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What Buildings Should Be Preserved? The Astrodome Makes Us (8th) Wonder…

We’ll talk about the landmark application process and what it’ll mean for the Astrodome if it’s given that designation. And, the Astrodome has been the central focus of preservation in Houston recently, so we want to open up the conversation to include other historic places in Houston. What sites, buildings or places need saving here? […]

We’ll talk about the landmark application process and what it’ll mean for the Astrodome if it’s given that designation. And, the Astrodome has been the central focus of preservation in Houston recently, so we want to open up the conversation to include other historic places in Houston. What sites, buildings or places need saving here? What are some of the criteria these historic sites need to meet in order to be designated as a landmark? And will that kind of designation protect them from demolition in the future?

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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