The house actually looks better in person than in the pictures, at least for the exterior. The siding isn't as shiny or glaring when you see it from the street, and the orange and yellow from the light isn't visible at all. Unfortunately, it's not a great location, being the NE corner of 11th and TC Jester, with the garage on 11th.
"But while drivers may take the large "closed" signs on Westheimer Road and South Shepherd Drive as signs of weakness, JCI President Darrin Straughan says it's all part of a plan. In the past decade, the local chain has changed names, switched up its menu and shifted its strategy toward the suburbs to make sure the century-old Houston institution will be around for several years to come."