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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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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 ...


On The Market

Marked as teardown, now a treasure: Houston's only Frank Lloyd Wright house is a preservation beauty

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 ...


Manziel No. 1 in sales

Jersey boys: Manziel leads NFL in merchandise sales; Texans star falls out of top 10

By Barbara Kuntz

Looks like Johnny Manziel's famous "show me the money" finger-rubbing gesture can be at least partially justified: The Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback is the NFL's reigning merchandise king ...


On The Market

Backyard paradise: Suburban home features swim-up bar, waterfalls and even a beach

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 ...


Home With Garden Views

Garden views from every room highlight $2.2 million spec house from inventive Houston builder

By Barbara Kuntz

Modern-style builder Carol Isaak Barden admits her latest undertaking, the 5,000-square-foot "The House of Many Gardens" in the Rice Village area, presented a different challenge. "I've never landscaped ...


Best Outdoor Furniture Stores

Houston's Best Outdoor Furniture Stores: Backyard and patio pieces from budget to luxe

By Barbara Kuntz

As temps get higher, many outdoor furniture stores are offering discount sales, so now's the time to pick up those pieces you've been admiring to enjoy today and ...


Downtown Living

Downtown living shoots sky high with 40-story residential tower in Market Square

By Barbara Kuntz

Downtown living opportunities just shot sky high with plans for Market Square Tower, the urban core's largest residential project at 40 stories tall. The tower, with 463 apartments, will ...


Bush cleans house

Bush cleans house: Auction items include presidential memories from 41 and 43

By Barbara Kuntz

If furniture could talk, a lot of family memories — and maybe a few presidential secrets — would come forward in an ongoing auction taking place in Houston. Sharon Bush, the former ...


More Apartments

Prime Heights property makes way for midrise apartments with downtown views

By Barbara Kuntz

Elan Heights, a 10-story midrise with 327 units, will occupy a prime site at the Taylor Street bridge near Woodland Heights where the aging Skyline Central apartments once stood. Designed ...


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