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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Tropical Weather Update, And Remembering Developer Gerald Hines (Aug 25, 2020)

On Tuesday’s show: An update on Tropical Storms Laura and Marco, the latest on COVID-19, City Council Member Edward Pollard answers questions, creating man-made islands to protect Galveston Bay from storm surge, and remembering real estate developer Gerald Hines.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Dr. David Callender, president of Memorial Hermann Health, gives us an update on the COVID-19 situation in the region. And Eric Berger, meteorologist with Space City Weather, returns with more information on Tropical Storms Laura and Marco.

Also this hour: Houston City Council Member Edward Pollard answers your questions.

Then, Rob Rogers, founder of Rogers Partners, discusses a proposal to build a chain of man-made islands for a 10,000-acre park in Galveston Bay to protect Texas from hurricane surges.

And, remembering real estate icon Gerald Hines, who transformed the Houston skyline. He’s credited for the development of The Galleria, the 64-story Williams Tower, and many other buildings throughout the city. He died Sunday at age 95.

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