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 1836.
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 fire.
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 District.
It is a central feature of the Main Street/Market Square Historic District, a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Starting at the Market Square Park located at 301 Milam St, Houston, TX 77002, United States head south you’ll reach NRG Stadium located at NRG Pkwy, Houston, TX 77054, United States
If you leave NRG Stadium and head north towards Memorial Park located at 6501 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77007, United States
Then when you leave Memorial Park and head southwest towards Eldridge Park located at 2511 Eldridge Rd, Sugar Land, TX 77478, United States
After leaving Eldridge Park and head towards the east, you will reach Boreas HVAC located at 3727 Greenbriar Dr. Suite 404 Stafford, TX, USA
You can also visit Downtown Aquarium.
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