Tag: montrose

By Boulevard Realty

My Summer of Fun with METRO & Boulevard Realty

Boulevard Realty is a proud participant of Hire Houston Youth, a City program matching high school and college-age talent with Houston employers for a summer internship. Mayor Turner’s Director of Education Juliet Stipeche launched this program last year, noting that Houston was a little behind compared to other cities of our size when it came…

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By Boulevard Realty

Moving To Houston: Things You Should Know

If you’re considering a relocation to Houston, you’re not alone! In recent years, Houston has been named one of the fastest growing cities in the country. While some might associate Houston with suburban sprawl, stacked-up traffic, and oil drilling, there’s a lot more to this city than just the well-known stereotypes. These days, Houston boasts…

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By Boulevard Realty

Bill Baldwin’s Real Estate Outlook: Mid-Year 2016

In case you missed it, here’s a quick recap of Boulevard Realty’s “State of the Market” event just two weeks ago. It was standing-room only at our Heights office for the presentation and hundreds watched live on Facebook as Boulevard broker/owner Bill Baldwin gave his take on the sometimes conflicting recent headlines surrounding Houston real estate,…

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By Boulevard Realty

Homes that make us happy: Contemporary

This post is part of a series called Homes That Make Us Happy We recently came across a thought-provoking article by Jacoba Urist called The Psychological Cost of Boring Buildings. The article explains how scientific evidence shows that living and working in or around architecturally interesting buildings and varied, vibrant urban settings (read: no zoning) can lead…

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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 Places to Rediscover | #13: Historic Avondale

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things Most Houstonians are likely fairly familiar with Montrose. Sitting in the heart of the inner loop, this popular Houston neighborhood is surrounded by countless amenities all sharing an artsy vibe, and its central location makes getting to pretty much any part of Houston fairly easy….

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By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Things to Rediscover | #12: Mecom Fountain

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things There are countless reasons to take a trip to Hermann Park or the Museum District. With all the beauty to be taken in at the park and the wide range of cultural experiences available at the different museums in the area, it’s no wonder…

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