A major thoroughfare in the Uptown area will be completely transformed by the end of 2018, creating a pedestrian-oriented corridor designed to keep pace with a rapidly changing district.
The Uptown Houston District is leading the effort to redevelop the entire length of Post Oak Boulevard from Richmond Avenue to I-610 West. What will emerge is a heavily-landscaped, grand boulevard lined with shops, restaurants and residential buildings. Sidewalks are being widened, extensive lighting installed and nearly 1,000 trees will soon create a green canopy over the street.
“This is a destination boulevard only Houston can build,” says John Breeding, president of Uptown Houston. “We are passionate about creating an environment that will benefit all those who work, stay, visit and play along Post Oak Boulevard.”
The plan also calls for making getting around Uptown a bit easier. A dedicated bus lane in the median of Post Oak will include eight, unique bus stops along the length of the street.