Rodeo Houston now "in the early stages of redeveloping" AstroWorld property

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced that it's in the "early stages of long-range planning" for redeveloping the AstroWorld property.  The AstroWorld property is currently being used to provide additional parking for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. 

HSLR President and CEO Joel Cowley said that it now wants to redevelop the old AstroWorld space to hold "educational exhibits, committee meeting space and fundraiser and event locations."

Six Flags AstroWorld was first opened on June 1, 1968.  AstroWorld was sold to the Six Flags Corporation in 1975. AstroWorld was the fourth park to be included in the Six Flags family of theme parks, and it was the first park to be purchased by that company instead of being built.

Cowley released this statement to discuss the plans for the nostalgic Houston theme park's space: