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211-unit The Oliver to appeal to the Houston artsy crowd

Art-Focused Rental Community Coming to Houston

The 211-unit Oliver is coming to the Sawyer Yards neighborhood, which is home to the largest concentration of artists in Texas. Nearly 5,000 artists work within a quarter mile of the community in old grain silos and warehouses that have been repurposed for studio space. The Oliver is named after the creator of the grain elevator Oliver Evans. The community features 2- and 3-dimensional art collections curated by Capital Integrated Art from Sawyer Yards artists.

Developer Greystar’s Ned Dodington said the development has, “…great community amenities, like the Horizon Skyline Lounge and The Kiln Outdoor Kitchen & Grill. It translates fine art and art collection into a residential experience in a prime location.” The Oliver also works with owners of local businesses to secure resident-only perks and discounts – for example, various local breweries welcome new residents’ home with a round of beers in their family-friendly taprooms.


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Mike covers our Texas and Phoenix/Southwest regions. He is a veteran news reporter who spent 10 years in radio and television news, mostly in Tucson, Arizona. Following his career in the media, he spent ten years as a communications executive for a publicly traded development company. Mike is married with three boys and three Huskies.

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