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Link Lee Mansion | Historic Houston Landmark

Posted: March 23, 2017 at 9:09 pm   /   Historic Buildings, Sculptures

The impressive Link Lee Mansion now serves as the executive offices of the University of St. Thomas campus.  It started out as a private home and construction was finished in 1912. Back in those early days of Houston history Montrose Boulevard where this home is situated was considered the outskirts of Houston.  John Wiley Link […]

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Antioch Missionary Baptist Church ~ Jesus Saves Signage

Posted: January 31, 2017 at 4:39 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Historic Buildings

It is difficult to miss seeing the JESUS SAVES signage at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.  It is situated at the top of a tall tower on the large beautiful brick church in downtown Houston.  At night the neon JESUS SAVES sign is even more prominent against darkened skies. The location of this historic church could […]

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Esperson Buildings ~ Historic Houston Structures

Posted: December 28, 2016 at 11:25 pm   /   Historic Buildings, Linocuts

Historic Houston Buildings Come along with me and learn about the Esperson Buildings in the central business district of downtown Houston. The first building was built as a commemorative.  This memorial became the tallest building in all of Texas as well as west of the Mississippi River.  It ranked as the third largest in all […]

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