Tag: historic

By Boulevard Realty

Design Possibly Within Reach in Historic Heights

This post is part of a series called Rediscovering Historic Heights When most people think of the Heights, they think historic homes. They may even be familiar with the Heights Historic Districts. That’s right, districts. What we commonly think of as the Historic Heights is actually a collection of 5 distinct districts designated in the…

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By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Places to Rediscover | #11: Houston Heights Fire Station

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things As a longtime Heights resident with a love for historic constructions, there are many old buildings in the neighborhood that have a soft spot in my heart. Few more so than the Heights Fire Station at 12th and Yale. This historic building, which celebrated…

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By Boulevard Realty

House Styles to Know | #4: Craftsman Bungalow (1905-1930)

This post is part of a series called House Styles to Know A bungalow is a type of building, originally from Bengal, India, that is now found throughout the world. When people think of bungalows, they think of a low-rise structure with a porch across the front of the home. In the U.S., a bungalow is either single-story…

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By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Places to Rediscover | #4: Revival Market

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things On the year of his 50th birthday, Boulevard Realty broker/owner Bill Baldwin is highlighting 50 things to see/experience in the inner loop. These are things that sometimes fall under the radar of even native Houstonians, but that he loves and wants to share. Houston…

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By Boulevard Realty

House Styles to Know | #2: 1880-1910: Queen Anne Style

This post is part of a series called House Styles to Know It’s hard to have a real estate blog without mentioning different styles of homes. Keep watching for more styles, but this post provides information about Queen Anne Style homes that were generally built 1880-1910. Of all the Victorian house styles, Queen Anne is…

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By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Activities to Rediscover | #4: Enjoy a Parklet!

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things On the year of his 50th birthday, Boulevard Realty broker/owner Bill Baldwin is highlighting 50 things to see/experience in the inner loop. These are things that sometimes fall under the radar of even native Houstonians, but that he loves and wants to share. One…

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By Boulevard Realty

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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