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By Boulevard Realty

House Styles to Know | #5: Ranch Style (1945-1980)

This post is part of a series called House Styles to Know As you can imagine, during the years of the Depression through the end of World War II, there weren’t a significant number of homes built in the U.S. But when the war ended in 1945, construction quickly began on one-story suburban Ranch homes…

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By Boulevard Realty

Home Styles to Know | #3: American Foursquare (1895-1930)

This post is part of a series called House Styles to Know The Foursquare style, sometimes called the Prairie Box, can be found in nearly every part of the U.S. The houses are usually two stories and built in a simple box shape, with four rooms on each floor. The downstairs would consist of an entry…

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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

Allen Parkway renovations begin with reduction in speed limit

For the next 10 months or so, certain parts of Allen Parkway will undergo an $11 million serious transformation, meaning that beginning on Monday, August 3, motorists may need to find alternate routes. The first change you’ll probably notice is a speed limit reduction from 40 mph to 35 mph. Next you’ll notice fewer lanes…

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By Boulevard Realty

Food Trucks to Stalk on Social Media

Guest Post by Thomas: Food trucks hit the mainstream a few years back and the boom isn’t over. There are new chuck wagons gassing up every day in Houston with cheesy puns for names branded on all sides. How are we supposed to keep up especially when they’re on the move at the drop if…

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By Boulevard Realty

Hole in the Wall Mexican Restaurants that Might Actually Have Holes in Their Walls

Guest Post by Thomas: Yeah yeah, we all like the beef fajitas at Pappasito’s and who doesn’t ask for a straw when the waitress at Chuy’s brings you a bowl of Jalapeno Ranch? Chain Tex-Mex joints are top-notch, consistent, and appeal to the widest demo they can, so it’s no wonder there’s a Torchy’s trending…

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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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