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Wings over Water sculpture in front of George R. Brown Convention Center
The Wings Over Water sculpture has been installed in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center in time for the Super Bowl. Photo by Micahl Wycoff
Super Bowl mascot in Discovery Green
Super Bowl LI mascot has a home at Discovery Green. Photo by Micahl Wycoff
Horse drawn carriage in front of George R Brown Convention Center for Super Bowl kickoff
A horse drawn carriage clips clops in front of the newly spiffed up George R. Brown Convention Cente.r Photo courtesy of Houston First
Fireworks over George R Brown Convention Center for Super Bowl 51 day kickoff
Fireworks over the George R. Brown Convention Center heralded the changes that have taken place in the area in anticipation of Super Bowl LI. Photo by Micahl Wycoff
Super Bowl flip switch for George R Brown art sculpture
Houston Super Bowl Host Committee CEO Sallie Sargent, in red, looks on as Houston FIrst and City of Houston officials flip a switch to bathe the George R. Brown Convention Center in red. Photo by Micahl Wycoff
Wings over Water sculpture in front of George R. Brown Convention Center
At night, the Wings Over Water sculpture in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center takes on a different look. Photo by Clifford Pugh