September 03, 2018

The Most Comprehensive Guide to Houston's Colorful Walls

It's here! An update to our Houston Mural Guide, now featuring over 100 of Houston's most colorful walls.

A Guide to Houston’s Most Colorful Murals and Walls

Colorful walls are having a moment, and we aren’t mad about it at all! Indeed, as you can tell around here, that’s a trend we fully support. In fact, we first published our Houston Mural Guide in September 2016. At the time, the guide contained only 35. Well, now, we bring you the fourth update to the mural guide. And it’s a good one…

Now, the mural guide contains details on over 100 of Houston’s most colorful walls!

Yep – this update to the guide contains another 20 brand new walls for you to explore! Plus, we’ve added updated notes to other walls for changes that we are aware of.

In fact, you can always count on us to provide the most up-to-date, most comprehensive guide to Houston’s colorful walls! You can expect at least a quarterly update to the guide, as the mural landscape is always changing and evolving.

About our Mural Guides

As we were putting together the concept of featuring the best of Houston’s wall art, our goal was for this to be, first and foremost, useful… Useful for bloggers, useful for photographers, useful for all those who appreciate art, and those people looking for things to do in Houston.

Therefore, this guide is more than just pretty pictures. Sure, it starts with strong photography. But it moves beyond just that. We’ve included tons of practical tips and insights regarding safety, parking, the best time for photographing, and more. Plus, we’ve tried to give you a sense of size and scale of the murals, via the photos we’ve chosen. And of course, we’ve nailed down the exact addresses for you!

Without further ado, we present to you our Houston Mural Guide…

Wall 1 : Zipper Colorful Wall by Kelly Graval (aka Risk Rock)

Address: 1513 St. Emanuel, Houston, TX 77003

Produced by Hue Mural Fest

Safety and tips on parking: Ample parking on an often empty parking lot.

Best time for shooting: Any time of the day works as it faces north. There are quite a few more murals in the immediate area. Allot some time to explore!

More wall photos can be seen here, here, and here.

Wall 2 : Paint Drip Wall by Sebastien Boileau (aka “Mr. D”)

Address: the former home of Biscuit Home store at 1435 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77006

Note: this is one of the most widely known murals in Houston.

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is easily available by the side of the street and on parking lot during business hours.

Best time for shooting: Mornings work best.

More wall photos can be seen here, here, and here.

Wall 3 : The Original Sugar & Cloth Color Wall

Address: 3302 Canal St., Houston, TX 77003

Safety and tips on parking: parking is available on the side by the gas station or in front of the wall.

Best time for shooting: early and late evening before sun goes down, or during cloudy/overcast days.

More wall photos can be seen here, here, and here.

January 2017 update: Sadly, this wall no longer exists.

Wall 4 : About Rocks by Russell Etchen

Address: Lawndale Art Center4912 Main St., Houston, TX 77002

Safety and tips on parking: parking available on site. Note that occasionally there might be indigents asking for spare change.

Best time for shooting: It can be worked out at different times of the day from morning to early evening, depending on how you like the light on your images. Note that this mural changes yearly. And while you are there, walk around the corner to a fun glass wall within that same building, for some extra pictures!

September 2018 update: Unfortunately, this wall has been painted over. It is now two tones of solid grey.

Wall 5 : Houston is Inspired by Gonzo247

Address: 313 Travis St., Houston, TX 77002

Safety and tips on parking: Metered parking is available in the streets a block and a couple of blocks away from the mural. The parking lot where mural is located is not public. Area is relatively safe as you are right in the middle of downtown, and you might as well explore some of the area by foot while you are there!

Best time for shooting: early morning during the weekends! You definitely want to try to head here during the weekends and as early in the morning or on a Sunday, when you can hopefully find the parking lot without cars. During the weekdays, it is a game of chance, as there are often cars parked on the assigned reserved spaces right in front of the mural.

Wall 6 : Synchronicity of Color “Art Boxes” by Margo Sawyer

Address: Discovery Green park, 1500 McKinney St., Houston, TX 77010

Safety and tips on parking: Discovery Green is a park within downtown, so metered parking and underground parking are available within the immediate park area. The park is a beautiful green space in the heart of downtown. Take some time to enjoy it!

Best time for shooting: Any time of the day as the art boxes have multiple sides, and you can always find a side that might work with the available light. As shown in the photos above, note that there is both a red-centric piece and a blue-centric piece.

Wall 7 : Gorilla for Houston Zoo by Sebastien “Mr. D” Boileau

Address: 2201 Washington Ave., Houston, TX 77007

Safety and tips on parking: Mural is adjacent to Catalina Coffee; park by Catalina Coffee or the side streets.

Best time for shooting: morning light is best, you just have to be patient as often tenants front Catalina Coffee park there to grab coffee.

More wall photos can be seen here.

Wall 8 : Dripped Nails Mural by Dual

Address: Dripped Nails salon, 1403 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77006

Safety and tips on parking: available parking on site by Dripped nails.

Best time for shooting: faces west, morning light is best. Get a great mani and pedi while you are there! In fact, we featured Dripped in our Guide to Houston’s best nail salons.

More wall photos can be seen here.

Wall 9 : Preservons la Creation by Sebastien “Mr. D” Boileau

Address: 2800 San Jacinto Street, Houston, TX 77004

Note: This is the single biggest mural in Houston

Safety and tips on parking: parking will have to be street side or behind the wall on the building where mural is located. Always exercise caution in area as there are often homeless wandering close by.

Best time for shooting: late afternoons and early evenings work best, or cloudy days. But mural is enormous, so you can find an area of the mural that work for you at any time of the day with the available light!

Wall 10 : Hummingbird Wall by StudioFlop

Address: Frenetic Theater, 5102 Navigation Blvd., Houston, TX 77011

Produced by Hue Mural Fest

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is limited on the side of the mural, but if you go early in the morning you should have no trouble finding a spot.

Best time for shooting: Mornings and cloudy days work great. Avoid afternoons unless it is cloudy. In the evenings, the sun can be quite harsh on the mural.

Wall 11 : Lady, Fox, and Bear Mural by Michael Rodriguez

Address: Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter St., Houston, TX 77007 (Mural is on back of the building)

Safety and tips on parking: Mural is on the back of Winter Street Studios, so parking is ample and easy, though the area can seem a bit desolate at times.

Best time for shooting: late afternoons and early evenings.

Wall 12 : Greetings from Houston Mural by Daniel Anguilu

Address: Gelazzi3602 White Oak Dr., Houston, TX 77007

Safety and tips on parking: Mural is on a residential area right on the side of a yummy gelato shop, so parking is street side. Just make sure you are not blocking any driveways.

Best time for shooting: Early mornings and late afternoons/early evenings.

Wall 13 : Dogwood Flowers Wall

Address: The Dogwood2403 Bagby St., Houston, TX 77006

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is available on the street near the bar and at a shopping center adjacent to the bar.

