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WikiProject Houston

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Welcome to WikiProject Houston. We are a group of editors dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of city of Houston and the Greater Houston area. The project was established on November 7, 2006. Editors who are interested in contributing, please sign up below and post any ideas and suggestions on the talk page. Also, feel free to edit this page and add any articles that need work or that you feel require attention below in the tasks section.

Scope

  • Geographically related articles in the Greater Houston metropolitan area.
  • Articles about persons who have had a significant presence or relationship to the city.
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Parentage

The parent of this WikiProject is WikiProject Cities. At the US state level, the parent of this project is WikiProject Texas.

Child projects

WikiProject University of Houston, Portal:University of Houston


Houston assessment procedures and worklists | Article alerts dashboard | Houston proposals and project guidelines | Houston templates and resources | Houston Portal development | Archive | Wikipedia Help | FAQ | Overview | Readers | Contributing | Editing | Administration | Technical | Problems | Miscellaneous | Copyright | VeryFAQ

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Announcements Announcements

Articles for deletion

Featured article candidates

Peer review

Requested moves

Other news

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How can I contribute to this project How can I contribute to this project ?

If you are reading this, then you probably know something about the Houston metro area...we welcome your contributions! If you're new to Wikipedia, have a look at the following:

If you are looking for something to do involving the project, below you can find information about on-going collaborations and specific requests. Also, look for tags such as {{cleanup}} and {{unreferenced}} to guide your contributions to the project articles.

And remember, always provide sources for your edits.

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Collaboration Current collaboration

Tasks/Collaboration

Peer Review

Cleanup

New articles

Articles to be expanded

Article requests

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Assessment Assessment Dashboard

Article assessment statistics


Table of articles

Explanation of article grading system

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Images Image Requests

Please remember to add Category:Images of Houston, Texas to your pictures of Houston if they are fair use images that are not eligible to be used on Wikimedia Commons. Thanks.


Unsorted Houston:

  • Kuumba House, 2500 South Loop
  • The Pig Stand, 2412 Washington Ave (6th Ward)
  • Texas Guandi Temple, 2089 Milby St.
  • British School of Houston, 4211 Watonga Blvd Houston, Texas United States, 77092
  • New Consulate-General of India, Houston - 4300 Scotland, Houston, TX
  • Former Saint Arnold Brewing Company offices, 2522 Fairway Park Drive
  • Ascension Chinese Church - 4605 Jetty Ln, Houston, TX 77072
  • Aeromexico USA offices, 3663 N. Sam Houston Parkway E. Ste. #500. Houston, Texas 77032 - Map
  • Previous Screwed Up location at 7717 Cullen Boulevard Houston, TX 77051-1905 See map
  • Imani School - 12401 South Post Oak Road, Houston TX 77045
  • Nabors Industries Houston office - 515 W. Greens Road, Suite 1200 Houston, Texas 77067
  • Villa de Matel Convent - 6510 Lawndale Street, Houston, TX 77023 - Post in Idylwood, Houston but not sure if it's considered "in" the neighborhood
  • Entrance to the Houston Country Club - 1 Potomac Drive Houston, TX 77057
  • NAACP Houston Branch - 2002 Wheeler Avenue 2002 Wheeler
  • The Houstonian Hotel - 111 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, Texas 77024
  • Rice Epicurean Markets Uptown at 5016 San Felipe @ So. Post Oak 77056
    • Too late - this store has closed and has been redone as The Fresh Market. The only remaining store is at 2020 Fountain View Dr. ​—DoRD (talk)​ 19:28, 19 June 2014 (UTC)

General requests

  • Any area Kool Smiles
    • Antoine Drive (5341 Antoine Dr. Houston, TX 77091), Houston-Aldine (3840 Aldine Mail Rd Houston, TX 77039) and/or Texas City (1012 20th St. North Texas City, TX 77590)
  • Any area All Smiles Dental Centers
    • Airline/Parker General Dentistry (6729 Airline Dr, Houston, TX 77076), Edgebrook General Dentistry (1173 Edgebrook Drive Houston, TX 77034), and/or Fulton General Dentistry (2982 Fulton Rd. Houston, TX 77009)

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CategoriesHouston categories

This section and its category listings serve to make all Greater Houston pages accessible through this page. Please add pages to the correct category when appropriate.

Article category tree

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Project goals Project goals

  • To provide guidelines and recommendations for articles that describe all aspects of the city of Houston and the surrounding metropolitan area.
  • To improve Wikipedia's coverage of Houston by creating, expanding, and maintaining such articles and related portal.
  • To serve as the central point of discussion for issues related to Houston in Wikipedia.
  • Establish Wikipedia as one of the premier online information resources on the Houston metropolitan area.

