B There are few who will argue that the view looking east from Allen Parkway is breathtaking. Here, the city of Houston can be seen rising upward to the sky from the pastoral beauty of Buffalo Bayou Park. Our brick-and-mortar mountains blend beautifully with the park’s pristine meadows and trim, tidy ribbon of water. The sight seems to beckon us to the very doorstep of all that’s great about urban American life. It’s an iconic picture: a modern metropolis and Mother Nature in perfect harmony. Or are they?
by nancy hogstrom downtownhouston.org