This is what’s going up on some prime spurfront property at the University of Houston. Next to a Chinese restaurant and that prideful parking garage on Spur 5 that inspired the Houston Chronicle’s Lisa Gray and some student rappers back in 2010, the 2-story building at the end of Calhoun Rd. on campus is being billed as Cougar Den Plaza.
This building, it would seem, is designed to lure the mature Cougars living across the street at Calhoun Lofts: The rendering directly above suggests a second-story patio bar called Cougar Den. And a Jimmy John’s and The Nook are named in the drawings below:
Retail advisor UCR says it can’t reveal more details about the project; calls to the property owner to confirm tenants weren’t returned.
- Previously on Swamplot: That East Garage Spirit: Pride of Parking at the University of Houston
Images: Allyn West (building); UCR Realty (others)