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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
Unidentified construction workers at work on the Rice Institute Residence Halls and Commons, c. 1912. Rice University Photograph Files, 1910-2015, UA 363. Courtesy Woodson Research Center, Rice University.
Racial Equity, Preservation, Place, Interview, Houston

Unveiling the Layers: Interview with the Racial Geography Project

May 16, 2022
Fabiola López-Durán and Adrienne Rooney
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
Historic Craftsman-style house (c. 1907) in the First Ward. Courtesy Preservation Houston.
Architecture, Preservation, News, Houston, Events, Design

Good Bricks for Houston's Architectural Heritage

March 16, 2022
Mai Okimoto
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
TXRX Labs. Photo by Ben Brown. Courtesy Stewart Development & Construction.
Architecture, Reviews, Place, News, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Design

A Start-Up Laboratory Builds Houston’s Future

January 25, 2022
Kabir Karnani
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