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Market Square Park

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Market Square Park is a public park in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States It is bounded by Travis, Milam, Congress and Preston streets It has remained a geographic centerpiece of Downtown Houston since the arrival of the city's founders, John Kirby and Augustus Chapman Allen in 1836citation needed

The square was donated to the city in 1854 by Augustus Allen and used as an open air produce market Very near Allen's Landing, the original port of Houston, the downtown business district grew around the square Early city landmarks included the briefly used Texas Capitol and White House In addition, several City Halls rose and fell at Market Square, each destroyed by fire1

The historic square is surrounded by 19th century architecture, housing a variety of businesses, entertainment venues, nightclubs and dining establishments Market Square is located directly between Allen's Landing and the Theater Districtcitation needed

It is a central feature of the Main Street/Market Square Historic District, a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places

The bicycle-centered social movement known as Critical Mass meets at Market Square Park on the last Friday of every month2


  • 1 Gallery
  • 2 See also
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links


See alsoedit

  • Points of View Surls, installed in the park


  1. ^ "Market Square" Parks, City of Houston, wwwhoustontxgov Archived from the original on 2014-02-01 Retrieved 2014-01-19 
  2. ^ Houston's Critical Mass Facebook Page https://wwwfacebookcom/groups/62074084734/

External linksedit

  • Market Square Historic District
  • Lauren Griffith Associates

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