Pelicans are symbols of self-sacrifice, said to pierce their own breast with their own beak to feed their young their blood. But the birds also have real big gullets — fitting, then, as the name of this 4,000-sq.-ft. restaurant under construction at 7819 Broadway in Galveston.
But the restaurant is just one part of the Pelican Rest Marina project developed by Harry Schulz. Across Offatts Bayou from Moody Gardens, the marina’s already operating as a fuel dock and weigh station. And construction is expected to begin soon on seaside condos:
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The map above shows the 3 phases for the marina. Boat slips will serve the Upper Bay and allow seafarers access to a multi-use complex with condos and a boutique hotel, planned to open in 2014:
You can see the pyramids of Moody Gardens out the window:
And the site plan:
- Crews make progress at marina [Galveston Daily News ($)]