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Planning and Development

​”​Although an effective advocate for downtown, Central Houston is not just that. I have been part of several committees and focus groups organized by Central Houston for the purpose of vetting ideas, spurring creativity, sharing information and creating a plan for solving issues confronting the greater Houston area. Central Houston acts as a catalyst to further proponents of change in areas such as regional transportation, quality of life and culture.”​

– Kurt D. Nondorf, Partner, Houston Office, Jackson Walker LLP

Central Houston is a strong and effective advocate for comprehensive planning.  We work hand-in-hand with the Houston Downtown Management District, Houston Downtown Redevelopment Authority, City of Houston, METRO, Harris County and other area development associations.

Providing information and coordination, Central Houston leads or assists in many important areas:

  • Residential and mixed-use planning
  • Buffalo Bayou North Channelization
  • Tranquility Park – future renovation
  • Sidewalk improvements
  • Street improvements
  • Neighborhood connections
  • Elysian Viaduct – new bridge and roadway
  • Hike and bike trails
  • Wayfinding improvements

Contact Lonnie Hoogeboom, Director of Planning and Design, 713-650-3022, for more information on planning and development services.