From until artist Scott Swoveland's colorful murals outside Montrose gay bar Mary's showed off the neighborhood's vibrant reputation as an LGBT redoubt. It closed for good in due to unpaid rent and with it went the murals. People who have just moved to the city probably don't even know about the building's colorful past as a cultural anchor. Click through the slideshow above to see what the mural looked like over the years
How a gay-friendly country sports bar is thriving in Montrose
Montrose is an area located in west-central Houston , Texas , United States and is one of the city's major cultural areas. Montrose is a 7. Neartown has many of Houston's oldest neighborhoods.
Planning to spend a night in Houston? You will surely have a fun time with the number of bars, lounges, and party places in Montrose, which is considered as one of the best places to live in the United States. The neighborhood is friendly and warm and at night, flickering lights fill up the outskirts as bars and nighttime spots offer the best ways to unwind with friends.