Downtown Houston Apartment Near Discovery Green

May 1st, 2019

Our location at 500 Crawford simply can’t be beat. We are directly across the street from Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros (in fact, many of our apartments have stunning views looking directly into the ballpark), and have two award winning on-site restaurants on the first floor. We have a walking score of 97 (out of 100), which means you’ve got so much surrounding you, it’s hard to decide what to do next.

Our Houston luxury apartments offer close proximity to shopping, sports (we are walking distance from the Astros, Rockets and Dynamo), diverse dining options, entertainment, and more, like walkable access to Discovery Green. One of Houston’s premier green spaces, this 12-acre park has hosted more than 13.5 million visitors since it opened in 2008. Take a look below for some fun events Discovery Green is hosting over the next few months and add them to your calendar - perfect for family night, date night and more. For a complete event list of things around downtown Houston, click here.

Upcoming Events at Nearby Discovery Green:

Bank of America Screen on the Green presented by Arandas Bakery

Enjoy family-friendly movies with a view of the downtown Houston skyline. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs and arrive early for contests and other activities.

A Wrinkle in Time - Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8:45 p.m.

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother and her friend to space in order to find him.

Mean Girls - Saturday, June 29, 2019, 9 p.m.

Cady Heron is a hit with the Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for the alpha Plastic’s ex-boyfriend.

Flea by Night presented by Green Mountain Energy Saturdays, May 18 and June 15, 2019, 6–10 p.m.

Treasure hunt for one-of-a-kind vintage, handmade, recycled and local goods from over 40 vendors, plus enjoy live music and food trucks along Avenida de las Americas and the park’s Grace Event Lawn.

Healthy Living Fitness in the Park presented by Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts Farmers Market presents a free fitness series at Discovery Green. No pre-registration required, but participants must sign a waiver upon arrival. Bring a towel and water, as well as a mat for yoga classes. Yoga mats can be purchased in the office at Discovery Green between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Yoga Mondays, Now–June 24, 2019, 12–1 p.m.

Strengthen, relax and recharge during this yoga class for all levels.

Heartfulness Meditation Mondays, Now–June 24, 2019, 1–1:15 p.m.

Get in tune with your inner self during this 15-minute meditation session.

Core-Focused Yoga Tuesdays, Now–June 25, 2019, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Strengthen your body, relax your mind and find your center with this dynamic flow yoga sequence.

Off the Couch Wednesdays, Now–June 26, 2019, 6:30–7:30 p.m.

A moderate exercise class aimed at increasing your strength, balance, flexibility and endurance while improving your overall health. Ages 18 and up.

Parkour Thursdays, Now–June 27, 2019, 6:30–8 p.m.

A beginner class led by Urban Movement-certified coaches who utilize the park for an urban workout. Ages 12 and up.

Tai Chi Fridays, Now–June 28, 2019, 12–1 p.m.

The Chinese internal martial art of Tai Chi focuses on slow, meditative movements.

Hatha Yoga Saturdays, Now–June 29, 2019, 9–10 a.m.

A basic vinyasa yoga class for enhanced awareness and a strong, healthy body.

Kayak Rides and R/C Boats on Kinder Lake Saturdays and Sundays, Now–June 30

Go for a leisurely kayak ride or navigate a radio-controlled boat around Kinder Lake. Rentals are provided by Bayou City Adventures (subject to weather conditions) and are $5 per person.

Land Rover Houston Central’s Rainbow on the Green® presented by Legacy Community Health – Montrose Friday, June 21, 2019, 7–10 p.m

Discovery Green presents its free annual citywide LGBT celebration with electrifying entertainment by Chad and ONEUP, along with some of Houston’s best drag performers.

GUST: Celebrating a Decade of Discovery Now – May 28, 2019 (extended)

The Discovery Green Conservancy commissioned this interactive site-specific art installation from Cocolab, a Mexico City-based studio of digital artists. The work brings to life the invisible patterns of the wind with the vivid color and subtle motion of nearly 2,000 handmade pinwheels. From 5–10 p.m. daily, visitors are invited to approach one of four “activation stations” along the park’s Brown Foundation Promenade and blow on a pinwheel to “become the wind.” At dusk, GUST is illuminated by patterns of light that respond in real time to the changing direction of the breeze.

Houston Center for Photography Classes Wednesdays, May 29, June 26, 6:30–8 p.m.

Experts teach free monthly photography workshops at Discovery Green. Meet at the Morgan Reading Room behind The Lake House Café.

Cinco de Mayo Sunday, May 5, 2019, 3–5 p.m.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Discovery Green with the Kinder HSPVA Mariachis (4:15 p.m.), ballet folklorico by Nueva Luna and more performances. Bombón’s La Comadre (Mel Gomez) and DJ Gracie Chavez will emcee.

Families and Children Youth Performance Poetry Sessions Friday May 3, 2019, 6:30–8 p.m

Writers in the Schools (WITS) leads free writing and performance poetry workshops for poets ages 13 to 19.

Young Writers Workshop Saturdays, Now–June 29, 2019, 10:30–11:30 a.m.

Led by Writers In The Schools (WITS), this weekly workshop is Houston’s only free and open writing workshop for kids. The class, which includes a craft provided by Houston Public Library, encourages children to express their thoughts and develop language skills.

Sundays in the Park Sundays, Now–June 30, 2019, 3–5 p.m.

Enjoy lawn games, activities and more.

If you’re looking for your next Houston move, be sure to check out our Houston apartments downtown located at 500 Crawford Street, across from Minute Maid Park. Stop by for a private tour or call us at 713.222.0500 today to hear about our current leasing specials, especially on our two-bedroom floor plans. You can also take our virtual tour right now.

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