This live-and-work house, located in First Ward, follows a Houston pattern of architect-designed infill houses that developed in the 1970s. It is a rectangular bar in plan, with its long, predominantly blind side parallel to the west-side property line. The house is closed toward the street, but opens to a long east-side garden and south-facing rear garden. MC 2Architects (brothers Chung and Choung Nguyen) augment the simple shapes of the house with such witty details as the red-painted garage door screen.
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