By Manuel Martinez Alvarenga Mahatma Gandhi Statue at Hermann Park. Courtesy of Author. If you find yourself in the heart of Houston, chances are you have driven by Hermann Park, a green and interactive park with a large recreation area for picnics, casual strolls, and sightseeing nestled within an arm’s reach of the Texas Medical […]
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Houston proudly showcases many works of art by Frank Teich (1856-1939), an early Texas sculptor originally from Germany.
by Leigh Cutler, Kary Oliveira, and Kimberly Youngblood Click here to read a pdf of the full article.
Houston’s Hermann Park has been a treasured oasis of green and blue in the heart of the city since its opening nearly a century ago. George H. Hermann, industrialist, real estate investor, and one of Houston’s first park commissioners, donated land for the park in June 1914, and his estate bequeathed additional acreage upon his […]
Houston Parks – Where Memories are Made Vol. 9, No. 3 (Summer 2012) Download PDF Letter from the Editor 2 Our Treasured Oasis: Preparing for the Hermann Park Centennial by Eliza Wright 9 SPARK Parks Spark the Imagination by Kathleen Ownby 15 Emancipation is a Park by Carroll Parrott Blue 19 The Next Phase […]
To view the entire article about the Miller Outdoor Theatre by Debbie Z. Harwell, which appeared in Houston History Volume 7, Number 2, download the pdf version.
To read the full text of this article by Bryant Boutwell that appeared in the Fall 2004 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.
To read the full text of this article by Mary Schiflett that appeared in the Fall 2004 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.