IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE CITY OF HOUSTON’S COVID-19 ORDER, EMANCIPATION PARK INDOOR AND MOST OUTDOOR FACILITIES ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED.

ALL PROGRAMS AND EVENTS ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. FOR COVID-19 PARK UPDATES CLICK HERE.

Emancipation Avenue: 2016 – Emancipation Park Conservancy

Emancipation Avenue: 2016

In 2016 the City of Houston planning commission passed a resolution to have Dowling Avenue, a street bordering Emancipation Park named after Confederate soldier Richard W. Dowling, renamed to Emancipation Avenue. It was subject to approval by the city council.

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