Art appreciation on the grounds of a pipe distributor? Sure, when it's Texas Pipe & Supply you're talking about, which maintains its own genuine public sculpture garden on the fringe of its Houston yard. The perfectly named Eclectic Menagerie Park began with a hippo statue, and it's grown pretty spectacularly since: The metal sculptures on site include an epic eagle, armadillo, spider, Stegosaurus, and old Snoopy of Peanuts fame in his pilot's seat. An impressive share of the mega-scale artwork on display derives from a Texas Pipe contractor, Ron Lee, who's managed to spin career as a sculptor off his welding work. Whether you stroll its grounds or simply admire the huge effigies from the road, there's no mistaking the Eclectic Menagerie.
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