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Where’s the Book on My House? How to Research Historic Properties

  • Julia Ideson Building 550 McKinney Street Houston, TX, 77002 United States (map)

Curious about your home’s history? Don’t know where to start? The Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC - a special collection branch of the Houston Public Library) Architectural Archivist will give a basic overview of how to research a historic property, highlighting useful resources in HMRC collections. This program includes a tour of the Texas Room to introduce the public to our collections and how to access them through the reference desk. Parking is available under the Central Library building, with entry on Lamar Street. For questions, please contact HMRC at or 832-393-1662.

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