Category Archives: About the District

What to Expect From the Five Corners District’s New Business Ambassador

By Christina Autry Did you know that the Five Corners District has a Business Ambassador? Allen Goodlow was asked to take on this new role after retiring in September from his position as Director of Services of the Five Corners District. After seven years of experience managing the district, and a long history of community improvement work in Houston, we are excited that Allen has agreed to take on the job. But what does a Business Ambassador do? First, Allen is gearing up to personally meet as many of the approximately 1,200 business owners in...
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Around the Corner – Spring 2019 Newsletter

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Download the Spring 2019 edition of our 5 Corners Newsletter.

Content:
  • A Word from the Chair
  • Introducing Your Newest Board Members
  • Keeping the District Clean & Green
  • Martha Castex-Tatum - an Interview With Our New Council Member
  • Public Safety Committee - Ensuring a Safer 5 Corners District
  • Big Changes for 5 Corners in 2019
  • Meeting Schedule
  • In Loving Memory of Donald R. Perkins
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A Message from the Chairman

2018 proved to be an exciting year for the Five Corners District. We made significant progress on projects that directly impact our community. Our district continues to be one of the safest areas of the city, in part due to our contract with S.E.A.L. security patrol. Because of their effectiveness in reducing crime, we increased this year’s budget for security by 50%, for added benefit. I would like to highlight several significant district plans which were put into motion this year.


In November of 2017, we initiated a Tri-Party Agreement with TIRZ 9 and...

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Around the Corner – Spring 2018 Newsletter

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Download the Spring 2018 edition of our 5 Corners Newsletter.

Content:
  • A Word from the Chair
  • Business Recognition Program
  • District signs Tri-Party Agreement
  • Council Member Green's Leadership forsters economic development in 5 Corners
  • Southwest HPD Substation - Grand Opening Celebration
  • Environmental & Urban Design Committee - Clean & Green Campaign
  • Did you know?
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Black History Month: Carrie Rochon McAfee

Carrie Rochon McAfee was a very important figure in the Five Corners District community. She is best known for being the first female principal of a comprehensive high school in Texas when she was promoted to that position at James Madison High School in 1974 at the age of 44. McAfee was born in Galveston, TX, on December 20, 1930. Raised by her grandmother, she was the youngest child in her large family family. She relentlessly pursued her dreams of being involved in education, urged on by her father, and earned her Bachelors of Arts in English and History at Texas...
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Five Corners District signs Tri-Party Agreement with TIRZ 9 and TIRZ 25

On Tuesday, November 21st Council Member District K, Larry Green participated in a signing of a Tri-Party Agreement, along with the Chairman of the Five Corners District Homer Clark, Chairman of TIRZ 25, Ted Andrews, and the Chairwoman of TIRZ 9, Algenita Scott-Davis. The agreement is a partnership between the three organizations to work together, and with District K, on economic development projects in the Five Corners Hiram-Clarke area. Projects could include addressing needed infrastructure such as sidewalks and streetscape enhancements, parks and greenspace improvements, and more....
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