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Barbara Kuntz, head shot, column mug, October 2012

Barbara Kuntz

Barbara Kuntz served as CultureMap photo editor until 2015.

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On the Market

Stunning West U home designed by noted architect features catwalks and bird's-eye views

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Craziest AstroWorld Items

Own an AstroWorld memory: Crazy theme park items for sale, include rules of Mayan Mindbender

By Barbara Kuntz

Bidders looking to fill that huge theme-park void left since AstroWorld closed in 2005 can now land some big — and big-ticket — souvenirs. TheTexasAntiqueHunter is offering to sooth that pain of ...


More Heights Townhomes

Upscale Heights townhomes in gated community planned for neartown industrial site

By Barbara Kuntz

Studemont Heights, a new gated community of 25 three-story brick- and cement board-sided homes "reminiscent of the classic brownstones of other metropolitan cities like London, New York and Chicago," according ...


Central Park in West houston

Central Park in west Houston? Energy Corridor master plan envisions massive world-class green space

By Barbara Kuntz

West Houston, namely The Energy Corridor District, is ready for its own version of Central Park. "The idea is to create a regional destination for recreation, arts and events, while ...


Real Estate News

Not so fast: New owner puts $1 billion Uptown Park redevelopment plans on hold

By Barbara Kuntz

A change in ownership of development companies, as well as the drastic drop in oil prices, have moved new property holders to reevaluate a $1 billion plan to transform Uptown ...


Ultimate Beach House

The ultimate beach house: Designers craft a big blue Galveston stunner, right down to the fancy bunk beds

By Barbara Kuntz

A yesteryear Big Chill refrigerator in cerulean was absolutely the only choice for the bright white kitchen of a new Galveston-area beach house and became the inspiration for the sky-blue ...


The Pottery Queen

Celebrity beloved ceramic art makes a dinner table comeback: New leafy collection channels the 1960s

By Barbara Kuntz

If a sweet, sweeping sense of deja vu envelopes you when looking at Tory Burch's brand-new line of lettuce- and cabbage-inspired dinnerware perfected in collaboration with noted Palm Beach ...


On the Market

Houston's Zen House: 1946 home renovated and revamped into a tranquil, luxury retreat

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


$100 Million Park Plan

A new bigger jewel of a park for Houston? $100 million plan aims to make Memorial Park seem even larger

By Barbara Kuntz

The long-range master plan for Memorial Park is taking final shape with a proposed recreation complex grouping all playing fields, a natatorium to replace the outdoor pool for year-round swimming ...


On the Market

Dual personality: Historic Heights bungalow has a contemporary vibe inside

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Gardening Power

Houston's cold weather cannot stop this flowery rite of spring: The Azalea Trail blooms on as it turns 80

By Barbara Kuntz

The azaleas are here! Despite threatening cold temps and a dreary, almost sunless start to 2015, these rites of Houston's spring are blooming just in time to herald the ...


On The Market

A West U dream house? This "modest" $1.66 million home is packed with special amenities (and bathrooms)

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Real Estate Rumblings

Houston's own European village? New luxury townhouse development includes its own showy canal

By Barbara Kuntz

Somerset Green — a residential community designed to emulate a European village with three- to four-story luxury townhomes in Regency and Normandy architectural style which come complete with a canal, large ...


On The Market

This $2.38 million ranch mansion gives new definition to turnkey: Talk about millionaire ready

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Real Estate Rumblings

EaDo game changer: New 12-story luxury tower with restaurants aims to shake up stadium land

By Barbara Kuntz

City View Terrace, a 12-story, 336-unit luxury apartment complex with ground-floor retail space, is coming to EaDo with hopes of becoming a catalyst for development in the area. Developer Premier ...


Celeb Mansion For Sale

Celebrity preacher tries to sell Beyonce family mansion for millions despite abandoned renovation project

By Barbara Kuntz

Editor's Note: Houston, the surrounding areas and beyond are loaded with must-have houses and properties for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap ...


Extreme Man Caves

Houston's weirdest home improvement requests: One comes straight from a billionaire's playbook

By Barbara Kuntz

Man caves, shark aquariums and hair removal, oh my! Those three unrelated items actually are related in a peculiar way as the most requested quirky desires Houstonians have for home ...


Changing Houston

New restaurants and sidewalk cafes to transform Houston's convention center: A Super vision?

By Barbara Kuntz

About 30,000 square feet in new commercial space is in the works for the George R. Brown Convention Center to help attract as many as seven new retail, restaurant ...


Texas' Richest City

The richest city in Texas is right here in the Houston area: Only three towns in America are wealthier

By Barbara Kuntz

Take 2.1 square miles with about 1,000 homes owned by residents earning a median yearly income of $233,636 and what do you have? Piney Point Village, the ...


Home Decor

Booked up? Add a a personal touch to your home with well-styled bookshelves

By Barbara Kuntz

Let's get personal ... about bookshelves. "Bookshelves need to be personal," award-winning interior designer Chandos Dodson Epley of Chandos Interiors says. "You don't want your home to look like ...


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