Ideson, Julia, Building (NRIS 77001447)

Address: 500 McKinney St., Houston, Texas. County/parish: Harris.

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places November 23, 1977.

From Wikipedia:

Julia Ideson Building
The Julia Ideson Building is a Houston Public Library facility in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States. It is named for Julia Bedford Ideson, the first Head Librarian of the Houston Public Libraries, who served in that role for forty years.The building, with Spanish Renaissance architecture, is part of the Central Library; it houses the archives, manuscripts, and the Texas and Local History Department. The Houston Metropolitan Research Center is located in the building. (read more...)


  • Cram, Ralph Adams

Architectural styles:

  • Late 19Th And 20Th Century Revivals
  • Other

National Park Service documentation: