The area has some of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, and has been predominantly Latino for about the last 100 years. It’s also home to many industries connected to the Port of Houston. Now, as some of those industrial businesses move out, planners are turning it into a walkable, mixed-use community. The goal is to attract new residents.

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