Here’s a preview of the 9-story hotel planned for the stretch of now-mostly-cleared land along Lehall St. at Bertner Ave. south of the Texas Medical Center. The land slated to hold the Blossom Hotel Houston is right across Bertner from where the TMC wants to build a double helix park and collaborative campus; Zhejiang Blossom Tourism Group has been buying up lots on the east and northeast of the block, which have held a mixture of homes, a commercial building, and nothing over the last few decades.
Not shown in the rendering: the lone house still standing right on at the corner of Lehall St. and Bertner Ave.:
A reader sent the shot above looking south across Lehall from the MD Anderson building across the street; Zhejiang owns the lots to the south and west of the house. But the hotel folks seem to be planning around the holdout — here’s the map from a variance request to replat the Zhejiang holdings, which shows the boundary jogging around the corner lot:
West down Lehall from the hotel site, the land occupied by Med Center Collision was bought by Heritage Home Builders back in 2014; the block north of Lehall contains the Pinoy Auto Repair facility, as well as some lots owned by the University of Texas Board of Regents.
- Nine-Story Hotel Proposed in Houston Medical Center [Virtual Builders Exchange]