Neighboring Allen is in good company.
Texans are no strangers to long drives. Whether cruising from Mission to South Padre Island to spot great kiskadees, from Turkey to Lubbock while blasting Waylon Jennings, or catching the remote vistas from Marfa to Chinati Hot Springs, Texans often get to
The historic building, a former factory and metal shop, is filled with Mexican art and whimsical touches.
How San Antonio handles the Alamo Plaza redevelopment will say a lot about what kind of city it wants to become.
Art dealer Arturo Palacios relishes the creative environment at this 1920s apartment building—especially its romantic courtyard.
The revered Dallas hotel is ready for another century of revelry after sweeping design changes by a visionary local firm.
The debut of a destination showpiece on the University of Texas campus marks a turning point for the Capital City.
Getting the elaborate Christmas displays in this posh neighborhood ready for the masses is big business.
The former Austin couple renovate a 1934 building in quiet Bertram to showcase their new line of furniture.
A look inside the octogenarian oil magnate's 65,000-acre spread.
Austin's bibliophiles get a slicked up new playpen.
The restaurant promises French ambiance, pastries, and a raw bar in downtown Austin.
Dream of building your own medieval fortress? You aren’t alone.
A look back on the work of the celebrated Austin architect who defined the city’s modern vernacular.
Liz Lambert’s hotels have a stunning, often imitated style. But where does the trendsetter get her ideas? We asked her.
Keeping baseball pure at Kokernot Field, out in far West Texas.
In the search for the perfect dive bar, a writer discovered another hidden gem—the Mosheim school.
Breaking ground— and betting big—on a doomsday community for the rich.
Modern living on a historical East Texas homestead.
Is the Houston Heights turning into a Little Louisiana?
Long live Northwest Mall!
Well, sort of.
Charles Stagg walked into the woods and decided to build something. Now, four years after his death, his daughter and grandson are trying to preserve his masterpiece.
An armadillo incense burner. An Andy Warhol self-portrait. The keys to the Alamo. Who knew what startling treasures you could find without ever leaving the state?
A pastor at a Corpus Christi church is on a mission to build “the largest cross in the Western Hemisphere.”
Oh, and the house that comes with it too.
It can be yours for a cool $6 million.
Has a selfie ever been more contentious?
Although we trail such medieval wonderlands as Spain, Bavaria, and Wales in castles per square mile, Texas is studded with crenellated, turreted strongholds, ranging from the kitschy to the magnificent.
How did smog-breathing, gridlock-prone Houston become the newest natural wonder of the urban world?
By reviving a small-town movie theater, can a Lubbock businessman revive a small town too?
Or perhaps a more fitting and respectful fate is to just let the structure crumble, to go the way of the ancient ruins.
Tree houses—they’re not just for kids anymore.
That's a lot of Astro-dough.
If you've got an eight-figure house-hunting budget and a need for a place with goalposts in the backyard, give it a look.
This isn't a real proposal, but it is really neat.
They've built a scale model of it to show it off and everything.
A tiny Astrodome!
The massive fire that took down a Montrose apartment building didn't claim this cat.
It's got a veranda with seating for 450 people, a two-story closet, and a bowling alley. It's on 25 acres and the mansion itself is 48,000 square feet. And nobody really knows what it's worth.
It doesn't mean that they're not going to tear it down.
Houston put a man on the moon and performed the first artificial heart transplant. So why can’t it save the Eighth Wonder of the World?
Voters may have decided that the Astrodome isn't worth saving, but The Architect's Newspaper has published four ideas for what to do with the space.
The one-time Eighth Wonder of the World may soon be a parking lot, but the "yard sale" held by Reliant Park officials brought a lot of nostalgia—and money—out of people who remember its heyday.
The Lone Star state constructed over 36 million square feet of energy-efficient space last year.
Just over forty years ago, Texas was the kind of place dismissed as hopelessly provincial and culturally mediocre. But then came the Kimbell Art Museum.
The owners of Museum Tower took out a full-page ad in the Dallas Morning News Friday to (sort of) apologize that the new building is so shiny.
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.