Around the turn of the last century, influential Houstonians built majestic houses on the blocks surrounding Bell Street. These ornate Victorian homes with lavish, sweet-smelling gardens typically covered a whole city block. While these elegant homes have long since been demolished, this station's design evokes the "small town" beginnings of Houston, helping to connect the present with the past. This notion is reinforced with images of Victorian rooftops and antique wheels, as well as the use of an antiqued glass for the canopy. The platform includes quotes from turn-of-the century Houston society journals and newspapers.
Artist Debbie Riddle
Architect HOK Architects
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