A prominent Houston ophthalmologist plans to develop a 10-story building in the Museum District to house his medical practice along with other physicians specializing in plastic surgery, dermatology and internal medicine.
On Friday, September 14, 2018 a Groundbreaking Ceremony was held to kick-off the construction of the new Center for Education and Enterprise Building.
In a field of worthy entries, the panel of judges had the difficult task of selecting one winner from each category for the Houston Business Journal 2018 Landmark Awards. Entries were judged on potential for impact to Houston, such as job creation, innovation, best land use, development of surrounding neighborhoods and visual impact.
Crime Stoppers of Houston will break ground on its new 30,000-square-foot headquarters in Midtown on Oct. 30.
The nonprofit will tear down its current 22,400-square-foot building at 3001 Main St. to make way for the new structure, which was designed by Houston-based Merriman Holt Powell Architects and is being built by Houston-based Mission Constructors Inc. The new building will occupy the entire 3000 block of Main Street and will include a 12,800-square-foot Harris County Sheriff’s Officers Memorial Garden.
Crime Stoppers was started in Houston in 1981 and has since solved more than 30,000 cases that have led to almost 25,000 arrests.
“The Crime Stoppers program in Houston has become the most successful of any Crime Stoppers program in the world,” said Dave Ward, news anchor at Channel 13’s KTRK who will be honored as the voice of Crime Stoppers at its gala on Oct. 29. “It’s an amazing concept. Crime Stoppers has put thousands of felons in prison.”
One of Houston’s largest resident theater companies will start construction on a facility in the Galleria area this summer that will house three separate theaters with 900 total seats.
The A.D. Players, a Houston-based theater company founded in 1967, announced the groundbreaking at the company’s annual guild luncheon in May.