This six lot area will be the new home for MLS club Houston Dynamo in 2012
Under Construction, Sports - Soccer, Future Locations
On February 5, 2011, Houston Dynamo players, accompanied by Dynamo owner Philip Anschutz and Equity Partners Oscar De La Hoya and Gabriel Brener, Houston Mayor Annise Parker, Harris County Judge Ed Emmitt, Houston Dynamo President Chris Canetti, amongst others, participated in the groundbreaking of the Dynamo's new stadium in front of a few thousand fans. The 20,000–22,000-seat soccer specific stadium will be built in Downtown Houston east of Minute Maid Park, across Highway 59 which would be the third sporting facility for Downtown Houston. Construction began later that month and the venue is scheduled to open in April 2012.