20th Century Glenwood walking tour

Glenwood Cemetery 2525 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX, United States

Glenwood Cemetery, established in 1871 on rolling, wooded land near Buffalo Bayou, is one of the most beautiful outdoor spaces in Houston. It is also the resting place of scores of people who built Houston into the city we know today. Although the cemetery is known for its splendid Victorian monuments, but there’s a more […]


Old Sixth Ward Architecture Walk

Preservation Houston 3272 Westheimer Road, Suite 2, Houston, TX, United States

The Old Sixth Ward, one of Houston's most beloved historic neighborhoods, was settled in the mid-19th century on what was then the edge of the city. The principal developer was W.R. Baker, Houston mayor and president of the Houston & Texas Central Railway, and many of the neighborhood’s early residents were railroad workers who decorated […]