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What's New... purchase of Hendley Building, restoration of League Building, new Pleasure Pier, new Tanger Outlets Center, more attractions and events in Downtown Galveston
On behalf of Chief Executive Officer George Mitchell, Mitchell Historic Properties (MHP) has expressed interest to the City of Galveston on purchasing the Pier 19 Chanel front, piers and 20 through 22 to continue future development. MHP staff spoke at a City Council workshop on Nov. 14, 2011 on this issue. MHP currently has a long-term lease with the Port of Galveston which expires in 2065. George Mitchell began developing Piers 20 – 21 in the early 1990s and has invested over $12 million in this area. If the purchase is approved by voters, Mitchell has a future vision to invest another $25 million in additions and improvements toward the proposed visionary plan.
Suggested Story Ideas Galveston Island is approaching five-year anniversary of Hurricane Ike On September 13, 2008, Galveston Island was struck by Hurricane Ike. Hurricane Ike made landfall at 2:10 a.m. with a 17-20 foot storm surge and 110...
Mitchell Historic Properties (MHP) oversees Galveston properties owned by George Mitchell and the Mitchell family, including its commercial and residential properties located downtown. Over more than 30 years, the Mitchells have invested more than $175 million in rehabilitating historic properties in The Strand National Historic Landmark District.
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Downtown Galveston is an ideal setting for those looking to live or work in a historic district that's accessible, walk-able, and part of history.
From retail spaces that date as far back as the 1850's, to apartments or lofts with architectural detail that can only be found in historic buildings, Mitchell Historic Properties has what you need. Visit www.MitchellHistoricProperties.com for more information.
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