Library: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at the Julia Ideson Building

Date: 5/5/2018, 6/2/2018, 7/7/2018, 8/4/2018, 9/1/2018, 10/6/2018, 11/3/2018, 12/1/2018, 1/5/2019, 2/2/2019, 3/2/2019, 4/6/2019

Time: 11:00AM - 12:00PM


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Julia Ideson Building Tour

Join us on the First Saturday of every month 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. Learn about the history and use of the building, the renovations and additions, as well as the significance of its art and architecture. Free one-hour tours of the Ideson Building begin at 11 a.m. at the reception desk in the lobby. Tours are available on a first come basis and are limited to 20 people. If you would like to schedule a tour for a group of 10 or more, please contact 832-393-1662.