Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Rice University President David Leebron announced plans April 12 to repurpose the landmark Sears building in Midtown as a hub for tech startups, part of a larger proposal to develop an innovation district along Main Street between downtown and the Texas Medical Center in collaboration with a variety of educational and research institutions and businesses.
Preservation Houston's 2018 Good Brick Tour, our fifth annual look inside a selection of award-winning historic properties, is moving to the fall. This year's tour will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and 28, 2018.
Preservation Houston and Operation Photo Rescue teamed up to help Houstonians whose family photos were damaged during Hurricane Harvey with a copy run Dec. 9 and 10.
Volunteers sorted, measured and photographed the damaged photos, which will be sent to OPR volunteers around the world for digital restoration. The result: People who thought their memories had been lost will get restored new prints of their treasured photos.
The Board of Directors and I are pleased to announce that David Bush is Preservation Houston's new executive director.
David has proven himself through his work as PH's deputy director and acting executive director. He holds a master's degree in historic preservation from Middle Tennessee State University and has more than 25 years of experience as a preservation professional. A New Orleans native, David has worked with heritage organizations in Connecticut and Florida, but has spent most of his career with Galveston Historical Foundation and Preservation Houston.