EXHIBITION 4 - Public Education
The Houston Public Library sponsored a series of Programs and small publications on a range of themes, reaching a broad demographic..
These were both to raise awareness in the community, and advance consideration of the City as it was redefining itself. We were so bold as to posit 'Signs' as part of the urban landscape, and suggest that Houston had celebrated an Hispannic heritage.(refer also to EXHIBITION 2 - Women in American Architecture, using the venue, but seperately organized.)
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AC Finn was the architect of the Gulf (Oil) Building, marking Houston as a home for the petroleum industry, and one of the first "skyscrapers".
The Julia Ideson Building (the original Central Library) was itself in the style.