Tag: rebuild

By Boulevard Realty

House Styles To Know | #1: 1861-1930: Shotgun

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 let’s begin with what was probably the first style in Houston: the Shotgun house. Shotgun houses have been built since the time of…

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By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Things to Rediscover | #1: The Astrodome Opening

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things The Astrodome opened the year I was born (1965) as Harris County Domed Stadium and was nicknamed the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” I can still remember going there. My dad was a coach during the “Luv ya Blue” days of the Houston Oilers so the…

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By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Activities to Rediscover| #2: Exploring Houston Aboard METRORail

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. When…

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By Boulevard Realty

ReBuilding Houston: How We’re Taking Care of Infrastructure

Rebuilding and expanding infrastructure without debt. On November 2, 2010, City of Houston voters approved a proposition to provide for the enhancement, improvement and ongoing renewal of Houston’s drainage and streets by creating a “Dedicated Pay‐As‐You‐Go Fund” for drainage and street projects. In the past, Houston issued debt to pay for construction for these types…

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