Houston is a extend across metropolis in Texas, expand to Galveston Bay. It’s closely connected with the coastal visitor center at NASA’s astronaut training, the Space Center Houston and flight control complex. The city’s Downtown includes the Houston Grand Opera, Theater District, and the Historic District, which pairs 19th-century architecture with trendy restaurants.
Houston is the fourth-largest city of nation. Divers cultures, a dynamic community of world-class art, food, entertainment and attractions.The city’s geographic location on the Gulf Coast and advanced airport system make Houston a gateway to Latin America and the globe. Houston is a prime destination for entrepreneurs and people who are looking for new opportunities. A diverse economy, coupled with a “can do” attitude has made it happen. Chinatown
Clear Lake/Bay Area Houston
Medical Center/NRG Park
Memorial Park/Washington Corridor
Upper Kirby/Greenway Plaza
West University/Rice Village
Brothers Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen found Houston
Texas becomes the 28th state in the Union
Congress designates Houston a port
Houston’s first park opens. The site, now Sam Houston Park, contains several of Houston’s earliest buildings
Voters first reject proposed zoning ordinance. It’s rejected again in 1962 and 1993.
First Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo held
Texas Medical Center founded
Alley Theatre established
“Houston” is first word spoken from the lunar surface
Shell Oil Co. relocates corporate headquarters to Houston. More than 200 major firms move headquarters, subsidiaries and divisions here in the years following.
Census finds Houston MSA has no racial or ethnic majority
First modern light rail line-7.5 miles-begins operations.