On the growing list of things getting dressedÂ upÂ for the Super Bowl: this Red Line light-rail train, caught above at the corner of Main and Franklin streets this afternoon wearing aÂ shinyÂ new red-and-stadium-colored suit.Â Buildings around the Discovery Green and George R. Brown Convention CenterÂ complex have also been getting advertising wraps draped in placeÂ in the past week or 2, as have a few other buildings around town (including the BBVA CompassÂ building near the Galleria). Across the intersection, a reader also notedÂ the installation of new security cameras at the Islamic Da’wah Center, founded after former Rocket Hakeem Olajuwon boughtÂ the 1928Â former Houston NationalÂ Bank building in 1994:
That’s the Aris Market Square tower visible in construction blue-and-yellow over the building’s right shoulder, in the shot above facing south; the Chase Tower is to the right of it.
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Photos: Christine Wilson