Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Midtown Street Art: The Case of the Abandoned Myrtle B Fonteno Building


This is the East facade on Fannin, which faces Houston's largest mural
spray-painted onto the side of the building across the street (see bottom of this page)  
Reflection on "La Lucha" in Spanish, with visuals 
SW Corner on Main Street 

One of the sidewalk-side murals on the South side 

The Vacant Myrtle B Fonteno Building as of Jan 2016
(formerly a Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County facility)

Former South Entrance of the MHMRA of Harris County Facility  - Tuam Street between Main and Fannin 

 Sidewalk murals: Partial view of  South-facing facade of Fonteno Building (Tuam Street between Main and Fannin)
 One of multiple sidewalk murals on the South-facing side of the building 
 South-facing facade of Fonteno Building (Tuam St.)
Deteriorating blue canopy with the building's name in the courtyard 

Art-adorned Abandoned Building Address:
2850 Fannin St. Houston TX 77004 


Murals on the West-facing wall on the Northern wing of the building 
On-site "FOR INFORMATION" poster 
Across the street, another noteworthy art project 
to complement Main Street Fonteno Muralism: 

Spray Can Creationism (not the official title)  

The block-length God-as-Spray-Painter mural is titled "Preservons la Creation"
(Let's Preserve the Creation)
This gigantic mural is located on East side of Fannin Street.
The building's address is 2800 San Jacinto Street Houston, TX 77004
rather than Fannin (because the entrances are on the East-facing side)

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