Michael Stravato for The New York Times
John Milkovisch spent twenty years emptying 50,000 beer cans and recycling them into cladding for his house and workshop, using the tops for a clever sun-shading system. It opens this weekend as Houston's latest tourist attraction. A quote from Mr. Milkovisch is on a wall: "They say every man should leave something to be remembered by. At least I accomplished that goal."
An art patron explains why Houston is home to so many zany houses: "One good thing about not having any zoning is you can do stuff." ::New York Times