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Teo Chew Temple

Teo Chew Temple located in Houston’s Chinatown

Posted: November 2, 2017 at 6:34 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Nonprofits & Charities

Teo Chew Temple The Teo Chew Temple is a Vietnamese Buddhist Temple located in southwest Houston.  My husband and I spotted the ornate rooftops when we were walking through the nearby Arthur Storey Park one day.  We made a mental note to find out more about the structure at a later date. The address is […]

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Front view of Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace

Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace: A Houston Oddity

Posted: July 25, 2017 at 5:48 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Nonprofits & Charities

Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace It can be credited or blamed (depending upon one’s view) on the lack of zoning laws in Houston that this Chong Hua Sheng Mu Holy Palace is in a neighborhood on the west side of H-Town. Even from a distance, this five-story white structure with the 40-foot golden orb […]

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Chapel of St. Basil from Academic Mall

Chapel of St. Basil: An Architectural Beauty

Posted: March 27, 2017 at 6:33 pm   /   Chapels and Churches

Chapel of St. Basil The amazing Chapel of St. Basil is an architectural marvel on the University of St. Thomas campus in Houston, Texas.  Designed by the famous architect Philip Johnson in 1997, it capped off his fantastic career in grand fashion. Architecture The engineering firm of CJG based in Houston, as well as Austin, […]

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Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in downtown Houston

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church: Jesus Saves Signage

Posted: January 31, 2017 at 4:39 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Historic Buildings

Eye-Catching Signage! It is difficult to miss seeing the JESUS SAVES signage at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.  The sign is at the top of a tall tower on the large beautiful brick church in downtown Houston.  At night the neon JESUS SAVES sign is even more prominent against darkened skies. The location of this historic […]

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St Matthew Lutheran Church in Houston

Linocut Art of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Houston

Posted: August 14, 2016 at 2:23 am   /   Art & Culture, Chapels and Churches, Linocuts

Linocut Art One day a congregant from St. Matthew Lutheran Church wandered into the Museum of Printing History in Houston, Texas.  She noticed a framed linocut print that I had created of her church.  It was hanging on the wall in the gift shop. She contacted me, and long story short…they now have the rights […]

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