Two artful structures poised to come down this weekend

February 6, 2015 7:45 PM

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The Flower Man's House isn't the only artful structure disappearing from Houston's landscape this weekend. Patrick Renner's colorful "Funnel Tunnel," which has lighted up the 1900 block of Montrose Boulevard since August 2013, is headed to Poydras Street in New Orleans.

The 180-foot sculpture of reclaimed wood on a steel frame was commissioned by Art League Houston. "The idea was always for it to be temporary, even though a lot of people - including the mayor - wanted it to be permanent," league director Michael Peranteau said. "Several other cities wanted it. New ...

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