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Plan Downtown is a new 20-year vision that will position Downtown at the forefront in leading Houston's advancement as a great global city. It's organized around several big ideas. Learn More

Build

What are the competitive advantages of Downtown, and how do we build on those in the future?

Connect

How can Downtown better connect to its adjacent neighborhoods?

Move

How do we balance the needs of commuters with the desire for more livable streets?

Work

How does Downtown attract the future workforce?

Visit

What makes Downtown a competitive destination for regional, national, and international visitors?

Live

Who are Downtown’s residents, and who are we trying to attract in the future?

Play

How can we complement and replicate the success of existing public spaces?

Learn

How does Downtown leverage schools and universities to foster innovation and attract new office and residential populations?

Build
How do we build on the existing physical character and assets to create a vibrant 21st Century Downtown?
Connect
How can Downtown better connect to its adjacent neighborhoods?
Move
How do we balance the needs of commuters with the desire for more livable streets?
Work
How does Downtown attract the future workforce?
Visit
What makes Downtown a competitive destination for regional, national, and international visitors?
Live
Who are Downtown’s residents, and who are we trying to attract in the future?
Play
How can we complement and replicate the success of existing public spaces?
Learn
How does Downtown leverage schools and universities to foster innovation and attract new office and residential populations?
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Timeline

Late Spring 2017 Vision Development Summer 2017 Concept Design Late Summer 2017 Draft Plan Fall 2017 Plan Launch What is a shared vision for Downtown’s future? How do Downtown’s goals and aspirations guide public and private development? What are some big ideas to propel Downtown’s vision? What future projects, programs, policies and partnerships are vital to Downtown’s success? How can Plan Downtown identify and prioritize future development projects? What strategies and initiatives are best ensured through urban planning and design? With the release of Plan Downtown, how will future development be implemented? Who are the champions of Downtown’s future? Late Spring 2017 Vision Development Summer 2017 Concept Design Late Summer 2017 Draft Plan Fall 2017 Plan Launch What is a shared vision for Downtown’s future? How do Downtown’s goals and aspirations guide public and private development? What are some big ideas to propel Downtown’s vision? What future projects, programs, ,policies and partnerships are vital to Downtown’s success? How can Plan Downtown identify and prioritize future development projects? What strategies and initiatives are best ensured through urban planning and design? With the release of Plan Downtown, how will future development be implemented? Who are the champions of Downtown’s future?

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