Convention District (METRORail station)

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Convention District
Light rail station
Location Houston, Texas
Coordinates 29°45′17.7″N 95°21′25.1″W / 29.754917°N 95.356972°W / 29.754917; -95.356972Coordinates: 29°45′17.7″N 95°21′25.1″W / 29.754917°N 95.356972°W / 29.754917; -95.356972
Owned by METRO
Line(s) HoustonMetroGreenLine.svg Green Line
HoustonMetroPurpleLine.svg Purple Line
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Structure type Surface
Disabled access Yes
Opened May 23, 2015 (2015-05-23)
Preceding station   HoustonMetroLogoOnly.svg METRORail   Following station
Green Line
Purple Line

Convention District is a light rail station in Houston, Texas on the METRORail system. It is served by the Green and Purple lines and is located on Capitol and Rusk streets near the Avenida De La Americas, the station is named for the nearby George R. Brown Convention Center; it is also adjacent to Minute Maid Park, the home venue of the Houston Astros.

Convention District station opened on May 23, 2015.[1]


  1. ^ Begley, Dug (May 22, 2015). "Metro's new rail lines open Saturday". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved March 18, 2016.