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EDIT: Story was originally broke by @ekdrm2d1 Friday, July 26th, 2019. If you want to go and read more about prior discussions about this site then you can find it in "Holy Places" subforum. This thread is to discuss the current renovations/master plan of the church. **Original Post** Didn't know this, but this is apparently the "biggest Episcopal church" in the United States. The more you know I guess. This going to be quite the extensive renovation/remodel of the entire facility. Developer: St. Martin's Episcopal Church + Tellepsen Architect: Jackson & Ryan Architects Estimated Completion: 20-24 Months from July 2019 (so possibly Q3 2021) Budget: $55,000,000 From Houston Business Journal: Images from article:
I've looked everywhere on this site for a post about this, but haven't been able to find anything. With this being one of the more important monuments in the city I feel this should be in going up. From the HoustonChronicle: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/life/article/Why-will-the-Rothko-Chapel-be-closed-for-much-of-13455462.php#photo-16627134 Architecture Research Office (ARO) is the Architect. Another article from Texas Architect: https://txamagazine.org/2017/01/06/aro-working-renovation-master-plan-houstons-rothko-chapel/ The Rothko Chapel master plan pdf: http://rothkochapel.org/assets/pdfs/2017_annualreport.pdf Work has commenced on this project as promised in the Chron article. I work around the block and live a few blocks away, so I'll keep this one updated as it rises. workers on site work starting on the interior. construction fences have gone up all around the park. The two bungalows across the street have been demoed. The bungalows on the chapel side have not been demoed yet. They will be demoed when the admin building is complete.