Tag Archives: midtown

Dark Blocks Project Lights Up Midtown Houston

  For several months, Midtown Houston’s Dark Blocks Project has been an ongoing effort to increase the lighting infrastructure and respond to concerns about public safety in our community. Today, we’re proud to report that the outcome of the project, led by Midtown Management District’s (MMD) Service & Maintenance Committee, is bright!  Local law enforcement

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Midtown Develops Affordable Housing in Southeast Houston & Third Ward

(photo courtesy of  Cole Klein Builders) There is a trend in the lack of affordability in urban areas and in particular in the inner cities of places like Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia. In major cities across the country, home ownership and rental costs have escalated substantially, driving people to the suburbs or outside

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Advancing Affordable Housing & Creating Stronger Communities

  As a continuation of our affordable housing initiatives, CCPPI, Midtown Houston’s affordable housing partner, has secured developer agreements to produce more than 130 new affordable homes, including 43 single family homes in Palmetto (OST/South Union), 70 homes in the Martin Luther King area, and an additional 24 homes in Third Ward.   The strategies we

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Rideshare App Safety in Midtown Houston

  Rideshare apps are all the rage thanks to the convenience of easily getting to your next location simply by opening your smartphone. Yet there is still a degree of risk inherent to calling a ride. Follow the tips below to stay safe while utilizing this resource in Midtown Houston. Steps to Stay Safe in

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Steps to a Sustainable Life in Midtown Houston

  The most walkable district in Houston – Midtown – is the perfect place to jumpstart a green, sustainable lifestyle. Why not try it out now? It shouldn’t be a headache to have less of an impact on the environment. That’s why we’ve made it is easy to do so in Midtown Houston:   Shop

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4 Ways to Shop Local with Ease in Midtown Houston

Shopping local is a fantastic opportunity to get out in the community while treating yourself to something new. Increased residential units, large green spaces to freshen the cityscape and more public transportation options make Midtown Houston an ideal destination to shop, live and build a life. There are also a multitude of local businesses you’ll

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Guest Post: Why I Wheelie Love Midtown Houston

We’re excited to introduce a new series featuring local bloggers and influencers as they capture their experiences in Midtown Houston. This month’s sponsored guest blog post is by  Erin Creeks, owner of Ms. Independent   A few weeks ago I celebrated my 35th birthday. That milestone made me question – when was the last time

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How to Plan Your Dream Outdoor Wedding in Midtown Houston

  If you got engaged over the holidays, congrats and well wishes! The spirit of this family-filled time often brings unparalleled joy and makes for a beautiful winter proposal. As you explore the possibilities available to you in the new year, consider Midtown Houston for your future nuptials. A Charmed Midtown Houston Wedding Midtown Houston’s

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