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The 4 Most Insta-Worthy Murals in the Heights

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Mural, mural on the wall, what’s the best mural of them all?

In Houston, it’s hard to decide. There are tons of Insta-worthy murals in the Heights and in greater Houston that you could visit, but to start you off, we’ve compiled this guide of some of our favorites in this historic, vibrant neighborhood. 

 

📷 Mike Rastiello

"Greetings from Houston"

Send your friends and family a digital, Insta-post card at the “Greetings from Houston” mural! This large, colorful piece is definitely one of the most Insta-worthy murals in the Heights. It was created by muralist Daniel Anguilu and features iconic images that embody all the things we love most about Houston! 

The mural sits on the side of well-known and beloved Gelazzi, an Italian gelato shop in the Heights, so grab a tasty dessert and include it in your pictures on a warm summer day for a classic photo op!

🎨 Artist: Daniel Anguilu

📍3602 White Oak Dr, Houston, Texas 77007

📷 Crystal Smiley

Share the love! Grab your significant other for the cutest couple photos at the I Love You Wall! This spot is great for Valentine’s Day or any other day of the year you want to show off your SO to the world. The wall displays tons of different ways to say those three special words in red, black, and white paint. 

Artist Shelbi Nicole created this mural in 2016 for a romantic Houston proposal on the side of Harold’s in the Heights, where it still sits for more couples to celebrate their love together. 

🎨 Artist: Shelbi Nicole

📍350 W 19th St, Houston, TX 77008

📷 Crystal Smiley

The Astros Star

Go ‘Stros! Root for the Home Team with some super cute photos at the Astros Star Mural!  This is the perfect addition to your Instagram feed for baseball season.  While there are several Astros murals in town, this is definitely one of our favorites.

One thing about Houston is we love our Astros!  Get some Houstonian points by snagging a photo with this iconic piece of art!

🎨 Artist: Robynn Sanders

📍321 W. 19th Street Houston, TX

You can find this adorable and inspirational flower mural at Favor the Kind.  We love this mural and its message.  Be sure to take a moment to shop around at Favor the Kind, find a cute outfit, and have your very own fashion shoot!  

🎨 Artist : Tyler Kay

📍642 Yale St. Houston, Texas

More Stuff to Do in The Heights

While you’re brightening up your feed at these Insta-worthy murals in The Heights, be sure to download the UNATION app (iPhone/Google Play) to check out some of our favorite restaurants, coffee shops, and more in your area as well as the latest news on all the Houston events!

Be sure to also follow us on our Instagram and Facebook pages, we love sharing #StuffToDoInHouston and we love seeing your pictures when you tag us!

Abby Hopkins

Abby Hopkins

Abby is a blogger for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Austin area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinAustin on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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