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  1. Smarter people than me will know what this is. Just seen it randomly driving by. Townhomes?
  2. Possibly a thread about this already? I recognize the developer. Change Happens in Third Ward. https://www.changehappenstx.org/
  3. University Breaks Ground on $3M Arts Center By Jennifer D. Duell HOUSTON-Cultural art lovers today will celebrate the groundbreaking of the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, a $3-million undertaking tied into the $4.5-million expansion and renovation of the Wortham Theater Complex. An official groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today in the Fine Arts Quadrangle at entrance 16 off Cullen Boulevard. The center, which will be housed in the Wortham Theater Complex, will include exterior and interior work to enhance the lobby space of the existing facility, provide office area for the Mitchell Center and add new rehearsal space. "It will be a nice addition to the campus," says John Dennis, project manager for Dallas-based Cadence McShane Corp., which is in charge of the expansion and renovation. San Antonio, TX-based Lake/Flato Architects Inc. is providing architectural services for the center's demolition, renovation and construction. Dennis tells GlobeSt.com that the project will take about nine months to finish and will require 35 to 50 construction professionals to complete. Cadence McShane will initially demolish the interior of the existing performing arts center and reconstruct 15,000 sf on two floors. The area will house classrooms plus ballet practice and rehearsal rooms. "There's a lot of wood paneling, acoustical plasters, stainless steel window frames, metal panels and cut stone," Dennis describes. "[The renovations] really complement the existing building." While the theater itself will retain the name Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre, the building as a whole will be renamed to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts. The project was funded primarily by a $20-million gift from George and Cynthia Mitchell, along with a grant from the Wortham Foundation and Allen Becker. The center will create a collaborative alliance of the university's premier academic and arts departments in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. The alliance weds the art department, Blaffer Gallery, creative writing program, Moores School of Music and the theater school.
  4. 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.
  5. https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2020/12/23/what-architects-are-doing-to-offset-rising-costs.html
  6. Noticed this on instagram this week. Do we have a thread on this?
  7. Noticed this permit the other day. Looks like new apartments. OST at Calhoun. Loopnet is listing 0.42 Acres. https://www.loopnet.com/Listing/4722-Old-Spanish-Trl-Houston-TX/14762393/
  8. http://www.ccppi.org/site/index.php/initiatives/initiatives-2
  9. Proposed multifamily at the corner of Southmore & Sampson St SubdivisionPlatPDF_SOUTHMORE ENCLAVE.pdf
  10. "3611 Drew Street is a remodel/addition to an existing structure. The original structure was a single story daycare center. The goal of the project is to convert the existing building into 20 micro-loft apartments. The average square footage of each apartment is 300 SF and includes a full size bath and fully equipped kitchen." These units are within walking distance of the University of Houston and judging by the size of the units, they will be geared toward students. https://www.drafthousedesign.studio/3611-drew-street https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/TABS/Projects/TABS2021008213
  11. https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/2018/03/13/273001/harris-county-will-buy-riverside-turn-it-into-mental-health-facility/
  12. Not really sure how far along this is. Just sharing what I saw on Facebook.
  13. Another Student Housing Project for the UofH 4-story wrap style project739 beds1-4 bedrooms.25 miles from main campuseasy acess to SE METRO rail line.Fall 2015 CompletionProject also includes sidewalk improvements to Cullen Blvdhttp://www.houstontx.gov/council/1/bfacommittee/20140429/aspenheights.pdf
  14. Over the past nearly 20 years, I have watched Riverside Terrace return from a very bleak period in its history. The neighborhood is pulling itself out of the seedy area it had been allowed to become. There is still much to do. Every time we lose a house to demolition, it reminds one of the fact that so much has been disregarded and disrespected in this neighborhood for far too long. http://vimeo.com/41671048 As I can, I will post photos of houses we've lost recently, and ones that are in danger of being lost. Hopefully, we can bring more attention to the neighborhood, and help to save some of these magnificent homes. This first house was demolished about a year ago, and was located at 2507 Calumet.
  15. From the planning commission. This school is looking to expand. Seems they are asking the city if they (COH) will allow for the abandonment of a large part of Hadley St. Anyone know if there are any renders for this one? Glad to see a school in this area get some upgraded facilities. Seems like some recreational facilities will be added to this campus as well.
  16. I don't have enough time to go into full detail like I usually do, but since there was a request made, I decided to make a quick tour of the rapidly changing western side of Third Ward. The red line is the route I took starting from Midtown and then going into Third Ward. The black lines boxes represent development either under construction or very close to being so. As soon as you cross 59 on McGowen, there are already new homes going up on the left side: This is the future site of the 2020 McGowen midrise... the variance signs are up: Townhome variance signs are also scattered across this massive lot as well: Same lot for future townhomes: Anybody need a leather couch?? The people moving into these townhomes will! (Note the existing townhomes in the distance) Emancipation Park closed off for a complete overhaul: Development is starting just north of Emancipation Park: Now heading north: The quality of this development along St. Emanuel is very nice: And some of the development along St. Emanuel is surprisingly very modern looking: Including this one on Hutchins St: Moving eastward along Webster: Very peaceful area: So peaceful in fact that this guy is chilling in his red hammock! Yes... we are still in Third Ward if you can believe it... this is along Bastrop: Check out the multi-family midrise in the distance: Along with the renovated park, the city is also targeting the area with brand new sidewalks (this one taken along I-45): And I'll end it on this note to give the area some perspective... all of this development has been within several blocks of this station:
  17. Houston Third Ward’s needs, challenges and resilience highlighted in Baker Institute survey
  18. Doshi House has plans to expand. http://www.doshihouse.com/doshi-house-expansion-2/
  19. Did anyone know about this project slated to start in June http://greatersoutheastonline.com/blog/mixed-use-development-business-should-thrive-with-influx-of-residents/
  20. https://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/columnists/tomlinson/article/Fighting-gentrification-is-a-losing-battle-get-14066994.php
  21. Third Ward Building Setback Does anyone know if variances can be granted to building setback/building line requirements in Houston generally and the Third Ward specifically? Want to buy a house in the area and build an attached garage where the driveway is, but want it to bump out past where the current house is. All help appreciated.
  22. I noticed that Jack Yates High School recently got a new Principal in Tiffany Guillory. The big question is whatever happened to Kenneth Davis ? If anybody who is an alumnus of Yates High School knows the situation. Let me know what happened ? https://www.houstonisd.org/Yates
  23. from COH enewsletter Street Name Change Public Hearing Dowling Street to Emancipation Avenue October 13, 2016 at 2:30 PM City Hall Annex - Public Level 901 Bagby Street The City of Houston is considering a proposal to rename Dowling Street to Emancipation Avenue . The Houston Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposal on Thursday, October 13 th at 2:30PM. You may submit comments on the proposed street name changeonline prior to the October 13th public hearing. For additional information, please contact Brian Crimmins or Teresa Geisheker with the Planning & Development Department at planningdepartment@houstontx.gov or (832) 393-6600.
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