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Significance of Our Route Locations

For a map of our bike ride, click the button directly below and keep scrolling for a brief background on the historical locations that will be on our route.

Unleash Your Potential is an entertainment network, and our facilities are located in Houston's Historic Third Ward. creates platforms for Christ-like Creatives to curate original content that teaches young people how to live with a Kingdom Perspective! Our vision and mission is carried out through app, The ACT,  and our Mobile Stage.

The church was founded in 2010 with the mission to rebuild individuals, families, and communities. By the grace of God, that mission is pursued through Bible studies, weekly worship, and walking together daily as the body of Christ. Its non-profit counterpart, Restoration Community Development Cooperation, provides health and wellness services, and addresses the disparity gap that exists in low income and minority communities.

Restoration Community Church

Since 2005, Agape Development has worked to uplift Houston's OST/South Union area through Christian leadership development. They guide teens with discipleship and job skills, aid young adults with housing, employability, and financial literacy. Agape Fencing Company offers jobs, while Agape Homes CDC ensures access to safe, affordable housing.

Agape Development

Since 1966, the school has worked diligently to serve the needs of children within the Houston community by providing the best educational opportunities to ensure personal and professional success. This school is the longest lasting African-American school in Houston, and its students typically participate in Agape Development's after-school programs and summer camps as well as attend Restoration Community Church.

Beatrice Mayes Institute

MacGregor Park is significant for its association with two notable Houstonians: Henry F. MacGregor, a businessman and philanthropist who did much to shape Houston's growth and development in the first quarter of the 20th century, and Olympic champion Zina Garrison, who became a world-class tennis player through John Wilkerson's MacGregor Park junior tennis program in the 1970s. MacGregor Park is an urban park which offers a swimming pool, a playground, picnic areas, trails, a community center, and it provides recreational sports areas like tennis courts, basketball courts, and is the home field baseball venue for the Texas Southern Tigers. 


MacGregor Park

Established in 1872 in Houston's historic Freedman's Town,  Good Hope has been at its current location in Third Ward nearly four decades. Since then, Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church has consistently grown its ministries and campus. Offering charter schools, a fitness center, and a preaching and teaching television ministry, these resources support the church's mission to "Take Hope to the World."

Good Hope Missionary Baptist

Urban areas often lack well-maintained parks and sidewalks. Pocket parks like Mills Bennett Park enhance public well-being and encourage health by promoting activity. Located next to The Columbia Tap Trail, which runs from East Downtown through I45 South and Greater Third Ward, it offers a continuous route across 3rd Ward Houston, inviting more physical activity.

Mills Bennett Park

The area was once home to a large number of Jewish families such as the Fingers, the Sakowitz's, and the Battlesteins. It started becoming predominantly African American in the middle 1950s, after the Jewish families began moving out to the suburbs. Some parts of the community include stately homes interspersed with small motels and apartments. Some subdivisions retain their gracious residential characteristics and contain numerous examples of outstanding architecture. Home construction and commercial development have recently revived, and many of the current residents include doctors, lawyers, professors, politicians, athletes, and other professionals.

South MacGregor and Riverside Terrace Neighborhoods

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