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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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