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Levy Park Levy Park is undergoing a $10 million renovation.

HOUSTON—After opening 25 years ago, New York City’s Bryant Park has been totally transformed and in Dallas, Klyde Warren Park has emerged from an eyesore freeway to a green space built atop the freeway to unite the previously divided city. The newest privately managed urban park, Levy Park, opens on February 25.

A public green space in the Upper Kirby District area of inner-city Houston, Levy Park is undergoing a $10 million renovation that will create a gathering place and an entertainment and recreation destination. The Upper Kirby Redevelopment Authority, in partnership with the Upper Kirby District Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization focused on community and quality of life improvements, is funding more than $12 million in public park amenities to transform Levy Park into an urban space and improve the city’s real estate landscape.

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Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of GlobeSt.com. She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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