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How We Define Success

December 1, 2010 | By Charles J. Lohrmann

As we analyze the success of Texas Highways, the first measures are always the reactions and opinions of the magazine’s readers.

Museums and Architecture

August 1, 2010 | By Charles J. Lohrmann

Not long ago, in a conversation with Charles and Dominique Inge in Granbury, Dominique mentioned Goethe’s notion that architecture is “frozen music.” Since then, I’ve wondered about that poetic definition of architecture and considered the mysterious effects, both abstract and literal, that a building’s design can exert.

The Lure of the Coast

June 1, 2010 | By Charles J. Lohnnann

“The cure for anything is salt water—sweat, tears, or the sea.” I’ll settle on the third of writer Isak Dinesen’s salty cures: the sea, with a nod to the coast in general.

Can We Preserve This Monument to Texas Independence?

March 1, 2010 | By Charles J. Lohrmann

My anecdotal investigation tells me that most folks overlook the architectural gem that now houses the Gonzales Municipal Museum.

Going on 36

October 1, 2009 | By Charles J. Lohrmann

I’ve never been a huge fan of birthday celebrations, primarily because I’ve not been able to articulate the ideal birthday ritual: one that achieves the perfect balance of the philosophical and the frivolous.

It’s a Picnic

February 1, 2009 | By Charles J. Lohrmann

There’s always more to the story. Consider outtakes: All of the photographs (and text) that we want to publish but can’t fit into each issue of the magazine. 

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