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Downtown Houston resumes regular schedules, except for an area still closed by Houston Police Department to facilitate repair work and protect the public. These road closures will continue for a few days and could remain in place through the week. Read More

Public Art

Downtown's heartbeat pulses with public art. Local and international cultures fuse in BIG murals highlighting humanitarian calls to action, monumental sculptures by world-renowned masters, and quirky spots for photo ops. This neighborhood has no shortage of funky features.

Skyscrapers to sidewalks

And everything in between. Merging culture, lifestyles and commerce, life around Downtown is anything but typical. Look up and discover soaring skyscrapers designed by icons like Bjarke Ingels Group, Pelli Clarke & Partners, Philip Johnson and I.M. Pei. Turn a corner and discover Houston's historic past, lines of poetry etched in the sidewalks, or uncover a piece of contemporary public art. From massive murals to quiet lines of poetry underfoot, Dowtown's public art program is all-embracing.