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houston 2001 :: city streets

© 2002 dan sandler

Welcome to Houston. To the uninitiated, a tangle of highways and office buildings; to the city snob, an inscrutable morass of industry and the poster child for urban sprawl.

But look closer, and you'll see a metropolis writ large on the vast plains of southern Texas. Powerful transit arteries move a massive workforce from affordable, spacious suburbs to factories, office buildings, centers of commerce and business. Bayous channel groundwater through the floodplain on its tireless course to the Gulf of Mexico.

skyline 59 #2 hwy 59 and 610 59 approach transco 2

If the city snob is still giving you trouble, show him this:

91 cents

I have heard it said that Houston has more restauraunts per capita than any other major metropolitan city in the country. Whether strictly true or not, this certainly has the semblance of truth to anyone who's spent any amount of time here.

random kirby village 4 times and kirby
main st 1 bw3

The Rice Village, an area of shops and businesses occupying the half-mile strip of land between Kirby Dr. and Greenbriar Rd. (west of campus), is no exception to the restauraunt rule.

alabama and kirby kirby - einstein bros bissonett at kirby
fuzzy's that which burns the lips goode co pies

Follow Kirby up to Westheimer Rd., and you'll discover that mecca of Tex-Mex known only as Chuy's. (Sound familiar? perhaps you're thinking of the Austin branch.)

comida deluxe

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