and I asked a friend, Drew Coats, an aviation
attorney and partner with the law firm Coats
& Evans P.C., if he knew of a good architect.
He did and recommended Howard Hill.
renovate Houston's William P. Hobby Air-
port air terminal and turn it into the 1940 Air
Terminal Museum. One of the architects
and routine Texas torrential downpour. Photo courtesy of Patrick Y. Wong/Atelier Wong Photography.
was Howard Hill.
runway layout, main hangars, and loca-
tion of the airport terminal building, and al-
though that particular master plan didn't get
anywhere, it did get things started. Howard
whipped out several dramatic architectur-
al renderings of the terminal building and
hangars, inspiring images of steel and glass