Saturdays (10am) & Thursdays (6pm), September thru May
Reservations are recommended but not required for walking tours. Reservations are required for bicycle tours. Limited attendees per tour. Tours depart promptly at the scheduled time. Please arrive early to allow time for check-in and parking. Weather permitting. Tours will take place in moderate rain. Pets are strongly discouraged and are not allowed inside buildings on tours.
$5 for AIA Houston members
$5 for architecture students with current ID
Cash and check only at the tour. Credit card payments accepted online with advance registration. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-520-0155.
Third Ward Bike Tour
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 front of the HCC "Central Campus" sign at 1300 Holman St. Metered street parking available in the area.