Tag: Mayor Sylvester Turner

By Boulevard Realty

Heights Historic Guidelines: Design for Living or Die Trying

This post is part of a series called Rediscovering Historic Heights The proposed Houston Heights Design Guidelines have undergone a few changes as a result of feedback received earlier in this summer’s public comment phase. The second draft of design guidelines is available here at the Planning Department’s Project Page. We shared a brief recap…

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By Bill Baldwin

Bill Baldwin: Honored to be of service along with Houston’s 36,000 “redefined” realtors

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things Having worked as a realtor in Houston for close to 20 years now, I’m obviously quite familiar with the numerous benefits of the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR). For those not working in real estate though, it may be hard to fully appreciate the significance of HAR in…

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By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Things to Rediscover | #17: Plan Houston

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things If you’re reading this, you probably agree with me that Houston is a great place to call home. Or maybe you still need some convincing and are simply looking to rediscover the best of what Houston has to offer, from Cigna Sunday Streets to…

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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 Boulevard Realty

Mayor’s Back to School Fest 2016!

When Mayor Annise Parker hosted Houston’s first Back to School Fest in 2011, there were concerns about how it would fare and about the sustainability of such an ambitious event. Well, as we prepare for the 6th edition of the Mayor’s Back to School Fest, those critics seem to have flunked, since the event is widely recognized as a resounding…

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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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