Texas-sized Hotel Amenity 
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DETAILS

LocationHouston, Texas, United States
ClientMorris Architects
Size70,000 sf

The Houston Marriott Marquis Hotel takes advantage of its proximity to Discovery Green Park and the George R. Brown Convention Center with a distinctive arrival court, pedestrian-friendly streetscape, and clear connections to the Avenida de Las Americas and the new light rail station on Rusk Street. The SWA-designed 6th-floor amenity deck overlooks the park, and features a formal pool, a Texas “lazy river,” cabanas, deck space to accommodate up to 500 lounge chairs, a special events cube, and flexible outdoor meeting space for special events. This on-structure space balances its general use as an upscale, family-friendly recreational area with the flexibility to accommodate a wide variety private functions.

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