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Texas Legacy Sculpture at Astrodome

Texas Legacy Sculpture at Astrodome

Posted: January 27, 2018 at 6:28 am   /   Art & Culture, Historic Buildings, Sculptures

Texas Legacy Sculpture at the Astrodome Texas Legacy is the title of a beautiful western sculpture but also seems an appropriate title for the Astrodome in Houston, Texas.  This iconic structure was the very first domed indoor sports stadium in all of the United States.  It was the state of the art when it opened […]

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Side of Vogelsang Building in Rosenberg

Vogelsang Building Rosenberg | Historic and Multi-Use

Posted: June 25, 2017 at 5:20 pm   /   Antiques & Collectibles, Historic Buildings, Houston Metro Area, Restaurants, Rosenberg

Vogelsang Building The Vogelsang Building is a prominent landmark building in downtown Rosenberg. It functions as a multi-use establishment offering visitors a chance to shop, dine, see a theatrical show, and even relax in Rosenberg’s only wine room. The address is 1909 Avenue G, Rosenberg, Texas 77471. My husband and I spent some time exploring […]

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Front view of the Link Lee Mansion

Link Lee Mansion: Historic Houston Landmark

Posted: March 23, 2017 at 9:09 pm   /   Historic Buildings, Sculptures

Link Lee Mansion The impressive Link Lee Mansion now serves as the executive offices of the University of St. Thomas campus.  It started as a private home and has the date of 1912. Early Days of Houston Settlement Back in those early days of Houston history Montrose Boulevard where this home stands was considered the […]

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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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Clear view of top of Niels Esperson Building

Esperson Buildings: Historic Houston Structures

Posted: December 28, 2016 at 11:25 pm   /   Historic Buildings, Linocuts

Historic Houston Buildings Come along with me and learn about the Esperson Buildings in the central business district of downtown Houston. The first building originated as a commemorative.  This memorial became the tallest building in all of Texas as well as west of the Mississippi River.  It ranked as the third-largest in all of America […]

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