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"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
Rothko Chapel interior and benches. © Paul Hester.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

An Icon, Restored

February 26, 2021
Jack Murphy
Students photographing models at TBH. Image via Amelyn Ng.
Architecture, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

FULL HOUSE!: Design Futures for Talento Bilingüe de Houston

February 4, 2021
Amelyn Ng
Kelly Village Community Park, by Brave Architecture in collaboration with Val Glitsch, FAIA, and Asakura Robinson. Image by Peter Molick.
Architecture, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Preservation, Place, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Kell(e)y Courts/Village: What’s in a Name?

December 30, 2020
Stephen Fox
Modern Architecture and Climate: Design before Air Conditioning by Daniel Barber. Courtesy Princeton University Press.
Architecture, Reviews, Preservation, News, Environment, Design

Response, Interrupted

December 12, 2020
Ross Wienert
San Felipe Courts, now known as Allen Parkway Village, today. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Racial Equity, Preservation, Place, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

“Order, Convenience, and Beauty:” The Style, Space, and Multiple Narratives of San Felipe Courts

November 3, 2020
Willa Granger
Pennzoil Place. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Architecture, Public Space, Preservation, Place, Houston, Design

Seeing Pennzoil Place Now

September 24, 2020
Leonid Furmansky
Black Towns Matter mural
Public Space, Urbanism, Racial Equity, Preservation, Place, Land Use Regulation, Interview

Black Towns Matter

August 31, 2020
Irene Vázquez
photograph of public art sculpture at entrance to Emancipation Park Houston
Public Space, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, Houston, Events, Environment

Juneteenth 2020

June 19, 2020
Jack Murphy
Preservation, Urbanism

John Alschuler: Innovation Lands in Urbanism: What’s Next? by Kalyani Jane Bhatt

October 25, 2018
Kalyani Jane Bhatt