Real Estate

Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2017

From average commute times to public school rankings, we’ve got everything you need to know about Houston’s 147 neighborhoods.

03/24/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Meet the Neighbors

Our 10 Favorite Places to Live in Houston for 2017

These neighborhood stewards told us why they’ve chosen to put down roots where they did.

03/21/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian Photography by Jack Thompson, Max Burkhalter, and Michael Paulsen

Home & Design

Meet Houston Artist Nicola Parente's Biggest Fan

A Houston collaboration with Big Ass Fans encourages design lovers to think of the ceiling (and the humble ceiling fan) as a new space for art.

03/20/2017 By Amber Tong

Home & Design

Of Course Huntsville Has a House in the Shape of a Boot

And it's available to rent!

03/16/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Local Love

Send the Right Message With Houston-Themed Emojis

From construction cones to queso, these H-Town Stickers are worth a thousand words.

03/10/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Home & Design

Get Designer-Approved Floors with This Chic Rug Collection

Marie Flanigan has released a new slate of nature-inspired rugs for Madison Lily.

02/15/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Money Makers

Houstonians Are Renting Out Homes for Over $2,000 for Super Bowl Weekend

Business owners aren’t the only ones raking in the big bucks.

02/02/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Home & Design

These Are Houston's 10 Most Expensive Homes of 2016

From Tanglewood to The Woodlands, these mansions have almost nothing in common—except a seven-figure price tag.

02/01/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Home & Design

These Award-Winning Model Homes Are Giving Us Major House Envy

Farmhouse-chic interiors and elegant grandeur both win big in Cypress.

01/26/2017 By Amber Tong

Space City

Working from Home in Independence Heights

An artist and a commercial developer transform an old warehouse into a modern space.

01/23/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen Photography by Peter Molick and Jack Thompson

Get Out

Hermann Park Needs Your Help

Green thumb or not, The McGovern Centennial Gardens and the Japanese Garden depend on volunteers to keep our parks pristine.

01/18/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice House

College Station Is Reinventing Itself

Not every Aggie who bleeds maroon is a college student.

12/30/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Dept. of Partially Solved Mysteries

The Barbara Jordan Recovery Center Is Now a Historical Landmark

An “adaptive mixed-use renovation project” is coming to the Fifth Ward’s old hospital.

12/20/2016 By Adam Doster

Home & Design

Curtis & Windham Celebrate 25 Years of Timeless Residential Style

The firm that has defined traditional architecture in Houston has released its first book, a gorgeous retrospective.

12/06/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Giving All You've Got

Jonathan Adler Solves Your Trickiest Gift Quandaries

The sculptor, designer and style-setter on what to buy for your stoner neighbors, your sorta-kinda boyfriend, your boss and everyone in between.

12/02/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home & Design

5 (More) Home Design Trends to Watch in 2017

Interior designer Marie Flanigan spills what she spotted at the country's biggest home furnishings expo.

11/14/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Historic Houston

70th Annual Preservation Conference Comes to Houston—for the First Time

Despite lackluster conservation laws, the Bayou City continues to make historic strides.

11/11/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Home & Design

A Plant Lesson from Andrea Afra, Houston's Succulent Whisperer

How to have a lush outdoor space, no green thumb required.

11/10/2016 By Beth Levine

Take A Look, It's Filled with Books!

New Houston Library Branches Out

From shopping mall to state-of-the-art facility, peek inside Young Library's next chapter.

11/07/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Home & Design

How to Design a Vacation Lifestyle Like the Novogratz

A new book peeks inside their bohemian getaway—and shares how to make your home an exotic escape.

11/03/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen