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"HEY y'all" mural by Pandr Design Co.

Pandr Murals Enliven Downtown Houston

Posted: May 18, 2019 at 5:13 pm   /   Art & Culture, Murals, Recent Posts

Murals Anyone driving in downtown Houston in the 1300 block of McKinney is sure to notice the eye-catching Pandr Murals. The six paintings are spread out along one side of the building near the Shops at Houston Center.  The graphics murals scream hometown Houston as well as Texas pride! Photographing Murals My husband and I […]

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Mural Art across from 8th Wonder Brewery by Donkeeboy

8th Wonder Brewery: Craft Beers, Art, Food, and Fun in EaDo Houston

Posted: March 23, 2019 at 12:20 am   /   Activities and Attractions, Art & Culture, Murals, Restaurants, Sculptures, Unique Purveyors

The 8th Wonder Brewery is in EaDo along with Discovery Green Park, the George R. Brown Convention Center, Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, BBVA Compass Stadium, plus many other attractions which now lure visitors to this side of downtown Houston. EaDo refers to the east side of downtown Houston. It is currently a hot spot […]

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Market Square Park in Houston, Texas

Market Square Park | Historic Beauty in Downtown Houston

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 3:46 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor

Market Square Park in downtown Houston covers an entire city block.  It has been transformed from its original purpose over the years to the scenic beauty that it is today.  It is a part of the downtown historic district.  A sign erected by the State Historical Survey Committee of Texas tells the following story. “OLD […]

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Listening Vessels at Discovery Green Park across from the George R. Brown Convention Center

Listening Vessels | Houston Discovery Green Park

Posted: February 15, 2017 at 12:07 am   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

Listening Vessels The Listening Vessels found in downtown Houston’s Discovery Green Park are amazing!  The two concave interiors of these stone sculptures are situated 70 feet apart and face one another.  A person can sit in each one of these sculptures and whisper to one another and hear one another. The concave interiors concentrate sound […]

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Spectacular Monument au Fantôme by Jean Dubuffet

Posted: February 6, 2017 at 10:58 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

Monument au Fantôme is the name given to this spectacular eye catching sculpture created by the artist Jean Dubuffet.  In 1983 it was installed at 1100 Louisiana in downtown Houston.  Since 2008 this arresting monumental sculpture has been relocated across from the George R. Brown Convention Center in Discovery Green Park. Countless numbers of people […]

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