Outside of Ritz Theater (historic photo)

Ritz Theatre (Corpus Christi, Texas)

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We venture to South Texas today to learn about a preservation project taking place in Corpus Christi. In a downtown area challenged with empty storefronts and crumbling infrastructure, a group of citizens have been busy working to bring the venerable Ritz Theatre —  placed by Preservation Texas on the 2012 list of Texas‘ Most Endangered Places — back to life. […]

Harwood Street looking north

Harwood Historic District Introduction

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The story of the Harwood Historic District is a story of change, adaptation and resilience. Once located in a quiet area on the outskirts of a frontier town, Harwood Street quickly became a major spine connecting people with places. Wealthy neighborhoods to the south were connected to important municipal, fraternal and religious destinations; entertainment facilities were connected to […]