The writer-at-large on the development of West Dallas, Big D’s need for an urban middle class, and what a standout twenty-first-century city looks like.
Dallas’s almost-finished Calatrava bridge may be an emblem of the city’s status. But the smart urban plan for the small neighborhood it leads to says more about the city’s future.
The best way to visit the Capitol, the state’s grandest public building, is to take the 45-minute guided tour. But there is much more to see if you know what to look for, and I’m going to tell you precisely that.
How McAllen turned a vacant Walmart into one of the most architecturally imaginative libraries in the country.
The recent renovation to the state's most historic home left some preservationists worried that the changes to the mansion would be too significant.
Take a virtual tour of the new McAllen Public Library, built inside an abandoned Walmart.
The Perrys are expected to move back into the Greek Revival mansion, which was torched by arsonists in 2008, next month.
“The Trinity River is the biggest problem you have in Dallas today,” declared landscape architect George Kessler in his comprehensive plan for the city a century ago. And so it has remained: an undeveloped flood-prone eyesore that requires an extensive system of levees to protect residents and property. On March…
The architects show us what's on their desk.
Houston has always prided itself as a city that barrels forward into the future, and operates without memory, regret or nostalgia. But when developers began messing with the historic River Oaks Shopping Center, Houstonians raised their hackles.