Bust of George Washington - American Statesmanship Park - Houston, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven
N 29° 46.284 W 095° 22.017
15R E 271158 N 3295802
Quick Description: A giant concrete bust of George Washington rising up from within a tiny park at the edge of downtown Houston, TX. It is one of 4 busts placed in a series, all together colloquially known as "Mount Rush Hour" by the local community.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 4/12/2015 10:40:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMNP6A
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
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Long Description:
This giant 18-foot concrete bust of George Washington is located within American Statesmanship Park, a tiny 50-by-100-foot city park along the edge of downtown Houston, Texas. The bust soars up to 24 feet from a black base, is reinforced with steel and weigh about 7,000 pounds.

It is one of four busts placed in a series within the park. The four giant heads -- colloquially known as "Mount Rush Hour" by the local community -- are the works of artist David Adickes. Each head took about six weeks to make.
Location:
1400 Elder St.
Houston, TX USA
77007


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