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Houston Hispanic Icons Honored in Midtown Houston Public Art

Houston continues to be lauded as one of the most diverse cities in the country. As such, we proudly  celebrate the rich, diverse cultures that make our city so special year-round. This month and next, we’re spotlighting Houstonians of Latin descent for National Hispanic Heritage Month.  In honoring this month, we want to start by

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Take the Midtown Parks and Open Space Survey

We want to hear from you!  The Midtown Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is seeking input for an update to the Midtown Parks and Public Space Master Plan. This follows the completion of the 2022 Midtown Capital Improvements Plan Survey, in which most respondents indicated that parks and public spaces, such as the streets and sidewalks in

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The truth about affordable housing

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio The Midtown Redevelopment Authority (MRA) and Center for Civic and Public Policy Improvement (CCPPI) program in Houston’s Greater Third Ward are partnering to bring quality housing to Houstonians. Learn more about affordable housing myths. Myth #1 – Affordable housing is for the very poor The MRA/CCPPI program is for homebuyers who

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Seniors age with dignity thanks to Midtown Houston

Pride Month 2022 marks one year since the largest LGBTQ+-affirming affordable housing complex for seniors in the nation formally opened at 2222 Cleburne Street in Houston’s Third Ward. Originally part of the Midtown Redevelopment Authority (MRA) affordable housing initiative, the Law Harrington Senior Living Center (LHSLC) is run by the Montrose Center.  How is it

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