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Understanding Houston’s Many Wards

Posted on · For some time now on Houston Matters, when the words “ward” or “wards” get mentioned, we’d be guaranteed to get an email or a tweet from a listener asking the same question: “You mention the wards, but where can I find information on them?” Outside of places like Wikipedia, it can be difficult information to […]

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Is Development in the Third Ward Displacing Longtime Residents?

Posted on · Houston’s Third Ward has been undergoing an evolution over the past several years. The historically black neighborhood is changing as developers build new town homes, which may be displacing some of the Third Ward’s longtime residents. We explore how the Third Ward is changing, and what those changes mean for its residents.