Demolition of the surviving section of the former Webster High School (1939, Rudolph G. Schneider), 400 South Walnut Street in Webster, is part of a bond proposal that Clear Creek Independent School District (CCISD) is putting before voters later this month. The structure, which now serves as the main entrance to Clear View High School, is one of the few remaining pre-World War II historic resources in the Clear Lake area and a surprisingly sophisticated example of Art Deco design in what was a very small town at the time the school was built.
The Houston Chronicle is reporting demolition plans for two significant historic structures: a section of the River Oaks Shopping Center on West Gray Avenue and the modernist Americana Building downtown.
Texas Historical Commission (THC) voted January 27 voted to designate the Astrodome a State Antiquities Landmark (SAL). Officially known as the Harris County Domed Stadium, the Astrodome joins other Texas icons, including the Alamo and the State Capitol, as SAL-designated sites.
Alliance Residential Group, the anticipated buyer of the historic Heights waterworks, is holding a public meeting on Tuesday evening, November 29, to give interested individuals the opportunity to hear advance proposals for the site's development. Alliance submitted the highest cash offer out of 19 bids received by the City of Houston, which, by statute, much accept the highest offer.