What to expect on the new walking path in Houston’s Memorial Park
Before dawn, the thick rubber treads of our Nikes and New Balances made a measured, steady tick-tock with each step along the crushed granite path of Memorial Park’s Seymour Lieberman Trail. No one dilly-dallies at this time of day, when the ritual of exercise is more about anticipation than relaxation, with hours of meetings and deadlines ahead.
A New Stretch of Running Trail Is a Pleasant Surprise at Memorial Park
Like most runners who frequent the 2.93-mile crushed granite running loop, better known as the Seymour Lieberman Trail, at Memorial Park every week, I was surprised to find the path blocked off by large a green fence and Do Not Enter signage last night at the beginning of an easy six-miler.
A leaf-peeper driving through Houston might think fall is around the corner, looking at the changing canopies of bald cypresses, maples, elms, certain oaks and sycamores across the landscape.A leaf-peeper driving through Houston might think fall is around the corner, looking at the changing canopies of bald cypresses, maples, elms, certain oaks and sycamores across the landscape.
Memorial Park accelerates visionary plan with $70 million gift from Kinder Foundation
Kinder Foundation is offering a grant of $70 million to fast-track Memorial Park’s Master Plan, one of the nation’s largest and most visionary urban park restorations, led by Memorial Park Conservancy (MPC), Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD), and the Uptown Development Authority (UDA).