Best time for shooting: early mornings when restaurant is closed. Be aware that you’ll have to get creative with angles as there are trees and greenery in front of wall.

More wall photos can be seen here and here.

Wall 14 : Changing Language, Changing Worlds Mural by Dual

Address: The Printing Museum, 1324 W Clay St., Houston, TX 77019

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is available street side in front of mural.

Best time for shooting: Early mornings or late afternoons to avoid harsh light, or days with cloud covering.

More wall photos can be seen here.

Wall 15 : Dragons Wall by ArtKungfu

Address: Frenetic Theater, 5102 Navigation Blvd., Houston, TX 77011

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is limited on the side of the mural. Don’t park on Navigation Blvd as you will block the mural. Park on side street.

Side note: mural is composed of two dragons – one with pink, blue, and blacks, and the other with greens, blues, and purple.

Best time for shooting: This one is tricky. You will have to venture very early in the morning to avoid having cars parked right in front of it.

Wall 16 : The Abstract Happy Beach Wall by Zosen and Mina Hamada

Address: 800 Chartres St., Houston, TX 77003

Produced by Hue Mural Fest

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is available right in front of wall on lot in which mural is located, as long as there are no events going on at the baseball or soccer stadiums close by. Otherwise, metered parking is available street side. Occasionally, you might find indigents wondering on that lot. Try to go with a friend. Driving recommended, not walking.

Best time for shooting: Early mornings have worked best for us for good even light, but cloudy days work great as well! Only a few blocks from there is another favorite coffee shop and cafe, Tout Suite, just in case you are in need for a refreshment.

More wall photos can be seen here and here.

Wall 17 : Geometric Mural by Daniel Anguilu

Address: by BJ Oldies Antiques, 1726 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77006

Safety and tips on parking: Daniel Anguilu has many murals across Houston, but this is a favorite and one of the most accessible. Park street side where available alongside cross street Park St.

Best time for shooting: Early mornings to avoid cars being parked in front of wall. Light works at different times during day, but cars are often parked there.

Wall 18 : American Queen Mural by Michael Savoie

Address: 3100 Smith Street, Houston, TX 77006

Safety and tips on parking: Parking lot available in front of mural.

Best time for shooting: early mornings and early evenings. Overcast days work great as well! The Wonderful #PrayForParis mural is right by the side of this wall!

More wall photos can be seen here.

January 2017 update: Sadly, this wall no longer exists.

Wall 19 : You are My Sunshine Mural

Address: on the back wall of Thread store249 W 19th St., Suite C, Houston, TX 77008

Safety and tips on parking: mural is on the back of a boutique, on a shopping strip center, so parking is available on site.

Best time for shooting: Wall faces north. Light works at different times of the day. Cars are usually not parked there.

September 2018 update: Unfortunately, this wall is no longer there.

Wall 20 : Teal Zig Zag Wall

Address: the parking lot of Pavement Clothing, 1657 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77098

Safety and tips on parking:You will have to go there early in the mornings as this wall is on the parking lot of a store, hence cars are usually parked there blocking the mural.

Best time for shooting: Early mornings, especially on weekends, are best! Note that recently there were customer parking only signs installed throughout the mural. You can still photograph there, but you have to do so in the spaces in between one sign and the other, unless you want to edit the signs out… A big plus: the Rainbow Pride Wall is on that same parking lot! Afterwards, cross over Westheimer to Common Bond for great coffee and pastries!

More wall photos can be seen here and here. (Note these were taken before the addition of those pesky parking signs.)

January 2017 update: Sadly, this wall no longer exists. But it has been replaced by Wall 38 listed below.

September 2018 update: The mural has been replaced – see Wall 97.

Wall 21 : “Your Outlook on Life…” Typography Wall by Ryan Hamrick

Address: City Centre Lululemon Store, 800 Town and Country Blvd #100, Houston, TX 77024

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is available on several covered parking lots at City Centre or metered spots across the shopping center.

Best time for shooting: light works at different times of the day. Sometimes with fun creative shadows as you can see in the image we posted. For even shaded light, go in the late afternoons or cloudy days. Grab lunch or dinner while you are there, or pick a few macarons… a great shopping area as well!

Wall 22 : Green and Blue Mosaic Tile Wall

Address: Jones Plaza, 600 Louisiana St., Houston, TX 77002

Safety and tips on parking: metered parking is available around Jones Plaza. Make sure you pay at meter station or you will get ticketed!

Best time for shooting: Any time of the day as some of the areas are covered and you’ll find good shade to shoot. Explore the area while you are there. You’ll be right in the Theater district in downtown Houston!

More wall photos can be seen here.

Wall 23 : Rainbow Wall by Sebastien “Mr. D” Boileau

Address: 318 Tuam St., Houston, TX 77006

Safety and tips on parking: you can park right across the wall on a small shopping strip. Be careful with oncoming traffic as you cross street.

Best time for shooting: Cloudy days and early evenings would be ideal, but we shot there in the early morning with some interesting shadows and light, and pictures turned out amazing! You just have to get creative. Also, the wall is very near the street itself. Be careful if you need to step into the street to get a shot.

More wall photos can be seen here.

September 2018 update: Unfortunately, this wall is no longer there. 

Wall 24 : Downtown Mars by Sebastien “Mr. D” Boileau

Address: 1301 Leeland, Houston, TX 77002

Safety and tips on parking: Parking available on the side of the mural.

Best time for shooting: Early morning weekends, and early Sunday evenings when there’s less traffic in downtown and you can shoot on that street comfortably. But you can get creative at different times during the week. Just be careful with traffic.

Wall 25 : JW Marriott Wall by Gonzo247

Address: 806 Main St., Houston, TX 77002

Produced by Hue Mural Fest

Safety and tips on parking: Mural is on a side wall of the JW Marriott Downtown, so parking there is difficult unless you valet. We recommend you park on a street close by (metered parking) and walk to the mural.

Best time for shooting: Area is shaded, so most times during the day would work, but early evenings seem to have great light for that area. After shooting here head over to a favorite coffee shop, the Honeymoon, only a few blocks away.

More wall photos can be seen here.

Wall 26 : The Secret Group’s Black and White Wall

Address: 2101 Polk St., Houston, TX 77003

Safety and tips on parking: limited parking street side. Leave your hazard lights on.

Best time for shooting: We have taken pictures there at different times during the day as the wall goes around the corner, light works day round.

Wall 27 : The Polka Dot Wall by Shelbi Nicole

Address: 6521 N Main St., Houston, TX 77009

Safety and tips on parking:Parking available street side or in front of boutique where wall is located

Best time for shooting: early mornings or early evenings. Be aware that wall is on a grassy slope and you will be shooting from the street up.

More wall photos can be seen here.

September 2018 update: This wall has been painted over. It is now a colorful wall that has the word “lotus” on it. 

