Walter P Moore Projects Honored at ULI Houston's 2018 Development of Distinction Awards
Walter P Moore swept the Not-for-Profit category at the 2018 ULI Houston Development of Distinction Awards, earning recognition for projects Avenida Houston and SEARCH Foshee Family House of Tiny Treasures. // Photo by Aaron Bielish
Two projects were recognized In the Not-for-Profit category, including Avenida Houston by Houston First. The $175 million renovation of the George R. Brown Convention Center included the new Partnership Tower office building, a new 1,820-space garage, and a 97,000-square-foot pedestrian plaza in front of the convention center helping to transform Downtown Houston from a day-time only business center into a functioning urban hub, where cultural, sports and recreational venues contribute to a livable downtown and a notable national destination. According to the national jury, Avenida was “transformative with an “exclamation point”, emphasizing its “three-dimensional” capacity which is “full-time – day and night.” MOORE...
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