Author: Boulevard Realty

Boulevard Realty is a top grossing residential real estate firm in Houston, ranking as one of the city’s top 10 inner loop firms and its top mid-size firm. It is also recognized as one of Houston Business Journal’s Top 25 residential real estate firms. Boulevard has offices in the Heights and West University, but its agents are active all over Houston. In addition, Boulevard has agents living and working in Galveston, with an office in the historic Washington Building in Downtown Galveston. The company’s broker/owner, Bill Baldwin, consistently rates as one of the Top 25 Residential Realtors in Houston.

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Location, Location, Location: Urban Living Redefined at Summer Heights

Summer Heights is a collection of six new homes on the 600 block of Allston by Heights-based builders Smith Family Homes. The last home to be completed there is 639 Allston which features amazing wraparound porches on both the first and second floors. The home relishes a unique location on the Heights Hike & Bike Trail. In addition,…

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Pop Vows: Where Equality, Advocacy, and Pop Up Culture Meet!

Tomorrow will mark the first official Pop Vows ceremony, which, if you think about it long enough, is exactly what it sounds like: the pop-up equivalent of a wedding celebration. The concept has been brought to life by Kymberlie McGuire and Trish Robinson, and their description of the project from the Pop Vows website reminds us of…

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How the Marriage Equality Ruling Has Played Out in Harris County

As news of the decision went out across the country on Friday, county clerks across Texas began issuing marriage licenses to the first same sex couples wishing to tie the knot. In Houston, however, even as Houstonians lined up to apply for marriage licenses, Republican Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart denied issuing them until the electronic form deputy…

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Urban Buzz Word | Walkable Communities

Over the past few years we have been hearing the term Walkable Communities but what is all the fuss about? Why do we care if we have neighborhoods where we have the ability to walk to a store or a restaurant when it seems most Houston residents have a car, or two? Certainly a car…

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Vintage, antique, handmade, industrial at Vintique Flea on June 27 & 28

Attending pop-up markets filled with unique and high-quality items, such as the Vintique Flea market at Silver Street Studios on June 27 and 28, can be so fun, especially when a portion of the proceeds benefit a worthwhile non-profit organization – Love, Molly Fund – that’s dedicated to rescuing dogs in the Houston area. For two days, dozens…

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Mini Murals Project Aims To Put Art at Every Corner

Have you seen the Mini Murals popping up around Houston? If you’re like us and get pre-occupied at stoplights you may have missed them. But if you look around the next time you’re at a stoplight and you may be enchanted by what you see. What once were bland, yet necessary, electrical control boxes, aka…

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Rebuilding Houston’s sidewalks with another smart public/private partnership

We can’t talk about rebuilding Houston without mentioning sidewalks. They, of course, are an integral part of helping Houston to become a city of more walkable communities, the new buzz word in urban planning. Houston Tomorrow and the Houston Coalition for Complete Streets (an AARP organization) are working together to establish balanced transportation planning and…

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