The Downtown District is an advocate for businesses, residents, employees, developers and others-- our goal is to create a livable community and a destination for all. The marketing programs that we have in place are a great source of information to businesses as well as local Houstonians and visitors to our great city.
We produce a quarterly publication called downtown
magazine, available both in physical and digital copies. Part city magazine, part guide, you'll find interesting and topical editorials and profiles as well as a comprehensive dining guide and datebook sharing info on what to do and where to go downtown. Our target audiences are downtown workers, residents, and visitors, both local and out-of-town. We currently distribute 65,000 magazines per quarter.
The Downtown District produces and manages the Downtown Houston
website, downtownhouston.org, which serves as a one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about Downtown Houston. The most popular sections for visitors include our calendar of events and guide sections, a stories section that features in-house articles, news links and videos and a comprehensive doing business section that includes a multitude of reports and links to helpful information.
Interactive Downtown Parking Map
Although there is a large supply of public parking Downtown, it still can be confusing. We recently created the Downtown Interactive Parking Map
that now makes it faster and easier to find a spot. Garage, on-street, surface and valet parking are all listed as well as useful tips that will help make you a Downtown parking expert! Make sure you add this handy tool to your favorites.
We produce a weekly e-newsletter
, The List, which goes out to approximately 21k subscribers every Thursday morning. The eBlast includes top-level weekly happenings that vary from concerts to theater performances to new restaurant openings.
In addition to the outlets mentioned above, we also manage the official Downtown Houston Facebook
, Twitter, Instagram
accounts. With thousands of followers, we are happy to help spread the word about Downtown business, events and newsworthy tidbits.
Maps & Misc.
Lastly, we produce a variety of maps and other materials promoting Downtown Houston including our most popular piece, the Downtown Above & Below Map. Greenlink brochure, Historic District Map & Guide, Holiday Guides and more round out our inventory.