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

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

Ice House

College Station Is Reinventing Itself

Not every Aggie who bleeds maroon is a college student.

12/30/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Ice House

In Defense of Houston's Strip Malls

Their aesthetic merits are dubious; their environmental impact, baleful. Yet we argue there’s no purer distillation of Houston itself.

12/30/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

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

Economy

This Ain't the '80s: Why the Bust is Different This Time Around

"The biggest thing, amongst the other issues, is fear," says Marvy Finger. "Fear of the unknown.”

04/28/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Viva Art Deco

The Historic Gulf Oil Building is Getting a Makeover

Downtown's historic Art Deco structure will soon connect with its neighbor and receive a facelift.

04/14/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Real Estate

Neighborhoods by the Numbers 2016

From demographic data to average commute times, we've got everything you need to know about Houston's 149 neighborhoods.

04/11/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Best Neighborhoods 2020

Futurama: What’s Next for Houston’s Neighborhoods?

We asked the experts on population, workability, walkability and more.

03/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Tiny Living

A Peek Inside Houston's First "Micro" Condos

The sales team behind the forthcoming Ivy Lofts in EaDo tries to show Houston how to live in 300 square feet.

03/18/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Real Estate

In the First Ward, the Siren Sound of Freeways Beckons

If no one else wants that overgrown lot, I'll take it.

03/03/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Real World

Take Our Real Estate Survey and Tell It Like It Is

Do you have strong opinions about zoning? Historic districts? Stucco townhomes built six-to-a-lot? We want to hear about it.

02/18/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Real Estate

On the Beauty of Concierge Service

High-rise living has its perks—and we don’t just mean the view.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Real Estate

What Apartments Can You Rent for Your Budget?

With Houston’s average rental price at $1,000 a month, how far will your money go?

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Real Estate

A Guide to Houston’s Newest Apartment Buildings

These are the amenity-packed apartments and condos to watch for.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Real Estate

What’s the Right Apartment Building for Your Personality?

These days, apartments are no longer one-size-fits-all arrangements, with amenities for dog people, nature lovers, foodies and more.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Real Estate

How Much Condo Can You Buy for Your Budget?

You don’t need to be a millionaire to own a condominium. But it certainly helps.

02/05/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian