3rd Ward Bicycle Tour - May 22, 2021

Reservations are required for this tour. Bicycles and helmets are not included with registration.

$15
General Admission

$5
AIA Houston Members
Architecture students with current ID
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May 22, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
HCC's San Jacinto Memorial Green
1300 Holman
Houston, TX 77004

Brought to you by the ArCH Walking/Bicycle Tours

This bicycle tour explores the Historic Third Ward and surrounding areas including Houston Community College, Emancipation Park, Project Row Houses, Dowling Street,  the Negro Hospital, later Riverside General Hospital, the Buffalo Soldiers Museum, and Texas Southern University. The tour is a dynamic discussion of the neighborhood’s character, history and future in the center of Houston featuring notable local architects such as John Chase and Caudill Rowlett Scott (CRS).

Reservations are required for this tour as attendance is limited.

Attendees need to bring their own bicycle. We encourage everyone to wear a helmet. If you do not have your own bicycle, you can rent a bike from Houston B-Cycle.

Tour meets in the Houston Community College's San Jacinto Memorial Green courtyard (pictured above) right across from the intersection of Caroline St. and Holman St.

 

The safety of Architecture Center Houston’s visitors, volunteers and staff is our top priority. For the safety of our guests, ArCH docent-led walking tours are limited to a maximum of ten attendees to allow for appropriate social distancing. All tour attendees are required to wear face coverings over both their mouth and nose at all times. BE ADVISED: Docents may choose not to wear a mask while speaking.

To ensure a touchless experience, tours tickets must be purchased in advance through the ArCH website. Unfortunately, walk-up attendees without reservations cannot be accommodated at this time.

Tour attendees may carry their own hand sanitizer to further adhere to the guidelines of public health officials regarding frequent hand sanitizing and thorough hand washing.

If you suspect that you may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, or may be experiencing symptoms of an infection, please err on the side of caution and DO NOT attend the tour. We will happily offer you a raincheck for a future tour.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is extremely contagious that can lead to severe illness or death. Tour attendees personally and voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. By confirming your reservation for any ArCH walking tour you acknowledge and accept that risk and agree to the following Safety Protocols:

  • Tickets must be purchased online in advance of the tour.
  • ​Face masks must be worn by all visitors above the age of two.
  • Social distancing must be respected at all times.
  • Visitors are encouraged to bring their own hand sanitizer.
  • Attendees may be asked to leave the tour at any time if staff or docents suspect that they are ill or have been exposed to the virus. Rainchecks will be offered for a future tour.

By purchasing a ticket, you agree to all of the precautions listed above.