The overall goal of the study is to create a Livable Centers plan for Hobby area that will promote pedestrian accessibility, increase access to transit, promote a range of quality housing options and increase opportunities for private investment. The study should result in practical implementation strategies to improve the quality of the living/working/civic environment in the area. It should enhance the area as a destination which is walkable, transit-served, characterized by diverse housing and employment choices, thriving businesses, vibrant street life, and civic amenities.
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The focus of the Hobby Area Livable Center study is the area bounded by Dixie Drive to the north, Almeda Genoa to the south, the Gulf Freeway (IH-45) to the east, and Mykawa Road to the west. The area is a mix of moderate income neighborhoods, apartment complexes, strip commercial retail and industrial development –which is primarily anchored by the presence of the William P. Hobby Airport.
Implementation Workshop - October 6, 2016
Hobby Livable Centers Implementation Workshop Presentation 10.6.2016
Values Workshop - July 13, 2016
Hobby Livable Centers Values Workshop Presentation 7.13.2016
Vision Workshop - May 25, 2016
Hobby Livable Centers Fact Sheet
Hobby Livable Centers Vision Workshop Presentation 5.12.2016
Hobby Livable Centers Vision Workshop Presentation 5-25-2016
Hobby Area Management District City of Houston