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The Washington Building Downtown Galveston Highlights: Mitchell Historic Properties

Like so many of the structures in downtown Galveston, the Washington Building has a storied past that dates back to the 1800s. Tucked into the center of the Strand National Historic Landmark District, the building has been witness to many of the most well-known moments, individuals, and businesses in Galveston history. Today, the Washington Building […]

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Commercial Real Estate Leasing Property Highlights: The Hutchings Sealy Buildings

From the moment you lay eyes on Downtown Galveston, it is clear that it is a place that has a story to tell. Galveston’s Strand District is one of the American South’s most beloved destinations with a rich history and dozens of architectural highlights. For business owners hoping to find a corner of the city […]

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Commercial Real Estate Leasing Property Highlights from Mitchell Historic Properties – Galveston

  Historic, diverse, and beloved by generations, the city of Galveston has so much to offer both new and established business owners. A highly popular destination for day trips and extended vacations alike, the community is a flurry of friendly activity year-round. For Galveston restaurants, galleries, shops, and other businesses, the potential for success are […]

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6 Unique Wedding Ideas in Galveston

  Updated: Feb 2020 With the season coming up, summer-themed wedding ideas are in full swing, and there are plenty of wedding venues in Galveston that would make for a great spot for a ceremony or a comfortable location for a reception. Let’s consider some ideas for the big day.

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Commercial Real Estate Leasing Property Highlights: Restaurant Space in Pier 21

Mitchell Historic Properties is a proud pillar of the Galveston community, working diligently to restore a large portion of the historic city over the years. Approximately one-fourth of the buildings in the Strand National Historic Landmark District have been renovated and restored by Mitchell Historic Properties. We currently provide commercial space for lease at both […]

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George Mitchell Revives Galveston Mardi Gras with the Fantasy Arches

Galveston’s famous Mardi Gras celebration has become one of the most anticipated Texas events of the year, welcoming thousands of people to join in the revelry and celebrate local culture and history. While many locals can’t imagine a time when Mardi Gras wasn’t a major Galveston event, it was actually wiped from the yearly calendar […]

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Best Things to Do on Galveston Island for the Holidays

  Winter on Galveston Island might be sunny and warm, but that doesn’t stop our seaside community from getting in the holiday spirit. Beginning in mid-November, Galveston’s “Winter Wonder Island” kicks off the holiday festivities, celebrating the season until early January. If you want to make sure to make the most of the holiday fun, here […]

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9th Annual Mini Monster Bash on The Strand

For nearly a decade, the Annual Mini Monster Bash has been one of the most anticipated, free family events Mitchell Historic Properties hosts every Halloween season.  This year, the event promises to deliver even more adorably spooky fun for families, all taking place at downtown Galveston’s Saengerfest Park. Celebrate Halloween on The Strand The festivities […]

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Downtown Galveston’s Newest Attraction: The Polar Express!

  This winter, downtown Galveston is getting an extra dose of holiday magic with the exciting debut of the Warner Brothers’ Polar Express Train Experience. Families will be able to make incredible holiday memories onboard the train ride to the North Pole, inspired by the beloved children’s classic, The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. […]

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Electric Bicycle Rental and Scuba Diving in Downtown Galveston

Galveston is one of the country’s best year-round destinations, offering visitors and locals alike gorgeous weather and plenty of sunshine to enjoy in every season. Thanks to the area’s mild temperatures and beautiful coastal location, there’s no end to the outdoor fun in Galveston. One of Galveston’s most popular attractions is The Strand Historic District, […]

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