If I didn’t mention it before (for the millionth time) I live in Houston, TX. And although it’s the 4th largest city in the country not many people will travel here for leisure. However if you do decide to stop by in Houston be sure to check out some of the cities beautiful street art and murals scattered across town. Here are a few my son and I have visited.
“Preservons la Creation”
Houston’s biggest mural (11,000-square-feet) at 2800 San Jacinto Street is done by French artist Sebastien “Mr. D” Boileau.
This gorgeous piece is on the side of Frenetic Theater. 5102 Navigation Boulevard
Andy Warhol Mural
Mural located on the corner of San Jacinto St. & Drew Street
“Greetings from Houston”
This mural is located on the side of a gelato and pizza shop Gelazzi. It’s located at 3602 White Oak.
The Abstract Happy Beach Wall by Zosen and Mina Hamada
Fun shapes and patterns fill this mural by Zosen and Mina. Address: 800 Chartres St., Houston, TX 77003
Para Mi Gente by El Nacho
Address: Yale and 13th st., Houston, TX 77008
Love Wall by Wiley Robertson
1050 Yale St., Houston, TX 77008
Watermelons fresh life mural by Viviana Sofia
- Address: 333 S Jensen Dr, Houston, TX 77003 Produced by Hue Mural Festival @huemuralfest
I’m not sure the name of this mural but this is also Produced by Hue Mural Festival @huemuralfest
Biscuit Paint Wall by Sebastien Boileau (aka “Mr. D”)
- Address: Biscuit Home store at 1435 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77006
“Houston is Inspired”
One of downtown’s most colorful walls (313 Travis Street)
“Janus Head” by Angel Quesada
Located at City Centre Houston
Wall of Graffiti
Located at 1503 Chartres Street
About a dozen graffiti and art murals.
‘Perfect Wave’ Mural
3100 Commerce Street
Saint Arnold Brewing Company Warehouse
1216 Maury & 2000 Lyons
Murals by Ben Johnston (Toronto), el Edu (Houston), WHERON (Dallas, TX), Pablo Harymbat
(Argentina) & Emily Ding (Houston), Eye Dr. (Austin, TX) & Alex Zú Arzú (Houston)
Those are just a FEW of the murals in Houston there are tons more. I will update more murals and where you can find them around town on a later date. Also another special place to visit if you’re in Houston is The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir of Houston, Texas is a traditional Hindu temple Address: 1150 Brand Ln, Stafford, TX 77477