Capture One Houston's Architectural Treasures
Members: Join us at our April Capture Crawl, for a tour of the historic Julia Ideson Building! Formerly Houston Public Library’s “Central” Branch, the Julia Ideson Building is a beautiful Spanish Renaissance Revival (Plateresque)-style building in the heart of downtown.
Capture Crawl attendees will learn about the history and use of the building, the renovations and additions, as well as the significance of its art and architecture.
Inside the Ideson, The Houston Metropolitan Research Center boasts a valuable collection, including 4.5 million photographic images of historic events and everyday life in Houston and the area, 150,000 sets of architectural drawings from more than 250 architects, 7,000 volumes of rare children’s books, 12,000 volumes of rare books and 3,000 rare pamphlets in the John Milsaps collection.
Come explore one of Houston’s architectural treasures!
For more information, visit Houston Metropolitan Research Center at the Julia Ideson Building.
Note: Parking Entrance to underground parking garage is on Lamar side below the Central Library. Parking is $2.00/hour or click here for Houston’s downtown parking information.
A final update email will be sent later that afternoon to those who have registered.