Ground broke on Park Central housing development

Ground broke on Park Central housing development

Its been three years in the planning stages, but construction has started on a brand new affordable housing community in Port Arthur — one with an uptown name fitting for its new address. When completed, Park Central, at 2500 FM 365 about a half mile from Port...
Galveston’s long vacant Jean Lafitte Hotel gets $10M renovation

Galveston’s long vacant Jean Lafitte Hotel gets $10M renovation

The article posted by the Houston Chronicle states… Despite architectural challenges on top of the ravages of time and bad weather, an 86-year-old Galveston landmark has been preserved for multi-family housing. The former Jean Lafitte Hotel at 2101 Church St. in...
First residents soon to move into former Jean Lafitte Hotel

First residents soon to move into former Jean Lafitte Hotel

The article posted by Galveston Daily News states… Lafitte feat: It was vacant for decades and became one of downtown Galveston’s biggest eyesores. But after nearly two years, a massive makeover of the former Jean Lafitte Hotel into apartments is complete, save...
Grand Opening of Pine Ridge Manor

Grand Opening of Pine Ridge Manor

On July 11, 2013, an on-site celebration was held by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA), City of Crockett officials, Bank of America representatives, ITEX Group and community leaders...
Crumbling Lafitte building to undergo restoration

Crumbling Lafitte building to undergo restoration

GALVESTON — When the 10-story Jean Lafitte Hotel was built in 1927, its modern architecture was meant to attract business travelers and give the island’s Victorian downtown a more modern appeal. Empty for two decades, the property has become a symbol of faded glamor...