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Vogelsang Building Rosenberg | Historic and Multi-Use

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

The Vogelsang Building Rosenberg 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. My husband and I spent some time exploring this historic building a few months ago.  It is within […]

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Link Lee Mansion | Historic Houston Landmark

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

The impressive Link Lee Mansion now serves as the executive offices of the University of St. Thomas campus.  It started out as a private home and construction was finished in 1912. Back in those early days of Houston history Montrose Boulevard where this home is situated was considered the outskirts of Houston.  John Wiley Link […]

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Antioch Missionary Baptist Church ~ Jesus Saves Signage

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

It is difficult to miss seeing the JESUS SAVES signage at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.  It is situated 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 church could […]

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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 was built 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 […]

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1940 Air Terminal Museum displays Civil Aviation History

Posted: December 18, 2016 at 12:09 am   /   Historic Buildings, Museums, Nonprofits & Charities

Preservation of Civil Aviation History The 1940 Air Terminal Museum at Hobby Airport in Houston is a must see venue for people interested in civil aviation history.  This facility was the first Houston municipal airport terminal welcoming people from around the world. The modernist Art Deco style of the building is another reason to pay […]

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Cypress Top Historic Park offers a Step Back in Time

Posted: November 1, 2016 at 5:14 pm   /   Cypress, Historic Buildings, Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor

Cypress Top Historic Park This is a small urban park in Cypress consisting of only 2.4 acres.  It is located right off of busy Hempstead Road. The even busier Highway 290 is literally a stone’s throw away.  We have passed this little park many times without realizing its significance. Were it not for the generosity […]

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M-K-T Railroad Park with Caboose & Depot in Katy, TX

Posted: April 4, 2016 at 8:58 pm   /   Historic Buildings, Houston Metro Area, Katy, Linocuts, Museums

This small but impressive little park also serves as the Information and Tourist Center for visitors to Katy, Texas. The location is 5615 First Street, Katy, Texas 77493. Hours of operation are 9am to 3pm Monday through Friday and 10am to 2pm on Saturday. What makes this park special is the restored Missouri-Kansas-Texas Depot and […]

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Historic Bishop’s Palace ~ Galveston Attraction

Posted: March 24, 2016 at 7:15 pm   /   Galveston, Historic Buildings, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

Things to Do in Houston… To escape some of the summertime heat in Houston a day trip to Galveston Island is always pleasant. It is always degrees cooler down there with saltwater breezes blowing in from the Gulf of Mexico. A Galveston attraction worth seeing while there is the amazing Bishop’s Palace. It is easy […]

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