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“This place need to be torn down already.” 2 of 5 stars
Review of George R. Brown Convention Center

George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010 (Downtown)
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Ranked #26 of 126 Attractions in Houston
Type: Convention Centers, Other
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Houston, Texas
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115 reviews 115 reviews
41 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“This place need to be torn down already.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

This was the state of the art convention center, however, it is way too old and a public eye sore for anyone who sees it. It is time to renovate and come up with a new more modern convention center.

Visited January 2013
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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“huge!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

one of the conferences i attended was held in this huge convention center. For a such a big place he services facility are very limited- only one coffee place and just few very small snacks points.

Visited June 2012
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Pearland, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Huge Convention”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

I went to the Quilt show recently and wow this place is huge, they had a whole section for the food vendors and i thought there is no way
this place will fill up. well i was wrong there was not a place to sit to eat. great show!

Visited November 2012
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Amarillo
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Easy to visit Convention Center”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Houston makes parking downtown very easy, with phone apps and multiple options. Parking is expensive, though!

Traffic signs could be posted more visibly and give earlier notice--and having a passenger to help navigate was helpful.

The Convention Center is HUGE--so plan on wearing comfortable shoes on the cement floor, especially if your event covers a lot of territory.

Visited November 2012
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Houston, Texas
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23 attraction reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“room for improvement...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

I've been to the convention center before, just not in a while.
It's still the same, just a little more dated.
There is never any information to let you know where anything is. At least five different venues, but nothing to help you get to the one you are looking for. And parking is not the best.

Visited October 2012
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