The Forgotten Mansions of Riverside Terrace

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This home on Oakmont was built in 1949 and is currently owned by an Austin resident. Although on a beautiful lot in Riverside Terrace, it has been left to rot.

Riverside Terrace is home to some of Houston's richest and most interesting history, as well as some of the city's finest architecture. So why are so many of its glorious old homes abandoned or neglected? PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT

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