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The Melrose Building: Rehabilitation of a Modern Houston Landmark

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The Melrose Building: Rehabilitation of a Modern Houston Landmark

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The skyline of downtown Houston is an ever-evolving mixture of buildings spanning the 20th and 21st centuries. As modernist architecture began to appear in the city, the 1952 Melrose Building – completed in the same year as the Gulf freeway – was Houston’s first office tower to fully exhibit the International Style. Now this modern landmark is undergoing rehabilitation for reuse as a hotel. For this Building Arts Lecture, Anna Mod will discuss the Melrose Building’s rehabilitation and the advent of the International Style in Houston.

Presented by Anna Mod

Details

Start:
August 24, 2016 @ 11:00 pm
End:
August 25, 2016 @ 12:00 am
Cost:
Free – $5
Event Category:
Website:
https://aiahouston.org/v/event-detail/The-Melrose-Building-Rehabilitation-of-a-Modern/v3/

Organizer

AIA Houston
Phone:
(713) 520-0155

Venue

The Heritage Society Tea Room
1100 Bagby St
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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