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The Rothko Chapel, Houston

The Rothko Chapel - Houston, Texas
The Rothko Chapel
3900 Yupon Street, Houston, TX 77006Map
+1 713 524 9839
Neighborhood: Montrose/Museum District
Overview

The vision of philanthropists, John and Dominique de Menil, The Rothko Chapel is a block away from the extraordinary art museum, The Menil Collection. The abstract expressionist Mark Rothko created 14 immense paintings for the sacred space, and the meditative aura that resulted is the true definition of tranquility. Renowned architect, Phillip Johnson, along with Houston's own Howard Barnstone and Eugene Aubrey designed the octagonal brick structure that overlooks Barnett Newman's sculptural tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Free to all and open to people of all beliefs, the independent site made it to the official National Register of Historic Places.

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The Rothko Chapel General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
  • Nearest Train: Wheeler Station Northbound
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