home sweet home

A Map of 2020 Median Home Prices in Houston

A look at the Houston-area and Harris County neighborhoods that are hot—and those that are not—according to home value fluctuations over the past year.

03/22/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas Illustrations by Monica Fuentes Carroll

Shop Local

Our Favorite Shops in River Oaks

Whether you're looking for a new rug, your wedding dress, or an old map of Texas, you'll find it in River Oaks.

03/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

On the Hunt for History

Houston Suffragists Project Is Trying to Track Down Historic Harris County’s Female Voters

The group has also created an online, interactive map using all the information, but it needs you help to finish it.

09/14/2020 By Rebecca Noel

LGBTQ

The Sweet, Sad Appeal of Houston's Queer Landscape

You can now explore a crowdsourced mapping project that gathers memories from Houston's LGBTQ community. The results are beautiful, funny, and sad.

05/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

Here's Houstonia's Handy Annotated Map of Buffalo Bayou Park

We've got the inside track on where to find the top picnic spot, best wildlife-viewing area, most dramatic skyline views and more.

01/23/2017 Illustrations by Tanyia Johnson and Monica Fuentes

Data Visualization

The 10 Most Interesting Things We Learned from This TABC Map

This map showing gross receipts for Houston-area bars is the coolest thing we've seen this year.

01/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt Research by Ian Wells

GIFT IDEAS

Houston Disassembled and Displayed

Minimalist map renders Houston into cuts of meat, neighborhood by neighborhood.

05/14/2014 By John Lomax

MAPPING OLD HOUSTON

Catfish Reef, Happy Hollow, and Vinegar Hill

And other endangered and extinct local neighborhood names.

02/20/2014 By John Lomax

User’s Guide

An Interactive Map of the Galleria

Thirty points of interest, including where to park, where to snag free champagne, and even the latest Beyoncé sighting

12/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt Illustrations by Michael Newhouse