Parks Department to Unveil New Avondale Promenade Park in Montrose

Houston Parks and Recreation Department to Unveil New Avondale Promenade Park in Montrose
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Avondale Promenade Park on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. The .24-acre park is located at 424 Westheimer in the Montrose area.
WHAT: Avondale Promenade Park Ribbon Cutting Celebration
WHEN: Friday, April 23, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: 424 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77006
WHO: Annise Parker, Former Houston Mayor
Kate Dentler, Council Member Abbie Kamin’s Office
Kenneth Allen, Interim Director, Parks & Recreation Dept.
Matthew Fougerat, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Tim Womble, 33-year Avondale Resident
The park will feature a brick pavilion with a chimney and colored pane windows, a brick inlaid sidewalk, dog run, playground equipment, workout station, benches, fencing, interpretive signage, a remembrance garden and landscaping. Funding for the renovations was provided by Parks Consolidated Construction Funds, the Parks and Recreation Dedication Fund, a reimbursement of the Equipment/Projects Fund, contributions from former Council Member Ellen Cohen’s Council District Service Funds, and grant funds from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The park was acquired by the City of Houston in 2015. It is located in City Council District C, represented by Council Member Abbie Kamin. The total cost of the project, which converted an asphalt parking lot into a small urban park, was $1,137,773.
About the Houston Parks and Recreation Department The Houston Parks and Recreation Department (H.P.A.R.D.) stewards and manages over 39,501 acres of parkland and greenspace for the City of Houston and develops and implements recreational programming for citizens of all ages and abilities.
Contact: Estella Espinosa Office: 832.395.7022 Mobile: 832.465.4782 Estella.Espinosa@houstontx.gov (mailto:Estella.Espinosa@houstontx.gov)

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