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Statement on the death of Gerald D. Hines

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Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy mourns the loss of Gerald D. Hines — a member of our Board of Advisors, friend, supporter and champion of our mission. Gerry’s fortitude, acuity and vision transformed the landscapes of Houston, Texas, our nation and the world. Hines projects are iconic. His gift as a developer extended to building organizations, nurturing talent and cultivating friendships. The Baker Institute’s Board of Advisors, fellows and staff extend their sincere condolences to his wife Barbara, his family, his employees and all who knew him.