March Scenic Citizen: Council Member Abbie Kamin

This month Scenic Houston is proud to celebrate Houston City Council Member Abbie Kamin as our Scenic Citizen.  Council Member Kamin represents 15 unique super neighborhoods, including: Greater Inwood, Central Northwest, Lazybrook/Timbergrove, Greater Heights, Washington Avenue Coalition/Memorial Park, Neartown/Montrose, University Place, Braeburn, Meyerland Area, Braeswood, Willow Meadows/Willow Bend, Midtown, Afton Oaks/River Oaks, Fourth Ward, and

December Scenic Citizen: Guy Hagstette

Spend an hour with Guy Hagstette and you will get a fascinating history lesson on how far Houston has come in the 100 years since landscape architect Arthur Comey proposed the city’s first development plan – a vision that led to the construction of picturesque byways like Memorial Drive and Braeswood Boulevard. You will also

August Scenic Citizen: Jonathan Day

Jonathan Day

For nearly four decades, Scenic Houston board member, Jonathan Day, has been the driving force behind many of Houston’s change-making, scenic initiatives. Jonathan’s 45-year long legal career, coupled with his leadership in the community, makes his recognition as August’s Scenic Citizen more than fitting. During his tenure as Houston’s City Attorney, Jonathan developed the legislation

October Scenic Citizen: Amy Reed, Keep Houston Beautiful

For more than a decade, Amy Reed followed a passion-filled path to become the Executive Director of Keep Houston Beautiful (KHB). Amy’s dream became a reality in 2018, and she now spearheads the organization’s efforts to empower Houstonians to create a cleaner, safer, and healthier city. Our October Scenic Citizen highlights Amy’s leadership and steadfast dedication

September Scenic Citizen: the Houston Department of Transformation

The Houston Department of Transformation, a volunteer group of Near Northside residents, are taking action to improve the aesthetic and safety of their neighborhood. Residents are addressing vehicular speeding, improving pedestrian access, and enhancing the community with beautification projects. For our September Scenic Citizen, we are proud to recognize this body of dedicated volunteers committed

August Scenic Citizen: Elia & Noah Quiles, Mini Murals project

Houstonians are proud of the city’s incredibly diverse culture, world-class attractions, and its eclectic art scene. The Mini Murals project, created by Elia and Noah Quiles, is adding to Houston’s unique identity. Driving through the city, one of the 200+ traffic signal boxes turned public art has undoubtedly caught your eye. The metal structure of

Scenic Citizen: University of Houston, Perspectives art project

This month’s Scenic Citizen recognizes the Perspectives beautification art project displayed at the busy I-45/Cullen underpass near the University of Houston (UH). Designed by students in the Graphic Design program, the Perspectives mural depicts the history and character of four neighboring communities. GONZO247, a Houston graffiti artist, collaborated with the students to produce a design