Root Memorial Park

Client: Cultural Arts Council of Houston

Location: Houston, Texas


​This project was acquired through the Cultural Arts Council of Houston to create an artwork for the gazebo canopy in Root Square Park. As lead civil engineer, OTHON assisted in the transformation of this urban park to a multi-use event space. The park is located near the City of Houston’s major convention facility and adjacent to the Toyota Center. Features include a basketball court, information kiosks, gazebo, fountains, and public sculpture within a versatile entertainment and pedestrian space. 


OTHON's Scope

  • Site grading
  • Drainage
  • Utility plans in cooperation with architectural and landscaping elements
  • New utilities included water service and site drainage improvements with connections to existing storm sewer utilities