Tag: revitalization

By Bill Baldwin

Bill’s 50 Things to Rediscover | #1.5: The Astrodome – Closing & Future

This post is part of a series called Bill's 50 Things Part One of the blog about the Astrodome [Bill’s 50 Things to Rediscover | #1: The Astrodome Opening] deals with the concept and early days of the sports facility as well as some of its early problems. This blog includes issues that brought about…

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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 Activities to Rediscover | #4: Enjoy a Parklet!

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. One…

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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 Boulevard Realty

Revitalizing the Heights Theater and America’s “Main Streets” Too

Update: The Heights Theater was sold in August! Stay tuned for a post discussing future plans for the theater. Sharon and Gus Kopriva purchased the old Heights Theater on 19th Street in the Houston Heights in 1988. At that time, the structure had sat empty after a fire gutted it in 1968. The roof was…

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