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Postcard from the Prairie Festival

Salina, Kansas, is a town like so many others in America. Its downtown stands as a reminder of what once was — brown paper is taped to the inside of windows, lackluster rental signs hang askew beckoning no one. Its vital economic lifeblood has drained to the southern outskirts where a Walmart and a Lowe’s […]

02.17.17 Environment
Landscape

Finca Tres Robles: Urban Farming on the Rise in Houston

Down Navigation Boulevard, past the popular Mexican restaurants and beyond the majority of the new townhouses, an urban farm sits a block south across from the U.S. Zinc factory. Finca Tres Robles, Spanish for “Three Oaks Farm,” is the project of brothers Thomas and Daniel Garcia-Prats, two native Houstonians who founded the farm in June […]

03.05.15 Environment

Policy — An Exhibition

Photos by Steven Thomson It is befitting that the Architecture Center Houston is positioned in the shadow of City Hall, and a glut of the city’s engines of cultural production — the Hobby and Wortham centers, Jones Hall — and the corporate headquarters that fuel them, as the site is currently host to an exhibition […]

07.06.10 Reviews