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Houston Deco

Houston Deco is an online survey of more than 100 modernistic buildings in Houston and Southeast Texas, a region with a rich but often overlooked Art Deco design heritage. The Houston Deco website is a companion to the book Houston Deco by Preservation Houston staff members David Bush and Jim Parsons.

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Tall, Taller, Tallest

Tall, Taller, Tallest is an interactive look at the Houston skyline's race skyward. With historic photos and accompanying text, the exhibit tells the story of how Houston's skyscrapers influenced architecture and engineering worldwide.

For the Record

For the Record will tell the stories of the careers of prominent Houston attorneys in their own words. The exhibit is built around a series of videotaped interviews; originally the attorneys profiled are Rusty Hardin, Craig Washington, Diana Marshall, Richard "Racehorse" Haynes and Percy Foreman.

Houston Architectural Survey

A digitization of the six-volume Houston Architectural Survey of 300 historically and architecturally significant structures originally completed in 1980. The 1,500-page survey includes information on many of Houston's most important historic structures as well as many lesser-known buildings, several of which have been altered or demolished in the three decades since the initial survey work was completed.