What's Out There Weekend Houston
Encircled and traversed by ribbons of highways, Houston’s highly urbanized landscape comprises parks, university campuses, suburbs, and public open spaces spanning the Picturesque, Beaux-Arts, and Modernist styles amidst dense residential, commercial, and industrial enclaves. Following TCLF's Leading with Landscape II: The Houston Transformation conference on March 11, discover the diverse landscapes that make this city great. Free tours will be led by a number of the landscape architects presenting in the conference. Confirmed tours include Allen Center, Antioch Park, Bagby Park, Bayou Bend, Broadacres, Buffalo Bayou Park and the Sabine Promenade, Christ Church Cathedral, City Centre, Discovery Green, Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park, Glenwood Cemetery, Gragg Park, Hermann Park and McGovern Centennial Gardens & Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion, Hermann Square, Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, Market Square Park, Memorial Park, Menil Collection Campus, Post Oak Boulevard, Rice University and the Raymond and Susan Brochstein Pavilion, Sam Houston Park, Sesquicentennial Park, University of St. Thomas, and the Woodlands.
For much more information about the landscape legacy of the Bayou City, check out TCLF's interactive, online What's Out There Houston Guide, which includes historical narratives, landscape descriptions, and designer biographies.