The East End

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8 Photos in This Gallery

East of downtown Houston the scene is made up of industrial sites alternating with Hispanic neighborhoods.



18 responses

  1. skytash

    A friend of mine just moved to that part of town and I’ve been wanting to take my camera to take pictures and you have beaten me to it – I really like the mix of properties in that part of town.


    December 2, 2013 at 10:21 am

    • The one thing that messes up photography is most of the homes have fences across the front of the yard. Nice hearing from you.


      December 2, 2013 at 1:08 pm

  2. This one looks scary. The featured one.


    December 2, 2013 at 10:24 am

    • Why does it look scary?


      December 2, 2013 at 11:49 am

      • It has to be me, because I am the one saying it, but maybe it’s that thing where everything is flattened on the picture plane. Like before. It’s not a bad thing. It just, to me, becomes a point of view. It makes the house look a little creepy.


        December 2, 2013 at 4:29 pm

        • I did some things to make the different colored bricks stand out more.


          December 2, 2013 at 4:30 pm

  3. Photos close to home

    Grew up in Houston during the 50’s and 60’s. Dad used to work at the old Schlumberger plant on Navigation before it moved out on the Gulf Freeway. We used to go to a little Mexican restaurant in the East End called Ninfa’s. Had to wait in line to get in.


    December 2, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    • Ninfa’s on Navigation is still in business. The rest of the chain is gone.


      December 2, 2013 at 2:13 pm

  4. Love the steel-faces!


    December 3, 2013 at 1:36 am

  5. Malin H

    I agree with Harrie, love the steel faces!


    December 7, 2013 at 2:45 am

  6. Thank you for liking “Icescapes.” These photos have such great textures in them. It sounds sort of strange to say this, but the rust and bricks and metal siding are so interesting to look at. The rust hints at the passage of time, and the condition of the bricks and metal siding hint at how much the owners of these places care (or do not care) about their property. I especially like “A Brick House.”


    December 19, 2013 at 2:13 am

  7. 79-80 I lived in Houston off of the east Tex Hwy, I liked your post.


    December 29, 2013 at 3:03 pm

    • The magic of the place is everything is one of a kind.


      December 29, 2013 at 6:07 pm

  8. Rich stuff, Ron. The urban/industrial centres of cities should be shown off more. Love it.


    January 26, 2014 at 10:16 am

  9. Reblogged this on Ron Scubadiver's Wild Life and commented:

    View 8 photos in the gallery here:


    December 3, 2015 at 11:39 am

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