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 […]
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 […]
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/
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 […]
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
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
Check out this Texas Monthly article by Larry McMurty in Texas Monthly addressing urban sprawl in Houston and other major Texas cities. http://www.texasmonthly.com/2013-02-01/feature8.php
Check out the new trailer for This Space Available, a documentary film by Gwenaelle and Marc Gobe about worldwide visual pollution and what can be done to stop it.
Ann Lents is the 2011 recipient of Scenic Houston’s Scenic Visionary Award. Ann received the award at Scenic Houston’s Annual Benefit dinner held in September at the Houston Country Club.
Scenic Houston’s Streetscape Project will inventory of all public regulations impacting the visual aspects of Houston streetscapes, assess and endorse best practices, and ultimately demonstrate how development in Houston can improve when Scenic Houston’s recommendations are adopted.