Archives for February 2012

The Woodlands Artwork Series #6: The Family

by Charles Pebworth 40 feet tall, 15 feet wide, 15 feet long Painted Metal, welded construction This fascinating sculpture sits at the entrance to The Woodlands on Woodlands Park Drive, greeting visitors and new members of community. This piece is the first outdoor sculpture purchased for The Woodlands, created by Houston artist and … [Read more...]

Home Prices in The Woodlands – A Trend or a January Fluke?

January is typically the month of the year with the least amount of real estate sales activity – other than new listing activity.  Otherwise, December holds the usual record as the month for the least amount of new listings. So, how did the market perform in January this year?  Here are some month-over-month statistics to illustrate: Unit … [Read more...]

The Woodlands Artwork Series #5: A Tribute to George and Cynthia Mitchell

by Jay Hester Bronze Metal Casting Installed 1997 & 2002 These familiar faces sit in front of the entrance to the iconic Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. The Pavilion, a Woodlands landmark, was the brainchild of our community’s founders George and Cynthia Mitchell, who wanted a world-class performing arts facility to bring musicians and … [Read more...]

The Woodlands Artwork Series #4: On the Shoulders of Giants

Artist: Robert Cook Medium: Bronze Metal Casting Dimensions: 15 feet high, 5 feet wide, weighs 1300 lbs. Location: Research Forest Drive at the Grogan's Mill Road intersection Installed: 1989 “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” – Isaac Newton This statue is beloved for a reason. The poignancy of the … [Read more...]

The Woodlands Artwork Series #3: Tomorrow

Artist: Charles Parks 8 feet tall (with base), 28 inches wide, weighs 1200 lbs. Bronze Metal Casting This contemplative figure sits outside the Homefinder Center on Woodlands Parkway. The statue was created by American realist sculptor Charles Parks and installed in 1981. According to the artist, the man is “pondering the future of our … [Read more...]