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Freelon Group Selected: 2010 – Emancipation Park Conservancy
Phil Freelon

Freelon Group Selected: 2010

In 2010, the OST/Almeda Corridors Redevelopment Authority and Houston Parks and Recreation requested proposals to develop a new concept for the park. North Carolina-based The Freelon Group, was selected to work with Houston-based landscape architect M2L Associates on the project.  Mr. Phil Freelon is an internationally recognized African-American architect, most recently lauded for his work on the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C.

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