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

Preservation

Saving Houston's History, One Home at a Time

Of the 15 historic Houston homes in this River Oaks oasis originally spared the wrecking ball, 11 will soon be relocated to make room for a high-rise development.

10/27/2016 By Marene Gustin

Hines's Skyline

A Heavyweight Houston Developer Gets His Legacy Biography

At 91, Gerald Hines gets a 450-page celebration of his life and work.

08/08/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Slideshow

Houston’s 12 Newest High Rises

The down and dirty on the town’s dozen newest high-rises, offering livability and luxury for lease.

03/30/2015

Real Estate 2015

Slideshow: Houston on the (High) Rise

The down and dirty on the town’s dozen newest high-rises, offering livability and luxury for lease

03/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Real Estate 2015

Is Downtown Finally On Its Way Up?

Thanks to a raft of new residential towers, a new urban core is set to emerge from the old in dramatic fashion.

03/30/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Feature

Along Holman Street, the Past, Present, and Future of the Third Ward

Witness the rise, fall, and renewal of one of Houston’s most iconic neighborhoods.

03/09/2015 By Michael Hardy Photography by Brian Goldman

Bayougraphy

Meet the Man Behind the Mid-Main Island

Continental Club, Double Trouble, and Sig’s Lagoon are just the beginning.

06/30/2014 By John Lomax Photography by Jack Thompson

Neighborhoods

The Fifth Ward Had Zero Murders Last Year (No, Really)

The Nickel stands on the precipice of a bright future—and that's exactly what its residents are afraid of.

04/07/2014 By John Lomax

Developer Hell

City Sues Developer, Contractors For Axing Protected Trees

Oaks were 90 to 100 years old and on city right-of-way, suit claims.

10/08/2013 By John Nova Lomax