Government and Infrastructure
Houston City Council District I covers East Downtown.
Station 10, opened in 1894 in what is now East Downtown; the station relocated to its current location in what is now the new Chinatown and Greater Sharpstown in 1985.
Metro is currently building a new MetroRail line called East End/Green Line which is slated for completion in 2014.
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