Wall 28 : The Rail to the Sea by Janavi M. Folmsbee

Address: 1502 Sawyer Street, Houston, TX 77007

Safety and tips on parking: parking available in front of wall on a parking lot.

Best time for shooting: you definitely want to go to this wall on a weekend, on an early morning or an early evening when there is less traffic on this street, as you will have to be on the street to shoot your subject (sidewalk is very small). Cloudy days or days with some cloud covering highly recommended if you are shooting during the morning as this wall has full morning sunlight.

More wall photos can be seen here.

Wall 29 : Para Mi Gente by El Nacho

Address: Yale and 13th st., Houston, TX 77008

Safety and tips on parking: ample parking available right at wall, which is located in the parking lot of a shopping strip.

Best time for shooting: light can work at different times of the day. We shot on a cloudy day and light was great. Mornings would probably be best and less busy.

Wall 30 : Love Wall by Wiley Robertson

Address: 1050 Yale St., Houston, TX 77008 (the former post office)

Safety and tips on parking: This used to be a post office and parking lot is usually empty. You can park right on site.

Best time for shooting: early mornings and early evenings. There are a couple smaller murals by the side, so make sure to check them out! Mural is in the Heights area, which is a great area to explore and grab a coffee or lunch.

Wall 31 : Red and Teal Diamonds

Address: Chinatown Printing and Graphics, 2102 Leeland St., Houston, TX 77003

Safety and tips on parking: Limited parking available right in front of mural, or right across it.

Best time for shooting: early mornings or early evenings, and while you are there make sure to check all the murals that are right across of this one! Big bonus!

Wall 32 : Handshake and Love mural by Wiley Robertson

Address: 927 Dart St., Houston, TX 77007 (near Ecclesia Church)

Safety and tips on parking: Very safe area, parking street side with a playground on the side in a grassy area. Big plus is there’s a coffee shop right on site, inside the church.

Best time for shooting: Mornings are great, as it faces west.

September 2018 update: Unfortunately, this wall is no longer there. 

Wall 33 : Houston Pride Wall (artist unknown)

Address: the parking lot of Pavement Clothing, 1657 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77098

Safety and tips on parking: You will have to go there early in the mornings as this wall is on the parking lot of a store, hence cars are usually parked there blocking the mural.

Best time for shooting: Early mornings, especially on weekends, are best! Striped Teal Wall is on that same parking lot! Big plus!

See more of this wall here and here.

November 2017 update: sadly, this mural has been tagged by graffiti extensively.

September 2018 update: Unfortunately, this wall is no longer there, but it has been replaced by Wall 103.

Wall 34 : Pink Groovy Walls (artist unknown)

Address: Reeves Antiques2415 Taft St., Houston, TX 77006

Safety and tips on parking: Parking available street side on the immediate area.

Best time for shooting: Early mornings work best to avoid cars in the area. Early evening light works as well. The mural extends across the antiques store and changes to other colors. Explore the other walls of the antique store as well!

Wall 35 : Pray For Paris wall by Sebastien “Mr. D” Boileau

Address: 3100 Smith Street, Houston, TX 77006

Note that this mural holds special meaning, as it was a heartfelt tribute by the artist (a Frenchman living in Texas) in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris last fall.

Safety and tips on parking: Parking available on site right in front of mural.

Best time for shooting: Early morning and early evenings work best. There are two more murals by the side of this one, a fun Gorilla mural and the Colorful American Queen!

January 2017 update: Sadly, this wall no longer exists.

Wall 36 : Guardian Wall by Fabio Panone

Address: 2201 Preston St., Houston, TX 77003

Produced by Hue Mural Festival

Safety and tips on parking: Public parking available in front of mural.

Best time for shooting: Most of the day should work due to height of the building and shade it provides.

Wall 37 : Butterflies wall by Fabio Panone

Address: 2201 Preston St., Houston, TX 77003

Produced by Hue Mural Festival

Safety and tips on parking: Public parking available in front of mural.

Best time for shooting: Mural faces south. Cloudy days or late afternoons are best. Note that this and the owl Guardian murals are side by side.

See more of this wall here. (You’ll note the full sun we got when we shot around 9 am.)

Wall 38 : Colorful graphic wall by Skeez181

Address: Parking lot of Pavement Clothing, 1657 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77098

Safety and tips on parking: You will have to go there early in the mornings as this wall is on the parking lot of a store, hence cars are usually parked blocking the mural.

Best time for shooting: Early mornings, especially weekends, are best for parking reasons. But note that you may be battling harsh sunlight as the wall faces east. Also, recently “customer parking” only signs are installed throughout the mural. You can still photograph there, but you will have to do so in spaces in between one sign and the other, unless you want to edit signs out on photoshop…

A big plus: the Rainbow Pride Wall (wall 33) is on that same parking lot.

Note that this wall replaced the teal zia zag wall (Wall 20) listed above.

September 2018 update: The mural has been replaced – see Wall 97.

Wall 39 : Shamanic Angel and dripping Flowers Wall by Luis Valle

Address: 1940 Opelousas St. Houston, TX 77020

Produced by Hue Mural Festival

Safety and tips on parking: Streetside parking is available in front of the mural.

Best time for shooting: Most times of the day from morning till late afternoon would provide decent light to work with, but we recommend going there in the morning. Many other murals within the different sides of the building, some which you will be able to shoot anytime of the day, others which will have full light in the mornings and afternoons. Cloudy days are best to explore the entire building. Also note that the ground is dirt and grass, so it could create a problem if wearing heels.

See more of this wall here.

Wall 40 : Snakes mural by Daniel Anguilu

Address: 2207 Winter St. Houston, TX 77007

Safety and tips on parking: Area is usually lonely but always seems fairly safe as is surrounded by art galleries and studios. Parking is available close to mural in front of building and by the side of the mural. While you are there you might want to enjoy several other great murals.

Best time for shooting: Any time of the day would work for the murals in this building as it gets shade or indirect light throughout the day.

Wall 41 : Watermelons fresh life mural by Viviana Sofia

Address: 333 S Jensen Dr, Houston, TX 77003

Produced by Hue Mural Festival

Safety and tips on parking: Ample free public parking at Talento Bilingue Houston where mural is located.

Best time for shooting: Early in the morning, late afternoon and cloudy days would be best. Make sure to check out the other murals surrounding the building.

Wall 42 : Circles by Dandee Warhol

Address: 420 E 20th St, Houston, TX 77008 at Birds Barbershop

Safety and tips on parking: Ample free public parking in shopping strip where wall is located.

Best time for shooting: Wall faces north, so you should be fine most times of day. While you are there make sure to grab an ice pop ate Steel City Pops.

See more of this wall here.

Note that there is a great mural inside the barbershop, as well. See more of the inside here.

Wall 43 : Geometric Shapes mural by Bryan Cope and Dustin North

Address: 1503 Chartres St, Houston, TX 77003

Produced by Hue Mural Festival

Safety and tips on parking: Free public parking is available around the Houston Graffiti Building.

