The 7 Best-Looking High Schools in Houston
The end of the school year is rapidly approaching, and for seniors it means they'll never have to step inside their high schools again if they don't want to.
Most high schools, especially ones built fairly recently, are generic and blah.
But Houston has some that can make you appreciate their architecture. Here are seven.
Photos by Abrahan Garza
Definitely one of the most distinctive schools in town, this art deco beauty has a huge map of Texas engraved on its wall. (And if it's technically not art deco, we don't want to hear about it.)
Its big moment in the sun -- starring in the Bill Murray classic Rushmore -- was somewhat dimmed because the River Oaks building was ghetto'd up to look like a dilapidated inner-city school.
The palm trees, or whatever they are, make a nice addition.
5. Wheatley High
High schools don't have to be classic to shine. The geometric playfulness of Wheatley gives it a distinctive look.
4. Milby High
Then again, there's nothing wrong with the classics.