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NEWS: "Curtain could close on Houston landmarks," Houston Chronicle, 7/22/06 http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/printstory.mpl/metropolitan/4064372 "River Oaks Shopping Center could be on Weingarten's hit list," Houstonist, 7/22/06 http://www.houstonist.com/archives/2006/07/22/river_oaks_shop.php "RIP, River Oaks Theater" Off the Kuff, 7/22/06 http://www.offthekuff.com/mt/archives/007677.html "River Oaks Theatre to Be Razed for (wait for it...) Barnes & Noble," JeffBalke.com, 7/22/06 http://www.jeffbalke.com/index.phpentry=entry060722-111610 "Group: Three Houston landmark buildings in danger of demolition," blogHouston, 7/23/06 http://www.bloghouston.net/item/3763 "Save the River Oaks/Alabama Theaters," Houston Photobloggers, 7/23/06 http://houston.photobloggers.org/2006/07/save_the_river_.html "Endangered Species" Bayou City History, 7/23/06 http://bayoucityhistory.blogspot.com/2006/07/endangered-species.html "I shed a tear for the River Oaks Theater and West Alabama Bookstop," mikemcguff blog, 7/24/06 http://mikemcguff.blogspot.com/2006/07/i-shed-tear-for-river-oaks-theater-and.html Secret Comics post, 7/24/06 http://secretcomics.typepad.com/secret_comics/2006/07/of_little_inter.html "Bulldozing the Past," Blue Bayou, 7/25/06 http://blogs.chron.com/bluebayou/2006/07/bulldozing_the_past.html "Houstonians Sign Petitions to Save Historic Shopping Center," KUHF, 7/27/06 http://www.kuhf.org/site/News2JServSessionIdr005=hut45notq1.app1b&page=NewsArticle&id=17225&news_iv_ctrl=1521 "Battle begins over Houston landmark's potential destruction," KHOU, 7/27/06 http://www.khou.com/topstories/stories/khou060726_cd_riveroaks10.827f76d.html "Thousands join fight for River Oaks center," Houston Chronicle, 7/28/06 http://chron.com/cs/CDA/printstory.mpl/metropolitan/4077994 "Rumors surround historic theater and shopping center," KTRK, 7/28/06 http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/storysection=local&id=4410651 "Theater fight might be preview of coming attractions," KHOU, 7/28/06 http://www.khou.com/topstories/stories/khou060728_mh_riveroakstheater.a37ea.html "River Oaks threat creates huge outcry and growing support," Houstonist, 7/28/06 http://www.houstonist.com/archives/2006/07/28/river_oaks_thre_1.php "Icon's supporters turn to City Council," Houston Chronicle, 8/2/06 http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/printstory.mpl/metropolitan/4088344 "A page of history in danger at the Alabama Theatre," Houston Chronicle, 8/7/06 http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/printstory.mpl/ent/4098093 "Fighting the Wrecking Ball to Save Houston Landmarks," The New York Times, 8/12/06 http://travel2.nytimes.com/2006/08/12/us/12preserve.html "Preservationists, REIT Tussle Over Fate of Houston Landmark," The Wall Street Journal, 8/16/06 http://www.emailthis.clickability.com/et/emailThisclickMap=viewThis&etMailToID=986039348 ---------- LINKS: River Oaks Shopping Center http://www.riveroaksshoppingcenter.com Alabama Theatre at Cinema Treasures http://cinematreasures.org/theater/1462 Weingarten Realty Investors http://www.weingarten.com Greater Houston Preservation Alliance http://www.ghpa.org Save the River Oaks! http://riveroaks.arch-ive.org
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