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Blueprint Houston Newsletter - October 2004

Opportunities for your Involvement

Public Forum on Housing Strategies for Houston: Expanding Opportunities

  • Saturday, October 23rd, 10:00 am 12:00 pm
  • George R. Brown Convention Center
  • Admission Free
  • Panelists: Gordon Quan, Chair, Neighborhoods, Housing and Redevelopment Committee, Roger Lewis, FAIA, Rey De la Reza, FAIA and James Vick, AIA.
In association with its 65th Annual convention, the Texas Society of Architects will be hosting a public forum on the recently released Housing Strategies for Houston report. The report represents the views of national experts on housing policies that Houston should consider adopting to meet the challenges of future growth.

Planning Workshops for Future of Fifth and Third Wards
Fifth Ward: October 23rd from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, 4014 Market, 5th Ward Multi-service Center
Third Ward: October 30th, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm 2020 Herman Dr., Judson Robinson Jr. Multi- service Center

On Saturday, October 23rd and 30th, the Land Assemblage Redevelopment Authority (LARA) in conjunction with the City of Houston Planning and Development Department will host a series of workshops that will provide the community with feedback and results from previous workshops. Public input is being collected to formulate a community driven plan that will address the growing number of tax delinquent and vacant properties in urban Houston.

LARA became a governmental corporation in 2003 though an inter-local agreement between the City of Houston, Harris County and HISD. The purpose is to return unproductive tax delinquent properties to productive use, increase affordable housing opportunities, stimulate mixed use development and eliminate blight. For more information, contact 713-837-7887.

Public Comments Welcome
Highway Analysis: Results for IH-45

You are invited to attend either of these identical open house sessions where TxDOT staff and consultants will describe the results of the highway analysis for the North Hardy Corridor.

  • Tuesday, October 26th, 6:00 8:00 pm
    Davis High school, Commons Area
    1101 Quitman
  • Thursday, October 28th, 6:00 8:00 pm
    Greenspoint Mall, Community Room
    12300 North Freeway
  • Admission Free

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