HISTORICAL – 1955 Meyerland Parade of Homes HISTORICAL – 1955 Meyerland Parade of Homes

(Illustrations courtesy of Burdette Keeland Architectural Papers, University of Houston Libraries, Special Collections.)
by Dr. Stephen James
As prosperity returned to the United States after World War II, millions of Americans looked for new homes. By 1952, …

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ANTIQUITY LARGE BOWL
GG Collection is the brainchild of two friends, Dixie Harrigan and Leigh Anne Baysinger, who wanted to make accessories for those who prefer classical decor to modern influences. Their creative combination of metal, …

Book Reviews September 2016 Book Reviews September 2016

 
MASTERING MINIATURES
The Little Book of Bonsai will make you an instant expert in the art of growing miniatures. It is packed with myth-busting surprises, the first of which is that growing bonsai isn’t really as …

Duckhorn Wine Company — the Best of the Best! Duckhorn Wine Company — the Best of the Best!

Young Winemakers Producing Some Of The Best Wines On The Planet
In 1976, Margaret and Dan Duckhorn, along with a number of investors, started Duckhorn Vineyards, with the first production in 1978 being 800 cases of …

Kia Soul & Toyota Sienna Limited AWD Kia Soul & Toyota Sienna Limited AWD

 
Kia Soul |STARTING PRICE: $16,000
The most aptly deserved name for the Kia Soul might be “Square Peg.” With the rise in popularity of the subcompact and compact crossovers, the demand for tall, boxy wagons has …

RIVERSTONE RIVERSTONE

Riverstone is demonstrating why there is no place like home during its 15th Anniversary Celebration with model tours and the chance to win the ultimate staycation. On tour are 19 community models, including several priced …

TDECU TDECU

TDECU Mortgage is here to Make Home Happen. As an integral part of TDECU – Your Credit Union, a $2.9 billion credit union serving over 240,000 Member Owners, we operate with one goal in mind: …

BELGARD BELGARD

Belgard is the go-to place for effortless outdoor living. We help homeowners make outdoors their kind of beautiful. For 20 years, our locally made products have transformed thousands of outdoor spaces. Dream big, get inspired, …

OLD WORLD LUMBER OLD WORLD LUMBER

Bring American history and unparalleled beauty home with reclaimed barn wood. As the largest supplier in the South, we have that extra something your home is missing. From fireplace mantels to flooring, the only limitation …

TEXAS CUSTOM PATIOS TEXAS CUSTOM PATIOS

They custom design and build patio covers (attached and freestanding), outdoor kitchens, screened porches, room additions, decorative patios, decks and more. The latest trends and products will transform your backyard but maintain your home’s original …

ECLECTIC HOME ECLECTIC HOME

Now in its 14th year, Eclectic Home has become one of Houston’s destinations for affordable home furnishing, accessories and great gift ideas. Eclectic Home carries an assortment of lamps, wall décor, accent furniture and decorative …

ART IN THE CITY ART IN THE CITY

Art in the City offers an exceptional selection of contemporary art in all sizes. Stop by to see their wonderful array of original art and accessories. Complimentary consulting is available.
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3601 West Alabama, Houston
 

TED COWART FINE ART TED COWART FINE ART

Ted Cowart has painted a series of pond reflections in mixed media on canvas and paper. Shown here: Pond Reflection IV. You can view this work and more at Arden’s Gallery in the Museum District. …

THE GREAT RUG COMPANY THE GREAT RUG COMPANY

The Great Rug Company has provided the Houston area with quality rugs and carpet at the lowest prices for over 20 years. As a family business, making you feel at home without breaking the bank …

THORNWOOD GALLERY, LLC THORNWOOD GALLERY, LLC

Nestled in the heart of Houston just one block West of Kirby Drive between Richmond and Alabama, Thornwood Gallery has earned a reputation of providing high quality artwork by international, national and local artists for …

BMC BMC

It’s your home. Dream big. BMC offers thousands of superbly crafted products—from everyday items to one-of-a-kind custom options built to your specifications. Our design specialists will guide you through product selection with trained eyes, construction …

THE DESIGN FIRM THE DESIGN FIRM

For over
For almost 40 years, The Design Firm has been Houston’s most acclaimed interior design agency. Synonymous with luxury and sophistication, their philosophy has propelled them to be one of the innovators of interior design, …

GALLANT GARAGE & PATIO GALLANT GARAGE & PATIO

The premium coatings offered at Gallant Gar­age & Patio are the new, high-tech way to make your garage look better than new… even if your concrete slab is stained or cracked. These industrial-strength coatings are …