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Still from Solange, "Cranes in the Sky."
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Reviews, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Do Nothing Without Intention

October 19, 2021
Sheila Mednick
W. H. Monroe and family, 2502 Gray Avenue. Courtesy Woodson Research Center.
Public Space, Urbanism, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Visualizing Black Houston in 1915

September 22, 2021
Norie Guthrie
POST Houston and environs. Photo by Paul Hester on December 17, 2019.
Architecture, Public Space, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself: POST Houston

September 13, 2021
Paul Hester
Rice Media Center. Photo by Leonid Furmansky on June 25, 2021.
Architecture, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself: Rice Media Center (1970–2021)

August 12, 2021
Geoff Winningham
Spotts Park. Photo by Paul Hester on December 15, 2019.
Public Space, Preservation, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself: Houston Endowment Headquarters

July 27, 2021
Paul Hester
The Ion District. Photo by Paul Hester on December 13, 2019.
Architecture, Public Space, Preservation, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself: The Ion

July 23, 2021
Paul Hester
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Preservation, Place, News, Landscape, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself: Works in Progress

July 21, 2021
Jack Murphy
Abercrombie Engineering Laboratory. Photo by Paul Hester.
Architecture, Preservation, Place, News, Houston, Design

Abercrombie Engineering Laboratory (1948–2021)

July 13, 2021
Jack Murphy
10012 Bob White Dr. Via @everylothtx.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Preservation, Place, News, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment, Design

Seeing Houston Through the Eyes of @everylothtx

June 22, 2021
Drake Flood
The marquee of the River Oaks Theatre on its final day of operation, March 25, 2021. Photo by David Welling.
Architecture, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Design

River Oaks Theatre: Once the Dust Clears

May 6, 2021
David Welling
"Making Houston Modern," edited by Barrie Scardino Bradley, Stephen Fox, and Michelangelo Sabatino. Published by the University of Texas Press.
Architecture, Reviews, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Design

Howard Barnstone's Magical Modernism

March 29, 2021
Jack Murphy
The River Oaks Theatre on its opening day as it appeared on the front page of the Houston Post on Tuesday, November 28, 1939.
Architecture, Public Space, Socioeconomics, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

River Oaks Theatre: Down by Three Screens

March 25, 2021
David Welling