04/24/15 3:00pm




Until neighboring homes now under construction weigh in, the largest home — by just a couple sq. ft. — on its Museum District block in Jandor Gardens is a custom 2006 contemporary by Stern & Bucek. The home stacks up on one side of a wide, slightly terraced, slightly dog-legged lot. The property avoids pesky back neighbors entirely — the lawn, landscaping, and pristine pool extend to the street behind. Earlier this week, the listing appeared on the market with a $3.95 million price tag.


Back Stretch
09/24/08 6:45pm

Upstairs Screened Porch, 5306 Institute Ln., Jandor Gardens, Houston

5306 Institute Ln., Jandor Gardens, HoustonIf you’re looking for some hot deck-on-deck action, look no further than this little 1968 number on Institute Ln., just north of Rice. Sure, the house looks like a tight little box — what self-respecting Mod pod from the swingin’ sixties didn’t? — but it’s . . . full of decks!

Check out the deck choreography in the photo above, taken from the upstairs screen porch. You’re looking onto a slightly lowered deck that’s open to the sky. Beyond and below the screens is a two-story courtyard — with a covered patio beyond.

Uh . . . where’s the indoors? Through the sliding door on the right. The red chair is in the upstairs Den.

After the jump: decks, decks, and more decks!