Category Archives: Projects

Late Council Member Larry Green honored with a celebration


This week the Five Corners District, Good 4 Green, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston City Council Member Martha Castex-Tatum, District K and other community members honored the late Council Member Larry Green with a celebration, Sims Bayou mural unveiling and by performing acts of kindness in his honor. . . . Read more

Current Improvement Projects in the Neighborhood

By Christina Autry If you live in the Five Corners Improvement District, you have witnessed, whether aware or not, what the City of Houston calls TIRZ projects. What does this mean? TIRZ is an acronym which stands for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone. The “zones” that TIRZ refers to are specific locations in the Five Corners District that the City of Houston and the community wishes to improve. The people who help decide on TIRZ boundaries and make improvement plans are an appointed board of directors comprised “typically of people who live in the TIRZ,...
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5 Corners New Bridge Opens

By Christina Autry The sound of trumpets and drums marched through the air, welcoming those gathered for this highly anticipated ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Five Corners District. Madison High School cheerleaders held doors open for guests entering the hospitable Brentwood Baptist Church, where the ribbon-cutting was held due to inclement weather. As the ceremony began, the Madison High band and dance team paraded into the ballroom, and led onlookers in the Star Spangled Banner. Pastor Joe Ratliff marked the occasion with prayer, thanking God for “the improvements, advancements, and unity of Houston.” The event...
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