Best time for shooting: Mornings work great for this wall. Make sure you allot enough time to walk around the many murals in this site, many which are features in our mural guide as well.

See more of this wall here.

September 2018 update: Unfortunately, this wall is no longer there. 

Wall 44 : Cosmic Warrior by Cix Mugre and Christian TG

Address: 333 S Jensen Dr, Houston, TX 77003

Produced by Hue Mural Festival

Safety and tips on parking: Free public parking at Talento Bilingue Houston where mural is located.

Best time for shooting: Early in the morning, late afternoon and cloudy days would be best. Make sure to check out the other great murals surrounding the building.

Wall 45 : Hearts mural by John Whaley

Address: 1503 Chartres St, Houston, TX 77003

Produced by Hue Mural Festival

Safety and tips on parking: Free public parking is available around the Houston Graffiti Building. There’s no telling on whether the area will be busy with other onlookers and photographers, or if it will be desolated. Go with a friend for safety, twice as fun to share all these murals with friends.

Best time for shooting: Cloudy days would be the best, otherwise very early in the morning, or late afternoons. Don’t miss out on the other murals around and in front of this building.

See more of this wall here.

November 2017 update: Sadly, this wall has been tagged extensively by graffiti 

September 2018 update: Unfortunately, this wall is no longer there, but it has been replaced by Wall 101.

Wall 46 : Spring scene mural Michael Rodriguez

Address: 2207 Winter St. Houston, TX 77007

Safety and tips on parking: Area is usually lonely but always seems fairly safe as is surrounded by art galleries and studios. Parking is available close to mural in front of building and by the side of the mural. Be prepared for many other great murals in this same area.

Best time for shooting: Any time of the day would work for the murals in this building as it gets shade or indirect light throughout the day.

Wall 47 : Owl mural by Pilot FX

Address: 2207 Winter St. Houston, TX 77007

Safety and tips on parking: Area is usually lonely but always seems fairly safe as is surrounded by art galleries and studios. Parking is available close to mural in front of building and by the side of the mural. Many more murals listed on our mural guide to enjoy while you visit this hoot.

Best time for shooting: Any time of the day would work for the murals in this building as it gets shade or indirect light throughout the day.

Wall 48 : Blue graphic circles and zipper mural by Anita Varadaraju

Address: 2207 Winter St. Houston, TX 77007

Safety and tips on parking: Area is usually lonely but always seems fairly safe as is surrounded by art galleries and studios. Parking is available close to mural in front of building and by the side of the mural. After enjoying this mural, go ahead and spend some more time exploring this mural-filled site.

Best time for shooting: Any time of the day would work for the murals in this building as it gets shade or indirect light throughout the day.

See more of this wall here.

Wall 49 : Geometric man and deer by Vincent Fink

Address: 2207 Winter St. Houston, TX 77007

Safety and tips on parking: Area is usually lonely but always seems fairly safe as is surrounded by art galleries and studios. Parking available close to mural, in front of building, and by the side of the mural.

Best time for shooting: Any time of the day would work for the murals in this building as it gets shade or indirect light throughout the day.

Wall 50 : Dripped colors door mural by Sayra Vallejo

Address: 1503 Chartres St, Houston, TX 77003

Safety and tips on parking: Free public parking is available around the Houston Graffiti Building. There’s no telling on whether the area will be busy with other onlookers and photographers, or if it will be desolated. Go with a friend for safety, twice as fun to share all these murals with friends.

Best time for shooting: Cloudy days would be the best, otherwise late afternoons. Don’t miss out on the other murals around and in front of this building.

See more of this wall here.

September 2018 update: Unfortunately, this wall is no longer there, but it has been replaced with Wall 101.

Wall 51 : Graphic color mural by Gabriel Prusmack

Address: 2801 Polk St, Houston, TX 77003

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is available curbside by the side and front of building where mural is located.

Best time for shooting: Mornings are great for backlit light. Cloudy days would work great as well.

See more of this wall here.

Wall 52 : Colorful buildings door mural by Kelyne Reis

Address: 1503 Chartres St, Houston, TX 77003

Produced by Hue Mural Festival

Safety and tips on parking: Free public parking is available around the Houston Graffiti Building. There’s no telling on whether the area will be busy with other onlookers and photographers, or if it will be desolated. Go with a friend for safety, twice as fun to share all these murals with friends, and be careful when you backup to take pictures, as this mural faces a busy street.

Best time for shooting: Mornings work best for this mural, however you can find fun light to play with in the late afternoons.

Wall 53 : Urban camouflage wall at Reeves Antiques

Address: 2415 Taft St, Houston, TX 77006

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is available in the immediate area around the Reeves Antiques building. While you are there, you can grab coffee or lunch at several local spots just a few steps away.

Best time for shooting: Early mornings work best to avoid cars in the area. Early evening light works as well. The mural extends across the antiques store and varies in colors.

See more of this wall here.

Wall 54 : Mr. and Mrs. Dog by Alex Arzu

Address: 1503 Chartres St, Houston, TX 77003

Produced by Hue Mural Festival

Safety and tips on parking: Free public parking is available around the Houston Graffiti Building. There’s no telling on whether the area will be busy with other onlookers and photographers, or if it will be desolated. We recommend you go with a friend for safety.

Best time for shooting: Cloudy days would be the best, otherwise very early in the morning, or late afternoons. Mid mornings and early afternoons shine full sun on this wall.

September 2018 update: Unfortunately, this wall is no longer there, but it has been replaced by Wall 101.

Wall 55 : Justice Mural by Icy & Sot

Address: 1503 Chartres St, Houston, TX 77003

Produced by Hue Mural Festival

Safety and tips on parking: Free public parking is available around the Houston Graffiti Building. There’s no telling on whether the area will be busy with other onlookers and photographers, or if it will be desolated. Go with a friend for safety, plus its twice as fun to share all these murals with friends.

Best time for shooting: Mornings or late afternoons are recommended for this mural. Come prepared to explore many more murals.

Wall 56 : June 2017 Update : “Not Weird, Limited Edition” vignette changed to “This is the sign you’ve been looking for”

Address: 1637 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006

Safety and tips on parking: Public parking is available at the nearby businesses. While you are there, make sure not to miss another couple murals just steps away. This includes our favorite rainbow wall (wall 33) as well as the colorful graphic wall (wall 30)

Best time for shooting: wall faces east, so mornings might have strong light. Late afternoons are better.

November 2017 update : Sadly, this wall no longer exists, but it has been replaced with wall 73 below.

Wall 57 : El Ajolote by Cecilia Beaven

Address: Arlo’s Ballroom 2119 Leeland St.Houston, TX 77003

Safety and tips on parking: Easy parking right in front of the house/ballroom where mural is painted.

Best time for shooting: As early in the morning as possible, on overcast days, on late afternoons, and preferably during the weekends so there are no cars parked in front of the mural. There often seems to be this small suv parked right in from the best part of the mural during weekdays.

