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The Flower Tower

A project in Houston, TX by Phillip Pyle, II

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An 18 foot tall sculpture of bicycles and flower baskets paying homage to Cleveland "Flower Man" Turner.
Backers: 100
Average Pledge Per Backer: $143

Funded: $14,270 of $35,000
Dates: Jul 13th -> Aug 22nd (40 days)
Project By: Phillip Pyle, II
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Latest News

14 Hours left!

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We are a tad short :( of the goal, but I am so appreciative for everyone that has backed this project, told their frineds and gave praise. Please subscribe for more updates on the Flower Tower.  Thank you all again, and I will not forget each and... (Read More)

Only hours remain

August 19th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

I wrote an essay in the Houston Chronicle about the Flower Man!

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Here is the link: Essay: Why Third Ward’s Flower Man still matters   (Read More)

10 days left!!!

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We are 10 days from the deadline!! Thank you so much to the backers, I will keep you involved no matter the outcome of the fundraiser. Look out for an op-ed this weekend (fingers crossed) in the Houston Chronicle about the Flower Man and the project... (Read More)

20 Days Remaining!

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all for supporting the project. We now have just 20 days left. Please share far and wide and hopefully we can make that goal.  On August 20th, Terri Ham, owner of Kindred Stories has planned a last minute fundraiser for the Flower Tower.... (Read More)

27 Days to Go

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to everyone that has backed the Flower Tower. We have 27 days left to fundraise so PLEASE share the project with family and friends or anyone that loves pubic art.  Cleveland "Flower Man" Turner in his home 2011. Photo by Ed Schipul  (Read More)

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