Tag: Kinder Institute

By Yenny Mattei

Rediscovering Affordable Housing in Houston

Earlier this year, housing experts from Houston and beyond met with active participants (decision makers, faith-based and community leaders, residents, CDCs, researchers, corporate partners, developers, and advocates) for the Houston & Harris County Housing Conversation, a day-long event in which they discussed how to address the challenges Houston and Harris County are facing as the…

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By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Things to Rediscover | #16.5: The Kinder Institute in 2017!

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things Last year, I sang my praises for Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, and all it does to help us wrap our heads around some of Houston’s biggest strengths and challenges as an urban environment. In 2016 alone, the Kinder Institute produced 19 detailed reports…

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By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Things To Rediscover | #16: The Kinder Institute

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things As the fourth largest city in the United States, and with a population that continues to grow, Houston is constantly evolving and facing new urban issues. After all, an urban environment is a living, breathing thing, and as such, to stay healthy and develop, it…

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By Eric Turner

Yes, Houston is Urban-Minded

Janette Sadik-Khan, former Transportation Commissioner for New York City, was in Houston on Wednesday, May 18th to speak at the Rice University Kinder Institute for Urban Research Forum. Sadik-Khan is one of the world’s foremost authorities on transportation and urban reformation and she discussed both in depth during the talk. Boulevard Realty broker/owner Bill Baldwin and…

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By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Things to Rediscover | #14: “Streetfighting” with Janette Sadik-Khan

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things I had the distinct pleasure of hearing one of my personal heroes speak in person the other week at the Rice University Kinder Institute for Urban Research Forum held at the Museum of Fine Arts. Janette Sadik-Khan is the former Commissioner for New York City’s…

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