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Broadway

Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Street has impressive buildings one block, auto body shops the next

While there are some lovely homes and buildings to see here, a drive down this street balances the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
katie77iris
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United States
Makes a great Drive

The interesting and varied architecture makes this a great drive when there isn't much traffic... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
jball0u
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Amoret, Missouri
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The historic area of Galveston noted for its beautiful old buildings
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While there are some lovely homes and buildings to see here, a drive down this street balances the nice with the ugly...lots of gas stations, auto shops etc. The traffic mid afternoon does not lend for easy sightseeing here.

Thank katie77iris
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The interesting and varied architecture makes this a great drive when there isn't much traffic. Many of the houses and buildings are amazing.

Thank jball0u
Reviewed 9 February 2017

After learning some of the fantastice history of this great city, a trip down broadway will be more appreciated. Many homes and features of Galveston can go unnoticed if our don't have the historical background, so visit a couple of the mansions or museums before...More

1  Thank NORMAN B
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The homes along Broadway are breathtaking. It's a visit to the past. If you love architecture and design of homes, don't miss it.

Thank Yodatravel
Reviewed 1 January 2017

There are several mansion one can visit. Most of the furnishings are original. They have some nice quality items in the souvenir areas of the mansions.

Thank Nrskdd
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Once I wanted to do a photo essay on this street. Then I had a close look: Pretty awful. Auto repair, auto parts, air conditioning repair, bakery, liquor store, gas station, "convenience" store, miscellaneous retail places in really worn out buildings. Wash, rinse, repeat. Shrubbery...More

1  Thank danny w
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Wonderful street to drive down slowly and see great statues, fabulous gingerbread architecture on elegant homes, and tacky strokes of more contemporary times.

1  Thank Wretch
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The entrance of Galveston is Broadway St but also the poor neighborhoods of Galveston. The beauty starts at the statue on 25th street. Mansions, Victorian era homes and meets the ocean at the sea wall.

Thank wick1979
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed driving on this street and admiring the architecture and beauty of the large luxurious historic homes on this street. Beautifully landscaped too.

1  Thank Heather M
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a historical street with mixed messages. You have some grand old homes and some rundown buildings. Some residential buildings and some commercial properties. Some properties in pristine condition and some make you lock your doors.

1  Thank Lisa B
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