See more of this wall here.

September 2018 update: Unfortunately, this wall is no longer there. 

Wall 58 : Colorful lines mural at Edwards Greenway Grand Palace 24

Address: 3839 Weslayan St. Houston, TX 77027

Safety and tips on parking: Very easy to park during the morning before the cinema opens, right in front on the mural, by the valet parking area of the movie theater.

Best time for shooting: mornings preferably, before the moviegoers come and there is traffic by the mural area.

See more of this wall here.

Wall 59 : Bright orange brick wall

Address: BBVA Compass Stadium 2200 Texas Ave. Houston, TX 77003

Safety and tips on parking: The cool orange wall is all around the BBVA Stadium, but your best bet would be to park by Rusk St. for some quick shots on days where there are no games. Make sure you check the schedules prior, otherwise you might hit the crowds.

Best time for shooting: all throughout the day, as you probably will find a good shaded area around the stadium at any time.

Wall 60 : Pink Door at Planet Curls

Address: 6518 N Main St. Houston, TX 77009

Safety and tips on parking: Plenty of Parking behind the Planet Curls beauty salon. While you take pictures in front of the awesome pink door, beware of the oncoming traffic on busy Main Street.

Best time for shooting: mornings or late afternoons would be best.

See more of this wall here.

Wall 61 : Pearland colorful diamonds mural by Art & Kustom Kreations

Address: 3532 E Broadway St. Pearland, TX 77581

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is easily available on both sides of the mural.

Best time for shooting: very early mornings and late afternoons would be good, but cloudy days would be even better!

Wall 62 : Graphic colors at East Downtown Playhouse

Address: 2619 McKinney St. Houston, TX 77003

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is available streetside in front of the building where mural is located.

Best time for shooting: Mornings work best for this mural, but the bit of shade that the roof above provides allows for pictures to be taken at different times of day.

Wall 63 : Floral tree downtown

Address: 728 Travis St. Houston, TX 77002

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is available streetside by paying at a meter or by entering one of the public parking areas nearby.

Best time for shooting: Keep in mind that downtown is alway busy during the weekdays. That being said, mornings and overcast days are best for this mural. If you want to find parking easily, try a weekend day.

Wall 64 : Style Wall at Buffalo Exchange

Address: 2901 S Shepherd Dr. Houston, TX 77098

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is available in a parking lot in front of the wall.

Best time for shooting: For no cars parked in front of this fun colorful new wall, and for best light, go there first thing early morning. Otherwise, you will be disappointed to see cars parked all across the wall, or obstructing different parts of the wall.

Wall 65 : Honey Art Cafe inside murals

Address: 3516 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77098

Safety and tips on parking: Plenty of parking available right in front of the cafe, but don’t just go for the murals! While you are there, try some of their yummy and beautiful desserts, or sign up for some of their awesome art classes!

Best time for shooting: Any time during the day when daylight can shine to the inside of the cafe.

See more of the wall here.

Wall 66 : Blush Ombre Wall at Lovely Bride Houston

Address: 2605 Dunlavy St, Houston, TX 77006

Safety and tips on parking: You can find parking streetside along the streets nearby.

Best time for shooting: go early in the morning to avoid cars being parked in front of the bridal shop where the beautiful ombre wall is located.

Wall 67 : Lavender flower and numbers mural

Address: 1019 Heights Blvd. Houston, TX 77008

Safety and tips on parking: Parking is available across the mural at a shopping strip.

Best time for shooting: Overcast days and late afternoons are ideal for this mural. While you are there, make sure to explore the building for other smaller scale colorful murals!

September 2018 update: Unfortunately, this wall is no longer there. 

Wall 68 : New Sugar and Cloth color wall and color stairs

Address : 1201 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

Safety and tips on parking: Parking available on parking garage right by side of shopping center where mural is located. Or you can park street side somewhere close in downtown, pay park meter, and walk.

Best time for shooting: Any time of day would work for shooting as wall has a small roof above it that provides shade.

See more of the wall here.

Wall 69 : Amor mural by Wiley Robertson

Address : 2613 N Main St, Houston, TX 77002

Safety and tips on parking : Parking is available by the side of the mural, on the convenience store where mural is painted.

Best time for shooting : Mornings and afternoons work best for shooting!

Wall 70 : More Color Please wall by Sebastien “Mr. D” Boileau for CarrieColbert.com

Address : 1112 Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007 (FM Kitchen & Bar)

Safety and tips on parking : Parking available on site at FM Kitchen & Bar where mural is located.

Best time for shooting : Not only is our new mural amazing, happy, creative and colorful, but you can shoot there day long regardless of the time or light! Plus, get a delicious bite to eat at FM Kitchen & Bar.

See more of this wall here and here.

Wall 71 : Houston Strong color installation by The Color Condition

Address : 1094 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010

Safety and tips on parking : Installation is located at Discovery Green, so you can park street side along the park and pay park meter, or pay to park at underground garage at park.

Best time for shooting : For best light go in the early morning, or late afternoon.

See more of the installation here.

September 2018 update: Unfortunately, this wall is no longer there. 

Wall 72 : FM Kitchen & Bar mural by Daniel Anguilu

Address : 1112 Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007 (FM Kitchen & Bar)

Safety and tips on parking : Parking available on site at FM Kitchen & Bar where mural is located.

Best time for shooting : Best light seems to be mornings or late afternoon. Cloudy days are great!

Wall 73 : Pink ombré stripes wall

Address : 1629 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006

Safety and tips on parking : Parking available alongside Westheimer and nervy business just footsteps away.

Best time for shooting : Best light for this location would be after 5pm and overcast days.

September 2018 update: This wall has been updated – see Wall 85.

Wall 74 : Melting colors mural Donkey Paw Printing

Address : 2102 Commerce St. Houston, TX 77002

Safety and tips on parking : Parking is available in front of mural at Tout Suite, or by side of Donkey Paw Printing.

Best time for shooting : Mural is located inside the gated premises of Donkey Paw Printing. You will have to ask for permission to shoot there. Good to shoot even through the afternoon and early evening.

Wall 75 : Tropical colors and rainbow lines mural at Voodoo Queen by Dual

Address : 322 Milby St, Houston, TX 77003

Safety and tips on parking : Free parking is available street-side by the mural.

Best time for shooting : Late afternoons and overcast days work best for shooting at this mural.

Wall 76 : Roses mural by Tyler Kay

Address : 1213 Maury St. Houston, TX 77020

Safety and tips on parking : Parking available street side alongside mural. Many other murals located by the side and around Thai mural, so allow time to explore.

Best time for shooting : Best time for shooting would be late afternoons and overcast days.

Wall 77 : Blue and lilac striped mural artist unknown

Address : 2317 N Main St, Houston, TX 77009

Safety and tips on parking : Parking is available at Gas station right by the wall.

