First Montrose Commons Architecture Walk

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

What is now the First Montrose Commons Historic District includes two historic neighborhoods platted on what was then Houston’s southwestern edge: the Lockhart, Connor & Barziza Addition (1873) and the Bute Addition (1907). Construction in the area began in earnest after the adjacent Montrose Place neighborhood opened in 1911. Today, the streets of First Montrose […]

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Old Sixth Ward Architecture Walk

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

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 […]