Space City

In with the Bold: A Makeover Brings New Life to an Old House

A Memorial-area family finally got their dream house, but it was stuck firmly in 1967. So they gutted the place, remodeled it, and—with the help of a great designer—added whimsical wallpaper, lush textures, and pops of color galore.

10/28/2019 By Abby Ledoux

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Peep Some of Houston's Finest Residential Architecture on This Weekend's AIA Home Tour

A jury of industry experts selected the eight homes on display this year.

10/16/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Keep Houston Weird

Tour 7 of Houston's Most Unusual Abodes This Weekend

The Weird Homes Tour returns Saturday, September 28.

09/24/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Modern Love

Here Are All the Stops on This Year's Houston Modern Home Tour

The Modern Architecture + Design Society's ninth annual tour returns on Saturday, September 21.

09/17/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Go See

An Intriguing Art Opening Pops Up In a Flood-Resistant House

At this Saturday art debut, it's all about Houston's own climate challenges.

09/04/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Work of Art

New Luxury Condos in the Museum District are Tailor-Made for Art Lovers

Details matter at The Mondrian at the Museums.

08/29/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Space City

These Historic Bungalows in the East End Might Be Houston's Coolest Airbnbs

Every design detail—from the eco-friendly mattresses, to the mismatched furniture, to the pendant lights, to the prints of Texas oilfields and native plants—is part of a Houston story.

07/22/2019 By Laura Furr Mericas

People Live Here Now

Downtown Joins the Home Tour Circuit

Get a taste of the downtown life with a six-property tour on Saturday, March 30.

03/26/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Come On Over

Meet the Heights Homes on Display This Spring

Five homes, both historic and new, open their doors to visitors April 6-7.

03/14/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Spring Day Trips

5 Spots In Galveston for Architecture Lovers and History Buffs

Galveston is bursting with history and, as notorious pirates and European explorers would attest, just begging to be prospected.

02/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Laura Umansky

This is the story of how one Seguin-raised girl became a highly sought-after interior designer.

02/06/2019 By Layne Lynch

Awww

Watch Deshaun Watson Surprise His Mom with a Renovation of His Childhood Home

The Texans quarterback and self-described "mama's boy" stars in the 2019 premiere of "My Houzz."

01/31/2019 By Abby Ledoux

What's Old is New Again

A Landmark River Oaks Property Gets a New Lease on Life

The former site of The Georgian will soon accommodate new apartments, townhomes, and retail and restaurant space.

01/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

They Didn't Knock it Down!

We're Seriously Crushing on the Interior Design at The Star

Thoughtful historic conversion is the name of the game for downtown's former Texaco building, transformed into luxury apartments with gorgeous amenities.

11/29/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Back In Time

On the Market: A $2.2 Million Time Capsule

The 1931 Minchen House, on the market for the first time ever, is a prestigious piece of Houston history.

11/08/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Upper-Class Upper Kirby

Take a Peek at the Apartments In Houston's First Elliptical-Shaped Building

Luxury high-rise living in 2018 comes with a one-acre landscaped backyard—on the sixth floor.

11/06/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Downsizing

Could You Live In 330 Square Feet?

Micro-units in this apartment building offer the most efficient living space in the world's largest med center.

11/02/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Make Yourself at Home

5 Historic Properties Will Open Their Doors for One Weekend and One Weekend Only

A Craftsman bungalow, Victorian factory, and midcentury abode are all on this year's Good Brick Tour, which recognizes properties for excellence in historic preservation.

10/24/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Architecture

Houston Architecture, from A to Z

From bungalows to strip malls, we've got it all—well, everything except zoning.

10/22/2018 By Abby Ledoux and Laura Furr Mericas

Domecoming

The Original Greek Festival Has a Big, Shiny Surprise

Yes, there will be wine and baklava. But have you seen the new cathedral?

10/02/2018 By Holly Beretto