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Union Pacific Railroad's Houston Wood Preserving Works site at 4910 Liberty Road. Photo by the author.
Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Environment

A Community's Burden

June 10, 2022
Mai Okimoto
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
S AM exhibition view ‘Beton.’ © Tom Bisig. Courtesy S AM.
Architecture, Interview, Events, Environment, Design

Concrete Through Myths: An Interview with Sarah Nichols

April 18, 2022
Sarah Nichols
Architecture, Reviews, Interview, Design

Music Behind the Language

April 13, 2022
Lauren Phillips
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
The World Around. Photo by Ed Marshall © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Racial Equity, News, Events, Environment, Design

A World Beyond TED Talks

March 11, 2022
Anna Gibertini
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