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WASHINGTON AVENUE ARTS DISTRICT

About the District
Texas’ largest creative community

The Washington Avenue Arts District is a state recognized cultural district in Houston. Already the District is home to several converted warehouse studio buildings. This complex houses over 300 studios of artists and creative entrepreneurs, as well as vast amounts of exhibition and event space. Because of this unique congregation of creative space, the District boasts what is believed to be the highest concentration of working artists in the United States!

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