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  1. The Board of Directors of the American Institute of Architects, Houston passed the following Position Statement at its regular meeting on April 10, 2007. The statement will be presented to the Mayor and City Council tomorrow, April 17, by AIA Houston member Peter Boudreaux, AIA, of Curry Boudreaux Architects. AIA Houston POSITION STATEMENT April 10, 2007 RE: The Center Serving Persons with Mental Retardation Site Lease / Potential Sale The American Institute of Architects, Houston does not support the sale and demolition of the buildings of the Center Servin
  2. Yay! Mayor's office unveils plan for new bayou bridge at Montrose. Didn't reallize there was a Memorial Heights TIRZ. New high-rise, new bridge, cool! http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/6145342.html
  3. Here's the best info from the article: The project has broken ground: http://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/columnists/sarnoff/article/High-end-office-building-underway-west-of-downtown-5920360.php#/3
  4. Would anyone happen to have or know where I could find pictures of the old bridges that were located over Buffalo Bayou before 1912? There is also what looks like a pier or a deck off to the left side of the remaining bridge. It is almost completely overgrown now. What was it used for?
  5. I took a late-night stroll along Buffalo Bayou, and noticed what looked like the foundations from a bridge underneath 45. I took a photo of it from both sides of the bayou. It doesn't look too old, but I'm curious about it. The bridge(?) is directly behind the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Does anyone here have any info on this? I figured if anyone knew, it'd be you guys. 😉
  6. Could this go along Bayou if above high water mark or is there a easement width set back?
  7. http://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/columnists/sarnoff/article/Bayou-redo-lures-luxe-development-6161600.php#photo-7721927
  8. I saw the sign indicated below while walking by this lot today. Is anyone familiar with something that might be going on this lot? It borders Buffalo Bayou and is north of the criminal courthouse.
  9. Riding my bike down buffalo bayou today and I ran across Buffalo Bayou Partnership working on the trails on the South side of the Bayou East of Jensen. They were clearing trees and preping for more bike trails. Also talking with them they have the contract to finish the trail on the North side and have access to KBR lots property. Other cool stuff going on is the boat racing down there.
  10. Of possible interest to some of you is this new book, "The Galveston-Houston Packet: Steamboats on Buffalo Bayou." http://www.amazon.com/Galveston-Houston-Packet-Steamboats-Buffalo-Bayou/dp/16094\ 95918 Here's a review of the book: http://galvestondailynews.com/story/361138
  11. The American Planning Association has named Buffalo Bayou one of America's Great Places. That's quite a change from when I moved to Houston in 1999 and it was just a stagnant smelly backwater that the city had turned its back on. On Sundays I used to sit under on the concrete abutment under an abandoned railroad bridge and read the newspaper by the water. The only thing that ever moved was the occasional snapping turtle coming up for air. Linky: http://www.planning.org/greatplaces/spaces/2012/
  12. First I have heard of this. http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Project-to-transform-stretch-of-Buffalo-Bayou-2406589.php
  13. I'll start off with a few freeway shots, a brief tour of Eleanor Tinsley Park (walking east on the Bayou) and the walk back. Hope you enjoy. hope you enjoyed.
  14. Not sure exactly what neighborhood that is. Push under way to build a skate park on Memorial City sets aside 'alternative' sport site; funds sought for construction By TOM MANNING Chronicle Correspondent RESOURCES PUBLIC MEETING Public Use Skateparks for Houston will meet at 7 tonight at the Fonde Recreational Center, 110 Sabine. It is open to the public. For more information of PUSH, visit the Web site at www.pushhouston.com. As Houstonians come to grips with the fact that their hometown has once again been labeled the "fattest city in America," a grass-roots group is hoping to use that
  15. I wasn't sure where to put this, but this seemed like the right subforum. How awesome is Hershey Park? For such a narrow park, it is amazing how once you walk around it you feel like you aren't in Houston. There are hills, the bayou, beautiful views...it's really a gem that I think the rest of the city hasn't caught onto. The stretch between Dairy Ashford and Wilcrest is especially scenic.
  16. http://houston.bizjournals.com/houston/sto...ml?surround=lfn Houston sucks again.
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