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Texas Legacy Sculpture at Astrodome

Astrodome Texas Legacy Sculpture + More in Carruth Plaza

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

Texas Legacy Sculpture 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 in 1965 and […]

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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

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. The address is 1909 Avenue G, Rosenberg, Texas 77471. My husband and I spent some time exploring this […]

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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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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 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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