Downtown Houston Libraries, TX Photos

The Julia Ideson Public Library (1926), designed in Spanish Renaissance style by Ralph Adams Cram, is on the National Register. A modern extension, the Jesse H. Jones Building (1976) was designed by Seth Irvin Morris. Both sit on the square opposite Houston City Hall.

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Julia Ideson Public Library building. Houston, TX.Julia Ideson Public Library. Houston, TX.Doorway of Julia Ideson Public Library. Houston, TX.Spanish Renaissance details of Julia Ideson Public Library. Houston, TX.
Julia Ideson Public Library (1926) building. Houston, TX.Julia Ideson Public Library (1926). Houston, TX. Style: Spanish Renaissance. Architect: Ralph Adams Cram. On National Register.Doorway of Julia Ideson Public Library. Houston, TX.Spanish Renaissance details of Julia Ideson Public Library. Houston, TX.
Julia Ideson Public Library. Houston, TX.Library mural of first book drive by Ruth Pershing Uhler in stairwell of Public Library. Houston, TX.Jesse H. Jones Building of Houston Public Library. Houston, TX.Geometric Mouse, Scale X painted steel sculpture by Claes Oldenburg at Jones Building of Houston Public Library. Houston, TX.
Julia Ideson Public Library (1926). Houston, TX. Style: Spanish Renaissance. Architect: Ralph Adams Cram. On National Register.Library mural of first book drive by Ruth Pershing Uhler in stairwell of Public Library. Houston, TX.Jesse H. Jones Building (1976) of Houston Public Library. Houston, TX. Architect: Seth Irvin Morris.Geometric Mouse, Scale X painted steel sculpture (1971) by Claes Oldenburg at Jones Building of Houston Public Library. Houston, TX.
Geometric Mouse, Scale X painted steel sculpture by Claes Oldenburg at Jones Building of Houston Public Library. Houston, TX.


Geometric Mouse, Scale X painted steel sculpture (1971) by Claes Oldenburg at Jones Building of Houston Public Library. Houston, TX.



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