Best time for shooting : You can find good light for shooting anytime if the day, as mural extends on two directions. Beware incoming traffic if you are shooting street-side.

See more of this wall here.

Wall 78 : Colorful Wood pallets fence

Address : 1201 Gibbs St, Houston, TX 77009

Safety and tips on parking : Ample parking available in parking lot where fence is located.

Best time for shooting : For best light go in the morning or mid-late afternoon.

See more of this wall here.

Wall 79 : Two toned mint wall

Address : 2814 S Shepherd Dr Suite D, Houston, TX 77098

Safety and tips on parking : Limited parking available in front of wall, or street side on the side of shopping strip where wall is located.

Best time for shooting : Different areas of the wall will work through the day as wall goes around a business.

See more of this wall here.

September 2018 update: This wall has been painted over. No photos available yet, but you’ll see a car and snake painted over it; it is no longer solid. 

Wall 80 : Typography Mint mural

Address : 301 W. 19th st. Houston, TX 77008

Safety and tips on parking : Public parking available in front of wall.

Best time for shooting : Light seems to work well all throughout the day, but we recommend afternoons and early evenings.

See more of this wall here.

September 2018 update: This wall has been painted over. No photos available yet, but you’ll find two armadillos painted on top. 

Wall 81: Emoji Flowers Mural by Scott Tarbox

Address: 2112 Leeland St, Houston, TX 77003

Safety and tips on parking: Parking available in front of wall at Greenleaf Wholesale Florists, or across the street, on public parking lot.

Best time for shooting: For best light go early in the morning, or sometime after 4 p.m. Cloudy days work great as well!

Wall 82 : I am LOVE mural by Ruben Rojas

Address: 548 W 19th St, Houston, TX 77008

Parking: Ample free parking in front of mural, by YogaOne Studios.

Tips: Middays or afternoons work great, as well as overcast days. While you are in the area, explore a few more of the murals in our guide.

 

 

Wall 83 : Ballerinas and Roses mural by Fallen Rose

Address: 2112 Leeland St, Houston, TX 77003

Parking: Street side spaces available in front of the mural or just a few yards away by GreenLeaf Florists (where another of the murals in our guide is located).

Tips: Early afternoons are great to shoot here. Take some extra time to explore the many murals in the area.

Wall 84 : Florals on Red and Pink mural by Josue Ramirez

Address: 2112 Leeland St, Houston, TX 77003

Parking: Street side spaces available in front of the mural or just a few yards away by GreenLeaf Florists (where another of the murals in our guide is located).

Tips: Early afternoons are great to shoot here. Take some extra time to explore the many murals in the area.

Wall 85 : Florence and the Machine Wall by Sebastien “Mr. D 1987” Boileau

Address: 1629 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006

Parking: Parking available in the alley way behind Emerson Rose or street side in front of the store.

Tips: For best light, go early in the morning or late afternoons.

Note that this is the update to Wall 73.

 

Wall 86 : River Oaks Shopping Center geometric lines wall by Sebastien “Mr. D” Boileau for River Oaks Shopping Center

Address: Marfreless, 2006 Peden St, Houston, TX 77019

Parking: Ample available parking around the mural for River Oaks Shopping Center

Tips: Try early mornings or overcast days for shooting here.

Wall 87 : Roses for STRETCH Studio by Brian Dibala

Address: 2205 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

Parking: Street side by the side of STRETCH Studio

Tips: Mornings and early afternoons work best for pictures.

Wall 88 : Hearts Mural (artist unknown)

Address: Wicklow Heights, 1027 W 19th St, Houston, TX 77008

Parking: Available in front of Wicklow Heights

Tips: Mural is in the backyard of Wicklow Heights Bar, so take some time to relax and have a drink while you are there!

Wall 89 : Abstract Color for Coral Sword

Artist: Dual Streets @dual_streets

Address: 1318 Telephone Rd. Suite 3, Houston, TX 77023

Parking: Limited parking right in front of Coral Sword or street side around the area.

Tips: Any hour of the day will work, as there are different parts to the mural facing different directions, allowing for shaded areas throughout the day.

 

Wall 90: Wall by Shelbi Nicole

Address: 2112 Leeland St, Houston, TX 77003

Parking: Street side spaces available in front of the mural or just a few yards away by GreenLeaf Florists (where another of the murals in our guide is located).

Tips: Early afternoons are great to shoot here. Take some extra time to explore the many murals in the area.

Wall 91: Colorful typography wall (artist unknown)

Address: 2000 Bell St. Houston, TX 77003

Parking: Street side parking available both on Bell and St. Emmanuel Street.

Tip: This mural faces north and gets shade from the building and staircase above it, so you can find available light to shoot throughout the day.

Wall 92: Houston and Texas themed typography murals

Note that this is actually a series of six different walls – all with a Houston or Texas theme! We will update this guide with photos of all six over time.

Artist: Phoebe Cornog and Roxy Prima of PANDR Design Co. (commissioned by Brookfield Properties Houston)

Address:1301 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010

Parking: These murals are in downtown Houston, so parking can be a bit tricky. There is limited metered parking street side on McKinney and paid underground parking on Caroline St. by The Shops at Houston Center.

Tip: These murals face north. In the morning, they can get some harsh light and odd shadows, so we suggest going in the afternoon.

Wall 93: Be Visible rainbow hued wall

Artist: Hugo Perez @hello_hugo for @bevisibleHTX

Address: 602 E. 20th St, Houston, TX 77008

Parking: parking available street side by Jenni’s noodle house

Tip: Wall faces west, so you’ll have shade in the morning or full sun in the afternoon.

Wall 94: Houston astronaut wall

Artist: Michael C. Rodriguez @michaelcrodriguez for Rice Village District

Address: 2563 Amherst St, Houston, TX 77005

Parking: Ample parking available throughout Rice Village. Park by Shake Shack or Starbucks

Tip: Wall faces north and is shielded on the side by adjoining buildings, so mural gets shade throughout the day.

Wall 95 : Astros wall at FM Kitchen

Artist: Donkee Boy

Address: FM Kitchen and Bar1112 Shepherd Dr., Houston, Texas 77007

Parking: Ample parking in FM Kitchen and Bar lot.

Tip: Wall faces west, but it’s under a canopy so you’ll have shade any time of the day.

Wall 96 : Colored Windows at Inversion Coffee & Art

Artist: unknown

Address: Inversion Coffee & Art – 1953 Montrose Blvd A, Houston, TX 77006

Parking: Ample parking in Inversion lot.

Wall 97 : Geometric Florals by DeeJon (Dandee Warhol & Marjon F. Aucoin)

Address: Parking lot of Pavement Clothing, 1657 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77098

Safety and tips on parking: You will have to go there early in the mornings as this wall is on the parking lot of a store, hence cars are usually parked blocking the mural.

