Downtown Resources

Downtown Houston has many businesses and offices that can assist travelers in need of food, money, medical care, or police protection. Remember to call 911 in emergency situations.

PHARMACIES

* Park Drugs, 1200 McKinney St. #301, 713-650-1610

* Kelsey Pharmacy, 1200 McKinney St. #417, 713-442-6337

* CVS Pharmacy, 917 Main St., 713-982-5565

* Walgreens, 1315 St. Joseph Pkwy. #100, 713-658-0022

GROCERIES

Outside of Phoenicia Specialty Foods Near Discovery Green

Outside of Phoenicia Specialty Foods Near Discovery Green

* Phoenicia Specialty Foods, 1001 Austin St., 832-360-2222 (nearest gourmet market to conference site)

* Long Sing Supermarket (Asian market just east of Downtown, across I-69), 2017 Walker St., 713-236-8171

* Main Food Store, 1101 Main St., 713-650-8788

BANKS

* Bank of America:

  • 909 Fannin, Suite 2, 713-759-3300
  • 700 Louisiana St., 713-247-6033
  • 800 Franklin St., 800-432-1000

* Chase Bank of Texas, 707 Travis St., 713-216-5097

* Wells Fargo Bank, 1303 McKinney St., 713-650-1449

* Deutsche Bank AG, 1301 Fannin St., 713-653-5100

* IBC Bank, 1001 McKinney St. #150, 713-285-2140

* BBVA Compass, 1000 Main St., 713-561-0500

* Amegy Bank of Texas:

  • Houston Pennzoil Place, 711 Louisiana St. #100, 713-235-8800
  • 1221 McKinney St. #100, 713-235-8800

* Comerica, 777 Walker St., Suite M220, 713-237-0801

* Prosperity Bank, 777 Walker St., 713-693-9250

HOSPITALS

* St. Joseph Medical Center, 1401 St. Joseph Pkwy., 713-757-1000

* (The southbound Red Line of the METRORail will take you to the Texas Medical Center, the largest collection of medical facilities in the world. Red Line stations downtown can be found along Main Street.)

HOUSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT

Houston Police Department, 1200 Travis Street

Houston Police Department, 1200 Travis Street

* 1200 Travis St., 713-884-3131

* 1221 McKinney St. #2100, 713-884-3131

* 61 Riesner St., 713-247-4400 (immediately northwest of Downtown, near Franklin St. and Washington Ave.)

CONVENIENT CHEAP EATS

Houston Center, located at 1200 McKinney Street, is two blocks northwest of Discovery Green. A favorite spot for business people needing a quick lunch, the center has a large food court and an indoor shopping area. Despite its postal address, the center’s main entrance is along San Jacinto Street. For more information about other restaurants downtown, please visit our restaurants page.

Houston Center Entrance on San Jacinto Street

Houston Center Entrance on San Jacinto Street

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