Identity Markers Go Up Around Montrose

If you’ve driven through Montrose recently, you’ve probably noticed them: the 13-foot-high sturdy metal signposts that have arisen at major commercial intersections around the district. Surmounted by a stylish silver sign featuring the Montrose District’s art deco logo, the 13 so-called identity markers are intended to better designate neighborhood boundaries and...

By | February 7, 2017

Houston Celebrates Relighting of Montrose Bridges in Time for Super Bowl LI

Houston, Texas (January 31, 2017) – Montrose Management District (MMD) is pleased to announce that the seven arched bridges spanning US 59 – connecting Montrose with the rest of Houston – are once again shining brightly. The new, low-energy LED lighting system outlines the arches of the bridges and illuminates...

By | February 1, 2017

My Montrose: Katie Castellano, Yucatan Taco Stand

Castellano is the general manager of the Yucatan Taco Stand, which opened in October on Montrose Boulevard between Hawthorne and Harold Streets, in the location formerly occupied by Berryhill Baja Grill. The Fort Worth-based restaurant has five locations in Texas and Oklahoma. How long have you been with Yucatan? It’s...

By | January 31, 2017

Planning Commission Unanimously Recommends Montrose District’s Application For Special Parking Area

On January 19th, the Houston Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend that City Council approve the Montrose Management District’s application for a Special Parking Area (SPA). The commission, a 26-member board appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council, comprises elected officials, interested citizens, and the director of planning...

By | January 24, 2017

Economic Development Brochure

The mission of the Montrose District is to attract public and private investment, provide professional management to the area, and enhance the economic well-being of the community. In order to assist with this mission, the District is empowered to finance projects and plans related to public safety, business and economic...

By | November 11, 2016

Esplanade Improvement Project FAQ

What is the esplanade improvement project? The esplanade improvement project aims to improve the esplanades so that they reinforce the appeal and identity of the larger Montrose community, and contribute aesthetically to the neighborhood. Materials for each esplanade have been selected with for their high quality and low maintenance requirements...

By | May 20, 2016
  • February 20, 2017

    March is Red Cross Month

    Join the Greater Houston Area Chapter in honoring the contributors who have provided significant support to the lifesaving mission of the American Red Cross in our community.

  • February 15, 2017

    Urgent Airbag Safety Recall

    The airbag in your vehicle may have a deadly defect. Instead or protecting you, these defective airbags explode like grenades, spraying metal shrapnel inside the passenger compartment. Eleven people have died, including two right here in Houston. More than 180 people have been severely injured....

  • February 9, 2017


    Join us for TECH CONNECT 2017 A free networking evening featuring Houston’s entrepreneurial and tech-related organizations. Come meet Houston’s amazing start-up groups, discover how your entrepreneurial dreams can become realities, and share a toast with fellow entrepreneurs. February 16, 2017 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm...

  • February 6, 2017

    District C’s annual Capital Improvement Plan Meeting, Feb. 20

    District C’s annual Capital Improvement Plan Meeting will take place on Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 6:30PM at the West Gray Metropolitan Multi-Service Center (MAP). The Public Works and Engineering Department and others will present upcoming infrastructure projects that will affect the district over the...

  • February 4, 2017

    H-GAC Transportation Survey – asking for your assistance

    We are asking for your assistance with a survey CDS is conducting for the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC). It’s a region-wide community survey of public transportation service needs and opinions, including topics such as ride sharing, local bus service, park and ride service, and other...