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.
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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)