the flower man's house

artist: cleveland turner / AKA "the flower man" (1935 - 2013)
built: 2003 - 2013
where: 2305 francis street, houston, texas
status: visible from the street / the flower man's house is in extreme disrepair and is scheduled to be demolished on February 7, 2015.
flower man web info
newspaper article on the scheduled demolition of the flower man's house
magazine article on the scheduled demolition of the flower man's house

NOTE: Cleveland Turner passed away on December 1, 2013 at the age of 78.


larger, higher resolution version of these photos on Flickr



Mr. Cleveland Turner
summer 2012



summer / fall 2012 visits










spring 2006 visit








spring 2004 visit








Cleveland along with Don, Mike, & Randy
(from the PBS series "Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations")



the flower man's previous house in the third ward, houston
(late 1980s - 1990s)







all photos copyright Lawrence Harris


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