsored by the South Main Alliance and Main Street Coalition began construction in April 2013.
Museum Walk improves sidewalks and crosswalks, installs pedestrian signs and pedestrian lighting and enhances landscaping on Bissonnet, Binz, Fannin and San Jacinto in the heart of the Museum District.
University Crossing provides a raised intersection at University and Main Streets and enhances crosswalks and pedestrian lighting and amenities from University to Dryden connecting from Main Street to METRORail on Fannin.
The Main Street Project creates a landscaped median from Mecom Fountain to Cambridge Street, improves the plantings and irrigation on the Cravens Parkway enhances crossings and pedestrian amenities on the walkways adjacent to Main Street.
The Grand Gateway beautifies the historic entrance to Hermann Park from the Mecom Fountain to Sam Houston Monument and enhance pedestrian connectivity.
Parking is available at the MFAH surface lot at Binz and Main or the MFAH parking garage.
The American General Conference room is in the Audrey Beck Building located on the south east corner of Main Street and Binz. Parking is available in the MFAH surface lot adjacent to First Presbyterian Church and in the MFAH parking building entered from Binz between Fannin and San Jacinto Streets. Light refreshments will be provided.