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Participants Project participants

Please feel free to add yourself here, and to indicate any areas of particular interest.

  1. Backspacekey (talk · contribs) — (Native Houstonian) University of Houston alumni, 3L at South Texas College of Law, website developer for Texas Children's Cancer Center, and historical architecture enthusiast.
  2. Flightx52 (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian, into IAH, and weather patterns including hurricanes)
  3. WhisperToMe (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian)
  4. Postoak (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian)
  5. Drumguy8800 (talk · contribs) Point me in the right (..specific) direction! (Not much knowledge on Houston, but I will help to the best of my ability in response to any request any time. IMHO I'm good with templates .. see examples)
  6. Urban909 (talk · contribs) (Houstonian) particular interest: IAH/HOU or airport/s in general/transportation
  7. Tennis Dynamite (talk · contribs) I'll do the best I can.
  8. Ufwuct (talk · contribs) Roads, history, geography of Houston.
  9. Cohesion (talk · contribs) In general I work on images, so I would be happy to help out there. I would also be interested in the Medical Center, and any associated articles.
  10. Some Person (talk · contribs) I live in Houston and really want to help out.
  11. Mike Richardson (talk · contribs) Very interested in the Houston media and companies in Houston.
  12. Souperman (talk · contribs) Native Houstonian, interests mainly in history, politics, and transportation
  13. RJN (talk · contribs)
  14. JuWiki2 (talk · contribs) You may have seen some of my articles, I specialize in the west Houston area (Interstate 610 west to SH 6).
  15. BuffaloChip97 (talk · contribs) Seabrook, Clear Lake, Johnson Space Center, Houston Sports.
  16. Deatonjr (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian) Kingwood, Humble, Texana, Beaumont, Huffman, Porter Heights, transportation, local businesses, local politics
  17. Feedloadr (talk · contribs) Northern and eastern Outskirts of Houston, roads, lakes, and anything else I stunble into.
  18. SirChan (talk · contribs) Native of Alief, now in Cinco Ranch/Katy. Will edit any article for punctuation, spelling, etc.
  19. RedPoptarts (talk · contribs) Native to Dallas, with no knowledge of Houston, but very interested in improving Houston's articles
  20. Vox Univoaks (talk · contribs) A Houston native and a current inside-the-loop homeowner, willing to help out wherever I can
  21. Patricknoddy
  22. ColemanJ (talk · contribs)
  23. Heyjebbo (talk · contribs) New to Houston, inner loop, happy to take photos.
  24. Delfeye (talk · contribs) Katy Proper (escaped from Austin since 1998)
  25. Slhogan94 (talk · contribs) Katy Proper (2nd generation Katyite, 7th gen Texan). I can help with grammar and organization as well as new articles.
  26. Evb-wiki (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian)
  27. Thenderson1 (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian) I'll try to help out as much as I can.
  28. Korranus (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian) Western Harris, Waller, and Washington Counties, improving wikification, happy to help where it's needed.
  29. Hourick (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian) Interested mostly in Transportation and infrastructure, I might need a bit of Slogans94's help from time to time, especially on the Metrorail pages.
  30. Big texas lump (talk · contribs) Live in and love Houston, glad to help out where ever I can to expand Houston's presence on Wikipedia.
  31. Diamond Joe Quimby (talk · contribs) Love Houston 2nd favorite city next to Dallas
  32. XxTrillvillexX9 (talk · contribs) {Native Houstonian} Houston is my hometown, and most favorite Texas city. I would love to help out on its pages.
  33. HoustonRocks (talk · contribs) (Houstonian) Houston politics, University of Houston, grammar, etc.
  34. MBK004 (talk · contribs) (Houston Native) NW Houston in the Spring/Klein/Champions/1960/Tomball area.
  35. Argos'Dad (talk · contribs) (Houston Native) history, politics and political figures
  36. Brianreading (talk · contribs) (Houstonian) University of Houston, and Houston in general
  37. Stantheman8609 (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian) various Houston articles with an increased emphasis on Fort Bend County (Sugar Land and surrounding areas), politics in Greater Houston, area sports teams, local attractions and Houston television stations.
  38. Augieduncan (talk · contribs) 23:12, 3 September 2007 (UTC)(Houstonian)Employee of Houston Public Library interested in the arts and theatre in Houston, the Montrose neighborhood, LGBT movement
