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500 Affordable Homes Built, 500 More Planned in Central Houston

(photo by Cole Klein Builders) Imagine new single-family homes with price tags below $200,000 and senior housing with rent as low as $300 a month plus on-site access to health care. Then add in some affordable townhomes, duplexes, and apartments within walking distance of public transportation and nearby jobs. If you think this sounds like

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La Calle Tacos in Bagby Park to Feature Live Entertainment and Enhanced Amenities for Day and Night Dining

(photo courtesy of La Calle Tacos) This summer, visitors of Bagby Park in Midtown Houston will experience outdoor entertainment and savory Mexican-style bites against a lush green backdrop. La Calle Tacos is set to open this summer after revisiting the original concept and shifting to focus on developing a world-class outdoor dining experience. “We hoped

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New Data Shows Midtown Houston’s Population has More than Doubled over the Past 20 Years

  In the past two decades, Midtown Houston has evolved into a bustling community that combines the perfect blend of modern, center-city living with an abundance of arts and cultural offerings. Young professionals and families value the proximity to convenient transportation and nearby parks, and new data shows just how much the area is continuing

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Midtown Houston’s 25-year Track Record of Maintaining Housing Affordability in Houston’s Inner City

  (photos of home built by Cole Klein Builders) The last 25 years have seen an explosion in development in many inner-city Houston neighborhoods. Midtown Houston, the area between downtown’s skyscrapers and The Medical Center, is no exception. Unlike other neighborhoods, however, there is a plan in place in Midtown to preserve affordability and neighborhood

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Spark Creativity and Directly Support 40+ Local Artists at Midtown Houston’s Virtual Art Market

There’s no denying we can all benefit from the hope and joy inspired by Midtown Houston’s art community. This year more than ever, we must make that extra effort to connect. Plus, local artists continue to innovate and create despite challenges posed by the necessity of social distancing. They need our support, and we need

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Midtown Houston Helps To Support Senior Living Affordable Housing

(photo courtesy of The Montrose Center) As a continuation of our affordable housing initiatives, Midtown Houston has advanced its effort to work in partnership with community-based entities to produce affordable housing. More specifically, Midtown Redevelopment Authority (MRA) supported the production of an affordable housing senior living project, the Law Harrington Senior Living Center located in

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New Changes Unveiled at Bagby Park in Midtown Houston

Photo by Matt Daniel Midtown Houston has eagerly anticipated the unveiling of exciting new changes at Bagby Park in Midtown. As of February 2021, we are thrilled to announce that many of the enhanced spaces at Bagby Park are now open to the public. In addition to the dog park, bocce ball court, and public

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Murals with a Message: See Latest Works by Local Artists in Midtown Houston

Amidst a global pandemic and a national lens focused on social justice issues, Midtown Houstonhas partnered with UP Art Studio to create relevant, unconventional mini murals in the district. The two organizations commissioned local artists Renee Victor and Armando Castelan to create works that confront prevailing issues in the world today with hopes of sparking

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New restaurant coming to Bagby Park: La Calle Tacos to open in Spring of 2021

(Photo via La Calle Tacos Facebook page) La Calle Tacos is officially coming to Midtown Houston. This is the second Houston location for the fast-casual concept specializing in food from Mexico City. The menu at La Calle is simple: Mexican-style tacos with corn tortillas or American-style tacos with flour tortillas and sides of Mexican street

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