The most engaging waterfront walk in America is barely inches from the San Antonio River. Winding through downtown Texas in its own lively urban canyon , which on scorching days makes it one of the coolest places in Texas, Riverwalk is lined with cafes and many other layers of activity that rise up from the waters edge. Built as a WPA project in the 1930s, it is an unsurpassed tourist magnet but also remains a place ...more »
Discovery Green is 12 acre urban park on the edge of high-rise downtown and offers Houston residents from round the Houston region (and visitors) a a downtown destination with lots to do.
The civic square at the center of the city brings people up off the Riverwalk to connect with local culture and history. Completed in April 2008, the $12 million renovation created a multitude of new additions to Main Plaza. Five new interactive fountains are located in the center, helping create a fun place for kids to play and patrons to congregate and engage the space. http://www.pps.org/great_public_spaces//one?public_place_id=1135&type_id=0 ...more »