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Mapping Houston Heights

Mapping Houston Heights — Houston’s First Suburb – Save Texas History

Mapping Houston Heights — Houston’s First Suburb – Save Texas History   Houston Heights was one of the first planned communities in Texas and Houston’s first suburb. The development promised to be “a new field of enterprise worthy of close cultivation by the Home-seeker and Capitalist". Further, a community where residents could live and work in health and safety. Curiously, the...

Houston Heights Historic Homes Change 2020

Houston Heights History Trying to Get Erased

Two lawyers from the Houston Heights are trying to do away with the Houston Heights historic laws that regulate the change or demolition of any historic homes. Two homeowners in Heights East, Kathleen P. and Paul L., have taken their fight all the way to the Supreme Court, arguing that Houston’s Historic Preservation Ordinance is illegal. Many of the residents are not happy about that, because they...

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