By Amilcar Shabazz Click here to read a pdf of the full article.
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Although Houston may be known for its many cultural and art museums, the handiwork of local artists can also be found in a not-so-usual location – school and neighborhood SPARK Parks, which grew from one woman’s inspiration.
In 1958, Jack Yates High School moved from its original location at 2610 Elgin Street in the Third Ward to its current location at 3703 Sampson, just a short distance away. It should have been an improvement—modern building, larger facility—but instead it marked a reversal from the school’s position as a central, guiding force for […]
To view the entire article about the Hobby family’s philanthropy by Patricia Pando and Robert Pando, which appeared in Houston History Volume 7, Number 2, download the pdf version.
To read the full text of this article by Scott Stabler that appeared in the Fall 2005 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.