  39. Jay77tx (talk · contribs) {former Native Houstonian} Grew up at AstroWorld. Worked in Ride Operations at AstroWorld. Now I write about the place on Wiki.
  40. EvanCarroll (talk · contribs) Self proclaimed god of Kingwood bears benediction in the form of wikipedia goodness. Redid the vast majority of the Kingwood article and will ensure it achieves {{FA}} status.
  41. ApolloRPL (talk · contribs) American by birth, Texan by the grace of god!  :) Long-time resident of Houston eager to contribute any way I can.
  42. Phloyd (talk · contribs) I haven't been in Houston too long, but I love the place, and I am happy to be here, and happy to contribute what I can!
  43. Jacksinterweb (talk · contribs) Western Houston - Katy, "Neartown"
  44. Ryoutou (talk · contribs) Southwest Houston, Downtown, Midtown
  45. s-pac54 (talk · contribs) any way i can
  46. Arthur Smart (talk · contribs) Houstonian since June of 1977, a retired engineer specializing in the safety of the local chemical industry.
  47. nsaum75 (talk · contribs) Sixth-generation Galvestonian. Have lived also in Houston & Austin. Areas of concentration: Texas History, Texas Politics, Judaism & Texas, Galveston area information and history. Amateur photographer.
  48. MedPop34 (talk · contribs) Houstonian. University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
  49. Yung dre 59 (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian) Interested in Northern Houston, Tomball and Humble
  50. UnHinged (talk · contribs) Native Houstonian and Creative Director at the Houston Chronicle
  51. KillTheToy (talk · contribs) Former resident of The Heights, current resident of Baytown. I'll do what I can for anything related to those areas.
  52. gnat (talk · contribs) Native Houstonian (Midtown). Interests include: Midtown, Montrose, Upper Kirby, Beer, Technology, Sports, etc.
  53. Montysport94 (talk · contribs) Native Houstonian (Northwest)
  54. Chergles (talk · contribs)
  55. Bigangrytexan (talk · contribs) Native of Conroe. Interested in articles regarding the Conroe area and the rest of the I-45 corridor in Montgomery County.
  56. Megafar (talk · contribs) Native of Houston. Big music fan. Any way I can help.
  57. kylelovesyou (talk · contribs) Houston politics and culture.
  58. Houston girl (talk · contribs) Living in Houston for almost 2 years. Interested in the arts and cultural aspects of Houston
  59. lyncas (talk · contribs) Native Houstonian (Soutwest & Rice University), affluent with local technology companies & research groups in Houston
  60. Nogburt (talk · contribs) Native of Houston. Politics and History
  61. Opjohnboy24 (talk · contribs) Native. Interested in editing and cleaning up pages
  62. Houstonbuildings (talk · contribs) Native (Kind of obvious with the username). Architecture (Also kind of obvious with the username) and Politics.
  63. HospitalityGuru (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian) Student at the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management. Willing to help out in with areas of Houston, especially with Hotels, Restaurants, bars, clubs, and Hospitality in general.
  64. Another Believer (talk · contribs)
  65. paulsuckow (talk · contribs) (Houstonian for 13 yrs in '11) Senior Planner for Harris County, Texas. History, environment, policy, urban planning, architecture, design and development community, Texas Southern University Urban Planning and Environmental Policy Program, public participation, maps, GIS. Interest: future development adapting equitably to accelerating sea level rise and deteriorating water quality/quantity, and including disaster mitigation.
  66. Onthedeck (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian)
  67. Hequals2henry (talk · contribs) Houstonian photographer/graphic designer/photo editor.
  68. HoustonDee (talk · contribs) Third gen Houstonian, GGF settled in Houston January 1893. Writing book entitled ONE FAMILY'S HOUSTON (release date January 31, 2012) based on about 500 photographs and family documents.
  69. Houstonplanner (talk · contribs) (Native Houstonian)
  70. Broadmoor (talk · contribs) (Texas Southern University Alum)
  71. EricEnfermero (talk · contribs) Native Houstonian. Happy to help with photo requests anywhere in the area.
  72. BassHero55 (Message me) (Native of Sugar Land) Sugar Land is right outside of Houston, so I have knowledge of Houston.
  73. Jaydiem (talk · contribs) — Lifelong Houston resident. Grew up in Westbury/Meyerland area. Alum of Bellaire H.S. and UH. Now a licensed Realtor. Would like to contribute on topics in those areas or anywhere inside Loop 610.

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