Open Door Policy

These Are the 9 Stops on This Year's Modern Homes Tour

This weekend, get a closer look at some of the city's best modern dwellings.

09/18/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Other People's Property

Here Are the Stops on This Year's AIA Home Tour

You can tour these seven architect-designed houses, deemed the finest in Houston's new residential architecture by a jury of industry experts, on October 20-21.

08/09/2018 By Abby Ledoux

In Search of Quirk

Do You Have an Odd House? The Weird Homes Tour Wants to See (and Show) It

Now in its third year here, the Weird Homes Tour—exactly what it sounds like—returns in October and is looking for one-of-a-kind homes in the Bayou City.

07/03/2018 By Abby Ledoux

cinco de cuatro

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 4–6

Film festivals, home tours, and nearly vowel-less jambalaya.

05/03/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Mark Your Calendar

This Weekend in Design: Home Tours, Trunk Shows, and More Fancy Garage Sales

What's popping up in our city from April 6-8?

04/05/2018 By Abby Ledoux

ahoy!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 6–8

Movies at the Menil, fancy home tours, big old boats, and more.

04/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Real Estate

Peek Into the Midcentury Modern Masterpiece That Just Hit the Market

This 2,908 square-foot home in Braeswood Place is going for $1.3 million.

04/02/2018 By Abby Ledoux

This Old House

Look Inside the Century-Old Seaside Home For Sale on Morgan's Point

Believed to be the oldest surviving house north of Galveston, the McElvogue-Kennedy home could be yours for under $850,000.

03/08/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Tamales!!!!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 1–3

Including holiday lights, the rise of women, and plenty of tamales.

11/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Hidden Houston

These Riverside Terrace Mansions Have Never Been Open to the Public—Until Now

A historic home tour will take place on December 3.

11/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Architecture

To Repair or Rebuild? One Local Architect's Advice

StudioMET spent two years designing a modern, elevated house to replace a flooded Meyerland property. This is what they learned.

09/15/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Tin House Panic

Infamous Out-of-the-Box West U Home Could Now Be Yours

The metal-sided house caused a ruckus when it was built in 2011.

05/31/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Historic Houston

Don't Miss Preservation Houston's Good Brick Tour

Walk the historic halls of Houston's top preserved properties.

04/27/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Home & Design

What's New Is Old Again on Houston's Most Prestigious Home Tour

A contemporary Heights house with hints of vintage charm is one of nine standouts on the annual AIA Houston Home Tour.

10/20/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home & Decor

This Home Tour Will Give You Major House Envy

In its sixth year in Houston, the Modern Architecture + Design Society tour mixes new spaces and familiar names.

09/22/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Living Well, Texas-Style

Home on the Ridiculous Range

Watch Houstonian Reyne Hirsch explore America’s most awesome country estates.

09/16/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Home Tour

Best in Class: Montrose's Modern Marvel

Eight homes enthralled design-lovers on the AIA Houston home tour, but only one can claim to be Houstonia readers' favorite.

10/28/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Slideshow

AIA Home Tour Houstonia Readers' Poll

Vote for your favorite AIA Home Tour house and be entered to win a chair from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams.

09/21/2015 With Hannah Holmes Photography by Benjamin Hill

ISLAND DELIGHT

Galveston Home Tour Turns 40

This year's event offers much more than entrée into the Oleander City's grand manses.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax

ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION

Good Brick Awards Go Live

The 35-year-old historic preservation awards launch first-ever tour of honored buildings.

04/30/2014 By John Lomax