The International Management District is undergoing a transformation from being the western extension of Houston’s Chinatown or, as some prefer, Asiatown, to a broader American and international community ideally suited to working, shopping, dining and living. To help bring about this change, the District has several major improvement projects underway or planned to enhance mobility, attractiveness and quality of life in the community.
- Entrance signage on key roadways to welcome visitors to the District ($408,600).
- Wayfinding signage and light pole banners along principal streets in the District ($166,750).
- Bellaire Boulevard landscaping enhancement ($211,400).
- Street signage throughout the District ($231,250).
- Hike and Bike Trail through the heart of the District from Art Storey Park on the east to Hackberry Park at Dairy Ashford.
Total cost estimate: $2,000,000 –
$1,600,000 funded by the Texas Department of Transportation,
$200,000 by the City of Houston Parks Department
$200,000 by the District
- Community Garden with 48 raised beds on school district owned land at Beechnut and Dairy Ashford ($25,000).
All garden plots fully reserved months before completion.
- Children’s Butterfly Play Garden installed with the assistance of Keep Houston Beautiful, the City of Houston and Community Volunteers. (ASNC)