working partnership with
City of Houston Parks and Recreation
The 60' wide Heights Boulevard esplanade is
maintained through a cooperative effort by the City
of Houston Parks and Recreation Department (PARD)
and Houston Heights Association (HHA) volunteers.
PARD mows and trims the Boulevard while HHA installs
and maintains the esplanade improvements.
Association's Boulevard Improvements
Boulevard Beautification Project (completed 2003)
plan developed 1997-1999 with significant
$500,000 raised to implement the plan.
trees planted - 140 by volunteers and 235 by
cubic yards of fill added to alleviate flooding
surrounded by 1600 cubic yards of mulch to protect
their roots and trunks.
systems installed on every block to keep the new
all metal benches added.
flowerbeds planted on both sides of White Oak Bayou
entrance sign with a plaza and drinking fountains.
walls with benches added on the 400 and 1600 blocks.
Maintenance of flower beds - Rose Garden, Gazebos,
Cohen Plaza, Entrance Sign, White Oak
the 375 new trees
of the sidewalk live oaks
Boulevard mulch beds
over 20 sprinkler systems
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