Public infrastructure is known for being utilitarian, uninspiring, and downright ugly. But not always. At first glance, this giant water storage system under Houston looks more like the pillared nave of an ancient cathedral. Now the lost space that’s larger than a football field is open for visits.

A Cathedral-Like Cistern Beneath Houston Is Now Open to the Public

Public infrastructure is known for being utilitarian, uninspiring, and downright ugly. But not always. At first glance, this giant water storage system under Houston looks more like the pillared nave of an ancient cathedral. Now the lost space that’s larger than a football field is open for visits.

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Discovery Green in Houston TX is right across the street from the George R Brown Convention Center! Visit it while at the 2013 NRPA Congress and Exposition

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Graffiti artist GONZO247 created a large mural in downtown Houston

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Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Texas  Laura Burlton Photography www.lauraburltonphotography.com

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Texas Laura Burlton Photography www.lauraburltonphotography.com

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