the flower man's house

artist: cleveland turner / AKA "the flower man" (1935 - 2013)
built: 2003 - 2013
where: houston, texas
status: no longer extant; the flower man's house was demolished on February 7, 2015.
flower man web info
newspaper article on the 2015 demolition of the flower man's house
magazine article on the 2015 demolition of the flower man's house

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


photos of Flower Man Day (and house demolition) on Flickr

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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