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  MinuteMaid Park, a Houston Stadium, Texas
by XenoHumph

Minute Maid Park is the baseball stadium of Houston. It is home to the Astros, the professional baseball team of Houston. The main feature of the building is its retractable roof. By the way, it used to be called "Enron Field"... Go to http://houston.astros.mlb.com/ for info on the Astros, tickets and stadium.

Driving Directions:

Northeast part of downtown Houston

From I-10 West:
Exit Smith Street to Downtown

From I-10 East:
Exit San Jacinto/Main to Downtown
Exit McKee Street to Downtown
Exit Hamilton to Downtown

From US 59 South:
Exit Spur 527 to Travis, take Travis to Downtown
Exit Spur 527 to Louisiana, take Louisiana to Downtown
Exit Gray/Pierce, take Chartres northbound to Downtown

From 1-45 North:
Exit Milam Street to Downtown
Exit McKinney Street
Exit Dallas/Pierce to Jefferson

From US-59 North:
Take Hamilton (ramp that reads "DOWNTOWN DESTINATIONS"; inside lane (left side) after you cross I-10).

From 1-45 South:
Exit Scott (Downtown) to Pease or St. Joseph Parkway
Exit Scott (Downtown) to Pease to Dowling north

From SH 288:
Merge to US 59 North, exit Gray/Pierce, take Chartres northbound to Downtown
Exit Chenevert St. to Downtown

Equipment: To avoid the expensive parking fees, you can park somewhere along the new tramway line (see my Transportation Tips), take the metrorail ($1 per person one way), and walk to the stadium.

Address: 501 Crawford Street, Houston, TX 77001
Directions: Eastern part of Downtown, North of Rusk street, and along the Western side of the 59 freeway.
About 5-10 mn walk East from tramway stop "Main Square".

Phone: (713) 259-8000
Theme: Sports Watching

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 31, 2005
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