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Barbara Kuntz

Photography Editor

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Barbara Kuntz is CultureMap photo editor and also writes the Quick Fix home design segment and other lifestyle and entertainment features.

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River Oaks Party Palace

River Oaks' Party Palace: Opulent mansion with a crazy history — and a baron past — hits the market

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Changing Houston

A new Woodlands is coming in the Exxon Mobil campus building boom: It's master-planned community fever!

By Barbara Kuntz

The building boom anticipating 10,000 Exxon Mobile employees converging onto the emerging 385-acre Exxon Mobil mega campus continues to roar ahead. A nearly 2,000-acre master-planned community is now ...


Weingarten Mansion Sold

Sold! Historic Weingarten mansion gets a buyer; will property be restored?

By Barbara Kuntz

The old Weingarten mansion in the historic Riverside Terrace neighborhood may be restored after all. Debra Blenderman, branch manager for Better Homes and Gardens Gary Greene Bay area office, confirmed ...


Hogwarts Magic

Sole survivor of deadly shooting enjoys a magic moment with gifts from Harry Potter author

By Barbara Kuntz

A dose of good Hogwarts magic, charmed by the outpouring of support on a Facebook page, apparently has come to the sole survivor of a shooting spree that left her ...


Bungalow With A History

Updated bungalow in trendy neighborhood maintains a sense of history

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Zoo's Newest Arrival

Houston Zoo's newest arrival has a face guaranteed to melt hearts

By Barbara Kuntz

Houston Zoo officials are already swooning over the big, batting eyes and oh-so-lush lashes of its newest family member, a female Masai giraffe. Mama Neema delivered the healthy female calf ...


Changing Houston

New $76 million downtown building to promote Houston — and continue the Discovery Green frenzy

By Barbara Kuntz

Houston's business and tourism champions are upgrading their presence with a new 10-story building just north of the George R. Brown Convention Center, which will include a parking garage ...


Real Estate Rumblings

New luxury apartment complex rising on Washington Avenue: A more sophisticated party central?

By Barbara Kuntz

Construction has begun on yet another "pearl" in Houston. The latest luxury midrise apartments called Pearl Washington will be located on 3.12 acres along the Washington Corridor. Scheduled to ...


Real Estate Rumblings

Hotel building boom to transform The Galleria area — and create even more traffic headaches

By Barbara Kuntz

Hotels, particularly of the Hyatt kind, are taking over The Galleria area. A second hotel, a Hyatt Place property, now joins the Hyatt Regency that broke ground in December 2013 ...


On The Market

This three-story $1.4 million Houston home takes patio living to a new level in a historic locale

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Controversial Appearance

A hero's welcome? Notorious cheerleader hunter signs autographs and poses for pictures in Houston

By Barbara Kuntz

The infamous big-game hunting Texas Tech cheerleader was in Houston over the weekend, this time smiling for photo ops with admiring fans — and not dead animals. Kendall Jones, who drew ...


In Pictures

The ultimate Silly String fight breaks out in Houston: Kids take no prisoners in messy Children's Museum battle

By Barbara Kuntz

The Children's Museum of Houston became a tangled web of excitement recently when a special guest celebrated during two weeks of activities showed up for the facility's first ...


On the Market

Renovated Craftsman home is a gardener's dream with landscaped wonderland

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Uptown Update

Goin' Uptown: 40-story apartment tower, luxury hotel planned for Post Oak area

By Barbara Kuntz

Plans are a'changing for the $1.2 billion redevelopment of Uptown Park, including a multifamily residential project called The Palazzi at Uptown Park, possible acquisition of more land for ...


Porch Powered Homes

New Heights development is all about the power of porches — and community

By Barbara Kuntz

One minute, you're sitting on your front porch, interacting with neighbors enjoying the same leisurely pastime on a quiet, tree-lined street. The next, you're in the the hustle-bustle ...


Real Estate Rumblings

Houses now selling at breakneck speed in Houston: Only three cities in America turn over homes faster

By Barbara Kuntz

Houston homes continue to sell like hot cakes, staying on the market for only 17 days on average before being gobbled up by hungry buyers. That's according to a ...


Historic Mansion Sale

Historic Weingarten mansion complex goes on sale for $2.2 million — as a complete restoration project

By Barbara Kuntz

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


Houston's Best Buildings

The best buildings in Houston and beyond: This year's AIA Awards celebrate history and stunning innovation

By Barbara Kuntz

A dozen structures designed by architects practicing in the Houston metropolitan area stand out as the best works this year — with most of the projects right here in the Bayou ...


The Green Townhouse

The green townhouse: This $614,000 Museum District perch brings stunning yard space with treetop views

By Barbara Kuntz

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


In The Smilebooth

What was he really thinking? Masked man at CultureMap Summer Social reveals some deep thoughts

By Barbara Kuntz

A masked gent, possibly the most interesting man in the world, brought tequila (snowcones) to the thirsty crowds at CultureMap's Summer Social  — as well as crazy-fun to the Smilebooth ...


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