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What Potential Artist Housing Could Mean for Acres Homes Neighborhood

Acres Homes has been talked about as a place for revitalization for a while but typically within the context of preserving the historic African-American neighborhood. But now a different sort of development is planned in the enclave: high-end housing for artists. We discuss the concept, how Acres Homes residents are reacting to it, and what […]

Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaAcres Homes has been talked about as a place for revitalization for a while but typically within the context of preserving the historic African-American neighborhood.

But now a different sort of development is planned in the enclave: high-end housing for artists.

We discuss the concept, how Acres Homes residents are reacting to it, and what it may mean for the area with Houston Chronicle real estate reporter Nancy Sarnoff.

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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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