About Us

Mission:

Historic Houston is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to conserving and preserving Houston’s historic architecture and architectural resources through scholarly research, education and advocacy of sustainable design.

Press:

Releases

  • 07/17/2006 Historic Houston Receives Outstanding Environmental Leadership Award
  • 01/10/2006 Historic Houston To Relocate The Historic Dew Plantation House
  • 04/05/2005 Historic Houston Selected by Metropolitan Home's Design 100
  • 03/31/2005 Salvage Warehouse receives SmartWood Rediscoved Wood Certification
  • 10/11/2004 Announce Home Repair Classes Using Shotgun Studio
  • 12/04/2003 Volunteers Needed for Deconstruction of Six Houses
  • 11/16/2003 Landmark Medallion Plaque Program
  • 09/11/2003 Historic Houston Opens Salvage Warehouse
  • 07/07/2003 Operation Comeback - Solution to Provide Affordable Housing
  • 03/12/2003 Historic Houston Delivers Historic Houses and Initial Funding for Restoration
  • 09/08/2002 Creole Cottage
  • 11/15/2001 Historic Houston Awarded Preservation Services Grant from National Trust

Articles

  • Feb 2006 Houston Chronicle " Historic Houston Moving Dew Plantation" Z9: page 3
  • Sep 2005 Natural Home & Garden "Earth Movers: People Who Make A Difference" page 96
  • Jul 2005 Houston Chronicle " The Noble Salvage" Zest: page 12
  • May 2005 Metropolitan Home "Design 100" page 62
  • Apr 2005 Houston Chronicle "Past Perfect" E8: page 12
  • Jan 2005 Architectural Salvage News "Historic Houston, Lowe's Partner to Offer Home Repair Classes" page 1
  • Feb 2004- Houston Chronicle "Historic Houston salvage program expands to reuse vintage materials"
  • Dec 2003 - Southwest Preservation News,"October Preservation Services Fund Grants Announced"
  • Sep 2003 Houston Business Journal, "History sold from salvaged homes"
  • Nov 2002 Houston House and Home, "Saving and moving five historic little houses"
  • Nov 2002 Southwest Preservation News,"October Preservation Services Fund Grants Announced" page 2
  • Sep 2002 Houston Business Journal, "Preservation Cause creates rare coalition"
  • Nov 2001 Southwest Preservation News, "October Preservation Services Fund Grants Announced"
  • Aug 2001 Austin American Statesman, "Houston architects envision new life for empty Astrodome"
  • May 2001 Houston Chronicle, Viewpoints "City's Ordinance Lacking"
  • May 2001 Houston Press, "Bulldozers at the Gate"