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Where Should Houston's Innovation District Be?

Houston needs a district that can foster tech startups, but there is disagreement on where it should be located. McNair Center director Edward J. Egan said in an interview with the Houston Chronicle that EaDo should be a non-starter; while the neighborhood is viewed as up-and-coming, the innovation district needs to be in a place that's already arrived: http://bit.ly/2uKGah0