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Found 28 results

  1. https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/shows/uh-moment/2018/03/28/275841/uh-moment-uh-sugar-land-breaks-ground-on-new-building/
  2. I'm teaching out at San Jacinto Community College right now, and there are a few big things rumbling. I figured it was close enough to Houston city limits and big enough a building to satisfy the tacit requirements for threads here. This is the building they're currently at work on.
  3. http://www.gilbaneco.com/development/projects/texas-am-university-hotel-and-conference-center/
  4. Stumbled across this on PGAL architecture's website. https://www.pgal.com/projects/texas-am-university-at-galveston-academic-building-complex-phase-1
  5. Work in Progress. Please Stand By
  6. Improvements include: New exterior signage with improved lighting to increase building visibilityNew first-floor lounge and enclosed patio on south endRemodeled atrium and entrance corridorNew glass entrance vestibule with upgraded front deskAdvanced swipe-card security system at entranceLiberty Bell relocated to atrium for student celebrationsLarger digital information monitors for up-to-date announcements and informationBefore: https://www.google.com/maps/@29.753117,-95.3654,3a,75y,99.71h,81.23t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sHu6ALxOzWNg-TT7wiWTXew!2e0!6m1!1e1 Proposed: More renderings/info: http://www.stcl.edu/construction/index.html
  7. Press Release: http://www.ci.rosenberg.tx.us/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=8235 Chron bit: http://www.chron.com/neighborhood/fortbend/news/article/Rosenberg-area-picked-as-site-of-technical-college-6207455.php (Unsurprisingly, they got the location wrong. The intersection they mention doesn't even exist in reality.
  8. Lone Star College is slated to begin construction on a new Creekside Satellite Center at the southwest corner of Kuykendahl and New Harmony Trail. The campus will be just southwest of the new Creekside Village Center currently under development.
  9. Noticed this today on my bike ride.... anyone happen to know what they are replacing this with? Another parking garage or something else?
  10. I think there was once an HP building on this site that was demo'd a few years back but my memories are vague.
  11. Has this been posted before? On google maps the ring road already exists http://www.jpra.com/thegrand.html
  12. http://nenewsroom.com/developing-north-houston-chamber-panel-highlights-growth-opportunities-p2198-1.htm "and of special interest in North Houston is a new campus in Aldine on a 61 acre site on Aldine Mail Route that would include an 85,000 sf building and 650 parking spaces. Development on this site would include other partners, to form a town center urban environment."
  13. I'm surprised I wasn't able to find this on HAIF. I ran a few searches, but nothing came up. Apologies if this is a repeat thread... Swamplot reported in May that the Univ. of St. Thomas will be building a new performance arts center near the Menil campus. The article indicates that the building will be four stories and just under 100k square feet. Here's the accompanying rendering: University of St. Thomas's Performing Arts Center Moving in Next to Menil Campus
  14. Satellite Campus Story "Sam Houston State University is providing Houston residents with a closer alternative for continuing their education with the opening of its new Northwest Houston Campus"
  15. Went to Houston Baptist University today to visit the Lee and Grant exhibit. http://www.hbu.edu/hbu/About_HBU.asp?SnID=141925366 http://www.hbu.edu/hbu/MOSH_Lee_Grant_Exhibit.asp To be honest, I was not aware that this campus even existed until I looked up where the exhibit was located. I'm not from here originally. They would not let me take any photos of the exhibit. Pissed me off because this was the reason why I took my camera. So, afterwards I walked around this small campus and took some photos of the buildings. (the campus is located in the middle of the triangle created by the intersections of Beechnut, Fondren and I-59) Here they are: Adios
  16. UH Coming Soon to Pearland February 23, 2009 by: Bill Stamps The city of Pearland has been in the news lately with the abduction of a woman at gunpoint. But while you normally don
  17. Rice announced the $30 million gift for College #11, Duncan College. Along with new residential college #10, McMurtry College, there will be two new LEED certified buildings for Rice (and its first Gold certification). http://www.media.rice.edu/media/NewsBot.as...;SnID=417075778 http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/stories...63&ana=e_du
  18. I was driving on 59 and noticed a crane! I was stunned, a couple of days later I happened to be in the area and it turns out that HCC had torn down a significant portion of it's campus and appears to be putting up a building, but I wasn't able to get an upclose look at the rendering. This is a substantial looking crane and it appears as if it's going to be a substantial building. Anyone have any info on this?
