James Farmer Inc.

formerly Houston Home Journal

This building was built in 1939 by John L. Hodges to replace the wooden structure that had served as The Houston Home Journal since 1870. The building was sold by the Hodges in 1974 and the newspaper business moved to another location. This building became commercial property for many businesses until purchased by James Farmer in 2016. James Farmer is a Southern author, interior designer, and speaker known for his ability to create beautifully familiar and welcoming homes and is the author of several best-selling books.