Campaign for a More Scenic Houston

Campaign for a More Scenic Houston

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Scenic Houston has launched its Campaign for a More Scenic Houston to support its new strategic plan. Campaign proceeds will fund specific new initiatives to 1) support optimal Houston streetscape planning through wide endorsement and adoption of Scenic Houston's Streetscape Resource Guide, 2) provide assessment and action plans for improving the current conditions of the Hobby and Bush Intercontinental airport corridors, 3) advocate for better regulations and driver safety enhancements…
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7 months agoCampaign for a More Scenic Houston
More evidence that parks, green spaces and physical beauty are good for business.

More evidence that parks, green spaces and physical beauty are good for bus…

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Houston Chronicle Business Section, May 6, 2013, more building commercial and residential development occurring because of new downtown city park that appeals to families/residents/visitors–in other words, Parks and Green Spaces are Good for Business! Read more at Chron.com…
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1 year agoMore evidence that parks, green spaces and physical beauty are good for bus…
Jersey Village says no to digital billboards

Jersey Village says no to digital billboards

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Jersey Village has turned down a Clear Channel proposal to convert static billboards to digital. Scenic Texas met with city leaders earlier this year to review the issues associated with digital billboard conversions. To learn more, read the full story here: http://impactnews.com/houston-metro/northwest-houston/digital-billboards-ruled-out-by-jv-city-council%2C-residents/…
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1 year agoJersey Village says no to digital billboards
Scenic Houston Streetscape Resource Guide Published

Scenic Houston Streetscape Resource Guide Published

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Scenic Houston has conducted an inventory and analysis of all public regulations that impact the visual aspects of Houston’s streets and public spaces. Utilizing this information as well as reference data on best practices in other U.S. cities, Scenic Houston has developed the Scenic Houston Streetscape Resouce Guide, a practical tool for all stakeholders interested in how Houston streets can be constructed and redeveloped to build healthier, more attractive neighborhoods and foster economic gro…
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10 months agoScenic Houston Streetscape Resource Guide Published
2013 Scenic Houston Dinner Honors John W. Johnson and H-E-B

2013 Scenic Houston Dinner Honors John W. Johnson and H-E-B

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Thank you to all who attended the 2013 Scenic Houston Annual Dinner honoring 2013 Scenic Visionary: John W. Johnson and Scenic Initiative Award recipient, H-E-B. The 2013 Annual Dinner and presentation of Scenic Houston's 2013 Scenic Visionary and Scenic Initiative Award was held on Wednesday, October 23rd 2013 at the Houston Country Club. This year's event was the most successful to date. Proceeds from the evening will help Scenic Houston continue to make our city a great place to…
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1 year ago2013 Scenic Houston Dinner Honors John W. Johnson and H-E-B

Scenic America Conference Preview

A video preview of all the speakers at Scenic America’s 2014 Conference in Houston. The theme of the Conference was “How Scenic Beauty Supports Economic Development, Livability and Tourism.”

 

Editorial on the Negative Impact of “Rolling Billboards”

Read this Houston Chronicle article from Scenic Houston Board Member, Ed Wulfe, on why signs on Metro buses would negatively impact Houston’s image. http://www.chron.com/opinion/outlook/article/If-buses-become-rolling-billboards-city-s-image-4206841.php

 

Scenic Houston speaks out against turning METRO buses into rolling billboards.

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On Friday, May 11th, the Houston METRO Board of Directors convened a special meeting to hear public comments on the future of METRO’s General Mobility Plan, which must be brought before the public for a vote within the next year.

 

“Chickens, Signs, and Other Hot Topics” a paper on emerging trends in land use

In a new paper from Alan Bojorquez and Joseph Deeb, the authors outline a list of non-traditional land use and development topics that have been confronting Texas municipalities over the last few years.  The paper share insights garnered through their roles as municipal lawyers representing Texas cities. The decision of what to include in this […]

 

New video exposes industry tactics to install digital billboards

A new video looks at the efforts of the billboard industry to convert static billboards near Seattle into new digital signs that change advertisements every 6 or 8 seconds.  The segment, produced by veteran videographer Ossian Or, can be viewed HERE The tactics represent a desire by the industry to infiltrate an area that has […]

 

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