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Houston City Magazine begin in 1977 as In Houston Magazine. Founders included R. D. Walker, Curtis Lang and UPS Press Syndicate. The magazine was purchased by Gary Easterly in 1978 and relaunched as Houston City Magazine. The magazine was purchased by Francois de Menil in 1979. In 1982 it was purchased by Southwest Media Corporation of Texas owned by Ray Lee Hunt of Dallas. Southwest Media also owned D Magazine of Dallas, Texas Homes and Sport Magazine. The magazine was sold to Texas Monthly in 1987 and ceased publication. The prints and negatives associated with articles published in Houston City Magazine from 1978 to 1986 are now part of the University of Texas Center for American History in Austin. [1]





  • Curtis Lang 1977 (later The Village Voice, now Satay Center in New York [2])
  • Tom Curtis 1978-1979 (now Texas Monthly [3])
  • David Crossley 1979 (now Houston Tomorrow [4])
  • David Legge 1982-1984
  • Fred Rhodes 1984-1986 (now an attorney in Houston [5])
  • Douglas Milburn 1986-1987 (now Magellen's Log [6])


Contributing Editors

  • Pat Dougherty (now television writer and producer)
  • Jerry Jeanmard (now interior designer in Houston)
  • Patricia Martin

Art Directors

Production Managers

Staff Photographers

  • Tony Johnson



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