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Concave interior of Williams Waterwall

Landmark Williams Water Wall in Galleria Area

Posted: March 29, 2016 at 9:21 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor, Tourist Attractions

The Williams Water Wall is located in the Houston Galleria and Uptown Park part of our city.  It is situated opposite the tall and impressive 64 story office building called the Williams Tower. Many of us long time Houstonians still call it the Transco Tower.  It had that name for a long time as Transco […]

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Jamail Skatepark Stunning Texas Sized in Houston

Posted: March 28, 2016 at 6:42 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor, Tourist Attractions

Lee & Joe Jamail Skatepark Part of the Houston Parks and Recreation Department this amazing facility is called the Lee & Joe Jamail Skatepark. It was named after well known and successful billionaire attorney Joe Jamail and his wife because of their generosity in donating funds towards its creation. The Jamails have been generous in […]

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Closeup photo of the George H.W. Bush Monument

George H.W. Bush Monument in Sesquicentennial Park

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 3:47 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

See photos of the George H.W. Bush monument in downtown Houston, & learn about the artist who created it as well as the President he memorialized. It is a lovely setting in Sesquicentennial Park.

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American Statesmanship Park in Houston, Texas

American Statesmanship Park by Sculptor David Adickes

Posted: March 23, 2016 at 7:32 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

Why do I call these sculptures located near downtown Houston in the American Statesmanship Park created by David Adickes nods to notables? David Adickes is a well-known sculptor known for creating giant-sized figures. These notable figures include Washington, Lincoln, Sam Houston, & Stephen F. Austin.

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Bell Park in Houston, Texas

Bell Park, Charming Urban Oasis in Houston, Texas

Posted: March 23, 2016 at 5:10 am   /   Parks & Outdoor

Bell Park This small, inviting and pleasantly decorated city park located at 4800 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006 is a gem! Many people zip right past and hardly notice it because the much larger Hermann Park is just south of this 1.15 acre Bell Park located in the Museum District. It is a charming urban […]

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