Best time for shooting: Early mornings, especially weekends, are best for parking reasons. But note that you may be battling harsh sunlight as the wall faces east. Also, recently “customer parking” only signs are installed throughout the mural. You can still photograph there, but you will have to do so in spaces in between one sign and the other, unless you want to edit signs out on photoshop…

Note that this wall was originally Wall 20 followed by Wall 38.

Wall 98 : Colorful Movement Wall by Daniel Anguilu

Address: 1503 Chartres Street, Houston, Texas 77003

Safety and tips on parking: Free public parking is available around the Houston Graffiti Building. You can park on Leeland and St Emmanuel. There’s no telling on whether the area will be busy with other onlookers and photographers, or if it will be desolate. Go with a friend for safety, plus its twice as fun to share all these murals with friends.

Best time for shooting: The mural gets shade because of the stairs above it. It’s better to shoot mornings or late afternoons.

Wall 99 : Colorful Lines and Shapes by Pablo Harymbat

Address: 2000 Lyons Ave, Houston, TX 77020

Best time for shooting: Early mornings is best, as mural is in the parking lot for Saint Arnold Brewing Company and often there are cars in front. Even better to shoot on cloudy days. Light can be tricky.

Wall 100 : Colorful grid (artist unknown)

Address: 2101 Winter St, Houston, TX 77007

Parking: Free parking all around Winter Street Studios. It’s definitely worth exploring the many murals (many in our guide) that are in the area while you are there.

Wall 101: McDonald’s Wall by Gonzo

Address: 1503 Chartres St, Houston, TX 77003

Safety and tips on parking: Free public parking is available around the Houston Graffiti Building. There’s no telling on whether the area will be busy with other onlookers and photographers, or if it will be desolated. Go with a friend for safety, twice as fun to share all these murals with friends.

Best time for shooting: Cloudy days would be the best, otherwise very early in the morning, or late afternoons. Don’t miss out on the other murals around and in front of this building.

Note: This is a huge wall (25′ tall x 125′ wide) and it replaces Wall 45, Wall 50, and Wall 54.

Wall 102: Smither Park Project

Address: 2441 Munger st. Houston, TX 77022

Safety and tips: This is not a mural, but an ongoing protect for the park created by many local artists. The main mosaic “cave” has shade all day.

Parking: Street side parking is available.

Note: Smither Park is a creative urban space that has developed with the help of artists and friends. Visionary artist and builder Dan Phillips worked alongside Stephanie Smither to design the park in memory of her late husband, John H. Smither.

Wall 103 : Graffiti Wall

Address: the parking lot of Pavement Clothing, 1657 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77098

Safety and tips on parking: You will have to go there early in the mornings as this wall is on the parking lot of a store, hence cars are usually parked there blocking the mural.

Best time for shooting: Early mornings, especially on weekends, are best! Striped Teal Wall is on that same parking lot! Big plus!

Note: This wall replaced Wall 33. 

 

Wall 104: Rebuilding After Harvey Wall by Emily Ding

Address: 1039 Cleburne St, Houston, TX 77004

Parking and tips: Street side parking is available. Wall faces south west.

Wall 105: BLVD Place Mural

Artist: Arts by Aaron

Address: BLVD Place1700 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, Texas 77056

Parking and tips: Parking is free and available in the garage. The mural is located by the elevator that is just west of North Italia restaurant. It faces west, so in the morning it is shaded.

In Closing

To our dear readers: Our sincere hope is that you find this mural guide enjoyable, helpful, and useful!

Furthermore, to the artists: we extend our sincere thanks to the artists who bring their talents to the streets of Houston. We as a community benefit greatly from these public bursts of color and creativity! So, thank you.

Next, please remember that this is an evergreen document. So, check back often for updates! Plus, let us know if you have any additions, changes, or submissions for the guide. You can always email us at [email protected]

Let us know if you have ideas for what city you’d like our next Mural Guide to feature! You can also check out our mini Dallas mural guide and our Soho NYC mural guide.

Finally, last but certainly not least, a huge thank you to our Maritere Rice for chronicling all of these walls via her beautifully vibrant photos!

 

Houston Mural Guide originally published September 2016, Updated January 2017, Updated June 2017, Updated November 2017, Updated September 2018

60 comments

  1. Catherine says:

    So in awe with this guide! Thank you tons! We are so looking forward to using these walls as backdrops. Love your photos, as well!

    1. Oh so glad to hear that! Thank you for the comment. How did you find us?

  2. Kim Hunt says:

    Thank you for this. I have taken pictures of others in Houston. I need to find their exact location for you.

    1. Awesome! Thanks so much!

  3. Catherine says:

    I Googled “murals in Houston” and the title caught my eye! I own an online clothing boutique, so we are looking for new places to re-take some of our site photos. Our site is shopsewlovely.com ! If you have any other ideas or tips, we’d love to hear from you!

    1. Oh wonderful, Catherine!

      We hope you stick around and join us here often. 🙂

      Let me know how we can help you! Feel free to email us anytime. hello at carriecolbert.com

  4. Kathy says:

    Thanks so much for this blog. I went on a hunt yesterday with some friends and we used a lot of your info to find the walls. Love your photos. Thanks!

    1. Oh we just love to hear this!!!

  5. Sarah says:

    Thanks for this guide! As a new Texan, I want to visit all of them.

    1. Thanks so much for saying that! So much to explore.

  6. Monica says:

    Planning a trip to Houston specifically to see these murals. My husband and I love seeing the bright colors and creativity. This guide is excellent! In regards to other cities, we just visited Wynwood Walls in Miami and enjoyed it very much. We have a wonderful event here in Detroit every autumn called Murals in the Market in our Eastern Market area downtown. Our art community is thriving 🙂 thank you for creating this guide! Xo

    1. Oh how wonderful! Wynwood is amazing. I had no idea about Detroit though. That’s awesome.

      BTW did you know we have a beautiful coffee table book of all the Houston murals? If you come here, maybe it would make a nice souvenir. 🙂

      https://www.splendormade.com/shop/more-color-please-book-the-walls-of-houston

  7. Lauren says:

    I loved the guide – thank you so much!! I can’t wait to use these backdrops in our photos.

    1. Oh wonderful! We absolutely love hearing that.

  8. Frida Dillenbeck says:

    A dear friend gifted me your latest mural book for Valentine’s Day. In 2016 a group of four friends made a mad dash afternoon through Houston taking pictures at about 20 mural spots. I’m sure many of them are no longer available for viewing such as the Andy Warhol, the dinosaurs, life is a dance so keep dancing, Frida as WonderWoman. Finding many of these gems is a really fun way to spend a day or afternoon running around Houston. Thank you for putting this evergreen site together as well as publishing such a wonderfully fun Houston Mural Book!! Thank you for making Houston more fun!

  9. Frida – thank you for the wonderfully kind and uplifting comment! You certainly made me smile. Thanks again. Have a great day and enjoy our city.

  10. Catheryn says:

    I miss the interactive google map you had linked to the page with pins of all the mural locations. It made finding murals close to my location at a given time so easy. You should bring that back!

