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These old Victorian buildings also make great investment properties.
The opposite end of the island offers adventures of a different sort. Visiting Houston and not sure which bars to hit up? Explore the Discovery Pyramid for science-based exhibits and the Aquarium Pyramid to see sharks, penguins, seals and other marine life from around the world.
The mansion was cited by the American Institute of Architects as one of the most important buildings in the United States.