  19. Howdy all, This is my second post here, been lurking for a while. So, if this is a double post please forgive, I searched a bit but nothing turned up Houston Community College Central is constructing a few new buildings in the midtown area, and performing a much-needed renovation of the San Jacinto Memorial Building among others on the campus. The renovation seems to be throwing out parking space in exchange for a nice green space in front of SJAC. The most prominent new construction is the Learning Hub, which will house their technology and science classes. http://learning.cc.hccs.edu/future/ http://learning.cc.hccs.edu/future/future.swf In my opinion, the Learning Hub resembles an ice cube sitting on the historic SJAC building's front lawn. I have mixed feelings about it, and am questioning whether it fits in with the area. What are your thoughts and opinions on the construction? Are our bonds going to good use?
  20. For the past 25 years Texas Southern University has been a joke. The school has no real admission standards (no ACT or SAT required for entry), its administrators are constantly caught up in verifiable scandal, and the school is constantly in financial trouble. The article below id further evidence of this. The alumni who have gone on to succeed after graduation have probably done so IN SPITE OF, rather than because of the value of a Texas Southern University Degree. Barbara Jordan would be outraged and probably hanging her head low right now. I challenge all TSU alumni, administrators, faculty, students, and Houstonians in general to show some pride and demand better from this institution, otherwise I'm all for a "hostile takeover" by U of H or another state school. Drastic times call for drastic measures. ______________________________________________________________________________ Jan. 26, 2007, 12:58AM Perry orders regents to fix TSU finances 'Not happy' with the officials, governor gives them up to 45 days to plan By POLLY ROSS HUGHES AND MATTHEW TRESAUGUE Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle AUSTIN — Startled by the depth of Texas Southern University's multimillion-dollar financial woes, Gov. Rick Perry has ordered its board of regents to start making "tough decisions" to fix the problems or resign. "It can't be a Mickey Mouse deal," Perry spokesman Robert Black told the Houston Chronicle on Thursday. "It can't be a Band-Aid." In private meetings last week, Perry demanded that TSU's regents come up with a concrete plan within 30-45 days to start fixing problems plaguing the university's finances this year. Next week, the terms of three of TSU's nine regents expire, giving Perry the opportunity to name new members. Perry also plans to announce a blue-ribbon panel that will develop a long-term plan for TSU, including defining its academic mission. One fear, which the governor's office said it hopes to avoid, is that TSU would be merged into another university. Houston Democrats Sen. Rodney Ellis and Rep. Garnet Coleman underscored the importance of protecting the historically black university and keeping it independent. They noted its long history in shaping Houston's black middle class. "TSU is in the neighborhood where I grew up. It isn't just an institution I represent," Coleman said. "It's more than that. TSU represents some of the best of black Texas and black Houston." Ellis said he is a graduate of the university, along with political notables including the late U.S. Reps. Barbara Jordan and Mickey Leland and lawyer and former U.S. Congressman Craig Washington. Ellis, complaining that Texas' two historically black universities have been underfunded since their inception, said he hopes Perry's actions will prove positive for TSU. "I'm glad he's stepping up to the plate," he said. "Let's hope he's correcting that historical wrong." Yet, with TSU asking the Legislature for millions in emergency funds and financial help while its money matters are "in shambles," Black said, lawmakers are apt to lose patience. "It can't be the same old, same old. They're going to have to make the hard decisions to correct these issues," he said. . . Read the rest of the article here.
  21. I drove by this the other day and was rather impressed by the layout of this campus. Perhaps the nicest community college campus I've ever seen. It's won a number of architectural and landscape design awards since its opening 2004: Cy-Fair College Library / Commons http://www.aia.org/aiarchitect/thisweek04/...13scup_2004.htm
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