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Shell Leaving Downtown, and Jones Hall Turns 50: Monday’s Show (October 3, 2016)

Posted on · Recently (Sept. 20, 2016), Shell Oil announced plans to vacate most of its downtown offices. Thousands of employees are expected to move to the company’s Woodcreek Complex on I-10 and North Dairy Ashford and to the Shell Technology Center on State Highway 6. The move is planned for the first quarter of 2017. On this […]

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Unprecedented Power: Archive of Jesse H. Jones Documents Set to Open

Posted on · Jesse H. Jones was a businessman, a cabinet member and played a significant role in rescuing failing banks and businesses during the Great Depression. And his name is familiar from the facades of numerous cultural institutions around Houston. And now, an archive of his personal effects and communications will open to the public at Rice […]