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Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park

2800 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, Texas 77056 USA

Free
Free to Visit
Open Now
Tue 8a-9p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards not Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
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“a multi-story sculptural fountain ”

The Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park, formerly the Williams Waterwall and the Transco Waterwall, is a multi-story sculptural fountain which sits opposite the south face of Williams Tower in the Uptown District of Houston. The fountain and its surrounding park were built as an architectural amenity to the adjacent tower. Both the fountain and tower were designed by John Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson. Originally privately owned in common with the office tower, the waterwall and the surrounding land were purchased by the Uptown Houston Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone, a non-profit local government corporation, in 2008 to ensure the long term preservation of the waterwall and park. The fountain currently operates between 10 am and 10 pm.

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Reviewed by
Cynthia

  • 19 Reviews
  • 11 Helpful
November 27, 2014
Rated 5.0

Makes for nice pictures!! Lots of people go too so allow some time you can relax on the lawn!!!

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
kellytravels

  • 2 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
July 02, 2014

Lovely for portraits - it's a popular spot for high school formal dance photo-ops.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Brittney

  • 7 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
December 05, 2014
Rated 4.0

We managed to go when the Waterwall wasn't functioning. However, the visit was still an interesting one. I would consider going back if I were in the area and there was actually water in the Waterwall.

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Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park

2800 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, Texas
77056 USA

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Open now until 9:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards not Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • No Wifi
  • Street Parking
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