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Community Resilience Initiative - Building Stronger Neighborhoods in Houston
This report spotlights the work taking place in the five pilot Complete Communities to build community resilience. By documenting the processes surrounding these key community initiatives, this report identifies best practices that should underpin future work in Houston neighborhoods.
Rice Kinder Institute for urban research

Through the Gulfton Green idea, Connect Community is working with community stakeholders to reimagine one of the most oft-visited corners of the Gulfton community, and the de facto center of Gulfton life, into a more vibrant, walkable and community-centered area. The goal is to leverage the existing investments and city-controlled land to create this hub. The overall vision is to connect service providers through a redesign of an unused green space into a multi-use park with green ‘fingers’ connecting to new high-quality mixed-income housing, neighbor- hood-inspired retail, a tech/maker incubator, an expand- ed library and structured parking to replace surface-lot parking.

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