New Farmers Market Debuts in Downtown Houston
Sep 8, 2023
"We continue to make Downtown an attractive place to live and a place where people want to be or even want to spend their weekends. This is definitely going to help to support that additional goal of growing overall foot traffic," Kris Larson, president and CEO of Downtown Houston+, tells Axios.
Central Houston Mayoral Candidate Forum
Aug 22, 2023
Central Houston hosted a Mayoral Candidate Forum with Robert Gallegos, Gilbert Garcia, Lee Kaplan, Sheila Jackson Lee and John Whitmire on Tuesday, August 22 at South Texas College of Law. This event provided a platform for listeners to gain insight into the next Mayor’s priorities and plans for our Downtown Houston neighborhood. Moderator: Lisa Grey, Op-Ed Editor at the Houston Chronicle
How Downtown's top leader aims to reimagine Houston's city center, spark new connections
Nov 28, 2022
When Kris Larson landed in the job that made him the new face of downtown Houston, he knew he had big shoes to fill. His predecessor, Bob Eury, had led the downtown economic development group Central Houston since its inception about 40 years ago. Larson is working to knit together the three organizations under a shared vision to shepherd in the next phase of growth for downtown.