Scenic Houston - Scenic Texas, 1963-2008 | University of Houston Libraries
Scenic Houston is a chapter of Scenic Texas, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that focuses on promoting policies and actions that enhance the beauty and appeal of our streetscapes and roadways. Scenic Houston works to reduce existing billboard blight, prevent new billboard construction, foster attractive on-premises signage, incorporate context-sensitive design in the planning of highways and other public projects, and protect the natural beauty and distinctive character of our communities for the benefit of successive generations.
Scenic Houston – Scenic Texas Collection includes 9 boxes and records from Billboards Limited, Scenic Houston, Scenic Texas, Scenic America, Scenic Austin, Scenic Dallas, Scenic Fort Worth, Scenic San Antonio, Greater Houston Partnership, Quality of Life Coalition, Scenic Conservation Advisory Council, Houston-Galveston Area Council, Facts and History, Minutes/ Directors and Committees, Events, Street Improvement Projects, Sign Projects, Billboards, Surveys Polls and Public Opinion, Ordinances Legislation, Policy, Statutes, Social Events, and Press Coverage.
Series 1: Billboards Limited, 1966-1990
Series 2: Lone Star Roadside Council (LSRC), 1984-1990
Series 3: Scenic Houston, 1990-present
Series 4: Scenic Texas, 1990-present
Series 5: Other Scenic Texas Cities
Series 6: Scenic America/Coalition for Scenic Beauty, 1978
Series 7: Slides, Negatives, and CD's
Series 8: Oversized