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GALVESTON MONTHLY |
JULY 2017
D
riving the avenues and side streets of Galveston, the vast number of
exquisitely restored architectural treasures on the Island is apparent.
Equally apparent, however, is an alarming number of homes that have
fallen into a state of neglect or ruin.
This is where Michael and Ashley Cordray step in.
A young couple who considers an abandoned historic home a personal cause rather
than an eyesore, the energetic pair is on a mission to save as many dilapidated
By Kathleen Maca
Saving
History
“If they can survive nature, they need to survive us.”
–Michael Cordray
O n e H o u s e a t a T i m e