Houston and Carbondale don’t seem to have much in common.
Houston boasts a population of 2.1 million, while Carbondale logs in at about 6,000.
Houston sits near the Gulf of Mexico, while Carbondale rests in the Rocky Mountains.
Houston is generally hot and muggy, while Carbondale is cool and dry.
Houston is home to a National Football League team, while Carbondale must rely on the Roaring Fork Rams for its football fix.
And, Houston probably has more yoga studios than Carbondale.
So, what’s one noticeable similarity between Houston and Carbondale? Come October, Carbondale’s soon-to-be roundabout at Highway 133 and Main Street will be graced with a 20-foot-tall James Surls sculpture, the 35-foot sister piece of which was installed at a prominent intersection in Houston’s Upper Kirby district earlier this month.
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