    1. Oh goodness – thanks for bringing that to our attention! I was going to point out to you that it’s at the bottom of the post, but it doesn’t seem to be working right now. We will look into it! Stay tuned. 🙂

  11. laura sanz says:

    That is amazing!! Thank you so much for sharing! This is so helpful. Awesome pictures 🙂

    1. Wonderful! So glad you liked it. Enjoy!

  12. Barclay says:

    Thank you so much I have been looking for something like this, thanks for taking time to put this together.

    1. Oh so nice of you to say! Thank you.

  13. Lauren Zinn says:

    wall 71 is gone just fyi

    1. Indeed. We will update that.

  14. Carolyn says:

    Thank you for this comprehensive guide! I am visiting Houston from NYC for the second time this week. Can’t wait to find some of these spots and have a blast!

    1. Oh fabulous! Please let me know if we can provide any other helpful hints for your Houston trip.

  15. Tammi Ogletree says:

    This is so helpful! I’m taking my daughter with a photographer to have her 16th birthday pictures taken in Houston. Just for reference, the Sugar and Cloth wall in no longer there? Also, if she has a hot pink cocktail dress, which wall do you suggest would be the best for pictures?

    1. Oh how wonderful! If you post any online, tag us! We’d love to see!

    2. Oh and to answer your questions…

      The original Sugar & Cloth wall isn’t there anymore. There is a new one that is relatively similar – it’s wall 68.

      Hmmm… hot pink dress: I’d recommend with Wall 1, Wall 2, Wall 82, Wall 90… those would be a few top recommendations for you!

  16. Shawna says:

    This was the ABSOLUTE BEST having this list at out fingertips this morning when I took my daughter to go take photos. We plan on hitting more in the next few weeks for fun!!
    We did find a few in the heights that are no longer there if you want to update your list, #19 You are my sunshine, #80 Typography wall, and #71 Houston Strong @ Discovery Green. These have either been painted over or taken down.

    Thank you so much for taking your time compiling these for everyone to enjoy!!!

    1. Oh this makes me so happy! So glad you had fun using it. 😀

    2. Oh and thanks for the notes. Yes, we are probably due for a big update. We will make note on those.

  17. Shawna Allen says:

    Sorry, my mistake, the sunshine wall (#19) is still there… we just didn’t look behind the building as you had noted…

    We had so many friends fall in love with the background walls, that we had to share your site with them!
    Again, thank you for all of your work with this and sharing these “golden eggs” within Houston!

    1. Okay – good! I thought it was still there! I saw it a few weeks ago.

      More importantly, thank you a million for sharing! Have a great weekend.

  18. This isn’t so much a mural, but they have a cute painting outside of the parking garage at Rice Village. It’s ILY in American Sign Language. It’s really cute and I saw it there around St. Patty’s day!

    1. Oh thanks for letting us know, Danelle! Not sure if I’ve seen that one yet. Will have to check it out.

  19. Cam says:

    Thanks for sharing…

  20. Thank you so much for putting this together! My friend and I put together a tour visiting our favorites from this list, and we spent yesterday afternoon doing Part 1.

    We successfully found 7,12, 28, 29, 42, 46, 77, 82, 86, and 88.

    #27 – The Polka Dot Wall is now “Lotus.”

    #38 – We had to skip this one, but I also looked on Instagram and it seems that it was painted over 2 days ago.

    #67 – We tried to find Lavender Flowers and Number, but we’re pretty sure it got torn down. We found construction where my map said it’s be.

    This was so much fun, thank you again!

    1. Awesome! Thanks for letting us know you used it – and thanks for the updates! We will be sure to check out the walls and update our guide accordingly.

    1. Thanks so much for sharing our guide!

  21. Dana DiMarco says:

    Thank you for compiling all the murals. i recently took my daughter for a fun day of mural photos. The “You are my sunshine” wall is no longer there. The owner of the strip center recently repainted all of the wall, and painted over it. Again, thank you!

    1. Oh no! I didn’t know that.

      I’m glad you enjoyed the mural guide. Thanks so much for saying so.

  22. This is such wonderful list! Thank you so much!

    If you take suggestions, we have several on our building at Station Theater – 1230 Houston Ave. We have 3 outside (Spacecat, David Bowie, and Gene Wilder) and 1 inside by Black Cassidy and we have one by Scott Tarbox outside.

    We are happy to host you and a guest for a show if you’d like to check them out! Shoot me an email if you’re interested!

    1. Awesome, Jessica! Thank you so much. We would love to check out your waLls as well as a show. We will be in touch. 😀

  23. Tiffany says:

    Thank you for this guide! We had so much family fun this weekend using this on our mural hunt around Houston. Tiffany

    1. Oh Tiffany – this made me so happy to read! We’d love to see pics.

      Thanks so much for chiming in and sharing this with us. Have a great day!

  24. Krisz says:

    Carrie, wow, I am speechless! What an amazing guide to Houston murals. Outstanding piece of art. Your work is stunning. I can’t imagine how long it has taken you to gather the information and visuals for all these wonderful places. I’m from the suburbs and have been dying to explore the urban places of town. Thank you for doing all the legwork for us! Can’t wait to go and try them all this week!

    1. Oh wonderful! What a nice compliment! Thank you for stopping by and commenting. Let me know when you check out some murals.

  25. Ra says:

    Not a single mural shot of the tejano queen.

    1. Hi there! I’m not sure which mural you’re referring to, but let us know — we’d love to include it! We are continually updating our mural guide.

  26. Kelli says:

    Thank you so much for this! I love it and have used it multiple times. If you want to update it again, 68 and 82 are both gone now 🙁

    1. Thank you for your kind words, Kelli!

      I knew about the Sugar and Cloth wall and stairs being gone now. But the I am love wall?! That one was so good and so new.

  27. J Parsons says:

    WOW what a terrific list. There are a few wonderful walls I believe may be missing from the list (I was extremely fortunate to have been on a tour given by the amazing Gonzo 247 himself during the HUE mural festival this year). The wall painted outside St Arnold’s Brewery at Maury and Lyons (possibly by Emily Ding?) is MASTERFUL. And there are several others in the same area that are equally fun. Sure hope they are all still there! It’s a pity that these get painted over so often. BTW apparently there is a VOTE Beto wall in EADO as well. Regards and Thanks again.

    1. Hey there – thanks for commenting! So glad you enjoyed the guide.

      And yes certainly there are some we need to add. You’re right – the scene is always evolving! It’s great to have new ones, but somewhat sad to lose ones we like.

  28. Beth Mathis says:

    Excellent guide! Is there any way you could PM me a hi-res shot of #30, the Love wall from the old Heights Post Office? I will not publish it, it is for my own personal use. I have lived in the Heights for over 20 years, but was away for a short time for a work project and had no idea the building would be torn down while I was gone! Never got a pic of it.

    Thanks!!

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