Lost – Maxwell House Sign (1947)

•March 21, 2007 • 3 Comments

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[Photo by rkimpeljr]

Bayou City History, “Plug pulled on East End landmark”

Lost – Woolworth Building (1949)

•February 16, 2007 • 13 Comments

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[U.T. Center for American History]

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TIME Magazine, “Eight-Million-Dollar Baby”, Dec. 5, 1949

Lost – Best Products Building (1975-2003)

•January 26, 2007 • 3 Comments

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[Metropolismag.com]

Article on SITE designs for Best Products buildings

Lost – Blessed Sacrament School (1910-2004)

•January 19, 2007 • Leave a Comment

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[GHPA]

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[GHPA]

GHPA article
8/25/04 National Trust article

Endangered – West Mansion (1929-?)

•January 15, 2007 • 1 Comment

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[Houston Chronicle]

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[GHPA]

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[houstonist]

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[houseandhomeonline.com]

1/13/06 Houston Chronicle update
10/25/06 Houston Chronicle article
12/6/06 New York Times article on Olajuwon’s real estate investing
Texas Historical Commission entry, including write-up from National Register of Historic places

Endangered – Astrodome (1965-?)

•January 15, 2007 • 9 Comments

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[Presidential suite - Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation]

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[View of field from pool table in Judge Hofheinz' apartment - Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation]

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[Judge Hofheinz' office - Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation]

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[Jan. 3, 1962 - Commissioners fire Colt .45's into ground for groundbreaking - Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation]

Lost – Robinson Public Warehouse (1929-2006)

•January 15, 2007 • Leave a Comment

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[houstonist]

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[houstonist]

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[1935 flood, old Sears on Buffalo (now Allen) Parkway - U.T. Center for American History]

 
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