Architecture

The 10 Best Buildings in Texas

Mar 1, 2009 By Michael Ennis

A tour of our greatest architectural master-pieces—from the Alamo to the World Birding Center—shows how the collision of the Old World and the New forged a unique style on the Texas frontier.

Donald R. Horton

Feb 1, 2008 By Texas Monthly

The population of Texas is rapidly expanding—from just under 24 million today to perhaps 50 million in 2040, according to the state demographer—and someone has to put out the welcome mat for all our neighbors-to-be. It may very well be the founder and chairman of D.R. Horton, one of the…

Suburban Renewal

Mar 1, 1999 By howardwen

How three Dallas area developers are beating back the threat of soulless sprawl by restoring a sense of community.

Wowtown!

Apr 1, 1998 By Joe Nick Patoski

The billionaire Basses had a vision—and money, of course. Now, thanks to their efforts, Fort Worth has the hottest downtown in Texas.

Tiles and Tiles of Texas

Nov 1, 1997 By Patricia Sharpe

The ceramic designs created by these four Texas studios will look great in your kitchen or bathroom—and except for their shape, there’s nothing square about them.

On With the Shows

Apr 30, 1997 By Michael Ennis

Now that both its building and its mission have been renovated, Houston’s Contemporary Arts Museum is ready to win back the public and reestablish its eminence.

Rock Star

Jun 30, 1996 By Jeannie Ralston

Bob Ragan’s nationally renowned, intricately detailed stone carvings have a distinctly European look. Is it any wonder he lives in a place called Florence?