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Old Posted May 22, 2020, 1:18 AM
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Another modest fountain in Downtown Houston that I've always liked is the Smith Fountain.
Smith Street at Dusk, Downtown Houston
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Fountain, #houston #downtown #allenpark #smithstreet #chevron #bayoucity #sunset #bankofamerica - Filename: XR6A1116_HDR - f/13 ISO 100
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The Bob and Vivian Smith Fountain from the sky
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Also, Main Street Square has a water feature for the light rail to run through.


Main Street Square
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Houston Downtown Metro Light Trails
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Also, Main Street Square has a water feature for the light rail to run through.
Here are a few of my images of that cool treatment:

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Will you settle for some mostly half-naked fake-marble people?:
Only if you settle for an extremely elaborate, to the point of being overdone, classically styled fountain that, for no discernible reason, decorates the parking lot of a strip mall in East Asheville.
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Only if you settle for an extremely elaborate, to the point of being overdone, classically styled fountain that, for no discernible reason, decorates the parking lot of a strip mall in East Asheville.
It is magnificent! At first, I mistook it for Versailles, but upon closer inspection I concluded that it is what Louis had intended for Versailles!
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Lady Justice Fountain, Bexar County Courthouse. San Antonio.

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Dallas and Ft. Worth both have those really nice, big water gardens.
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