Houston Matters

What Changes Are in Store For Houston’s Historic Preservation Ordinance?

Posted on · The city of Houston’s Planning and Development Department and the Houston Archaeological and Historical Commission are reviewing the city’s Historic Preservation Ordinance. Mayor Parker’s office would like the language in the ordinance to be clearer, but also may want to expand what can be protected and the authority such protections provide. We talk about what […]

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Houston Matters for Thu., Nov. 21, 2013

Posted on · On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn about the landmark application process, and what it would mean for the Astrodome to receive that designation. We then turn our attention to other historic places in Houston. What sites or buildings, in your view, need saving here? We’ll welcome your thoughts. And we’ll find out what criteria must be met […]