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Aerial view of Bagby Street. Courtesy SWA.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Reviews, Place, Infrastructure, Houston, Design

Taming Bagby Street

May 27, 2022
Jon Boyd
The Harris County Commissioner Precincts Unity Map. Courtesy Houston in Action.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Events, Environment

A Community Effort to Redistrict Harris County

March 28, 2022
Houston in Action
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Place, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Does Not Compute

February 23, 2022
Allyn West
Photo by Danny Samuels.
Public Space, Urbanism, Art & Culture, Place, Houston, Environment

Downtown Before Christmas, 1968

February 18, 2022
Danny Samuels
Midtown Terrace Suites. Photo by Sean Fleming.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Public Transit, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

What Happens at the Margins?

February 10, 2022
Kaede Polkinghorne
Jimmy Castillo, "Mendoza's Bakery," 2018, digital inkjet print, 20 × 30 in.
Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment

Northside Corrido

February 2, 2022
Jimmy Castillo
John Biggers, "Four Seasons," 1990, from “The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse” at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art. (John T. Biggers Estate/VAGA at Artists Rights Society).
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Environment

The South Speaks

January 27, 2022
Amarie Gipson
800 Bell. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Preservation, Place, Houston, Environment, Design

800 Bell

December 22, 2021
Leonid Furmansky
3201 Allen. Photo by Chase Daniel. Courtesy Radom Capital.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Reviews, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Design

Timely and Timeless

December 20, 2021
Lindsey Chambers
Houston from Buffalo Bayou. Photo by Geoff Winningham.
Public Space, Urbanism, Art & Culture, Place, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Interview, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Events, Environment

Buffalo Bayou: River of Life

November 22, 2021
Geoff Winningham
Lynn Wyatt Square for the Performing Arts. Via RIOS.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Public Transit, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Coming Up in Downtown

November 19, 2021
Rodrigo Gallardo
New Public Hydrant. Courtesy Tei Carpenter and Chris Woebken.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Landscape, Interview, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment, Design

Everyday Infrastructures: An Interview with Tei Carpenter

November 18, 2021
Tei Carpenter