Northline Students Help Beautify Their Community

The principal at Burbank Middle School is always working hard to provide a great experience for the children in the community. Several months ago he met with Avenue and brought up the fact that the utility box in front of the school was constantly getting tagged with graffiti. He told...

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Staff Spotlight: Fred Lazare

In a new regular feature on the Avenue blog, we are shining the spotlight on the amazing individuals that make up the Avenue team. Coming from a diverse set of backgrounds, education, work experience, and motivations, each employee at Avenue brings something unique and valuable to our programs and the...

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Avenue Summer Family Festival 2018

Three years ago, Avenue began a planning process in Northline in partnership with residents and institutions in the neighborhood. Individual meetings with residents led to coffee with institutions, which led to more individual meetings, which led to conversations about safety, education, health, and big dreams for the community of Northline....

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Flood Prevention through Active Landscaping

It’s been almost a year since Hurricane Harvey dumped trillions of gallons of water onto the US Gulf Coast - nearly 80,000 homes across Texas took on 18 inches of floodwater or more. Hurricane Harvey damaged an estimated 120,000 single family homes in Harris County alone. With the start of...

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Staff Spotlight: Noel Marie Baldovino

In a new regular feature on the Avenue blog, we will be shining the spotlight on the amazing individuals that make up the Avenue team. Coming from a diverse set of backgrounds, education, work experience, and motivations, each employee at Avenue brings something unique and valuable to our programs and...

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Spring Homebuyer Toolkit

Homebuyer Toolkit Ready to find your perfect home? Avenue is here to help Houstonians become sustainable homebuyers. Here are four tips that will help you successfully navigate the home buying process. 1. Strengthen your credit score before you look for a mortgage. Many people are confused about their credit score...

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Rebuilding Northside Together 2018

“Rebuilding” takes on new meaning in 2018 as the City of Houston continues to recover from Hurricane Harvey. Seven months after the storm, Houstonians continue the process of rebuilding with many still displaced or living in damaged homes. When Rebuilding Northside Together (RNT) first began in 2014, the initial focus...

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