Houston's Glenbrook Golf Course to become a botanic garden this spring
Work will begin within months on the first phase of converting Houston’s Glenbrook Golf Course into what the nonprofit Houston Botanic Garden hopes will be a marquee destination for visitors and residents alike.
Golf operations will cease at Glenbrook on April 1, Mayor Sylvester Turner said, in announcing Wednesday that the botanic garden group had met its commitment in its contract with the city to raise at least $20 million by the end of 2017.
Glenbrook is not the only eastside green space undergoing renovations. Backers of the new garden originally wanted to build it on another... read more