Friends of the Texas RoomThe Friends of the Texas Room meets four times each year. The quarterly meetings are held on Monday evenings on the first floor of the Julia Ideson Building unless an alternative date and location are announced. The reception starts at 6:00 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7:00 p.m.

The Julia Ideson Building is located downtown at 500 McKinney Street. (See map below.) Free parking, validated at the meeting, is available in the underground parking garage under the Jones Library Building, which closes at 8:00 p.m. The underground parking is accessed from Lamar Avenue. Free parking is also available on the street after 6:00 p.m.

Monday, January 25, 2016
James Gast, AIA
"The Astrodome: Building an American Spectacle"

Monday, April 25, 2016
Mike Vance, Houston Arts and Media
"The History of Baseball in Houston"

Monday, July 25, 2016
Andy Smith, Ship Manager of the Battleship Texas
"Come on TEXAS"

Monday, October 24, 2016
Randall Riepe, former President and current Treasurer of the College Park Cemetery Association
"Restoring College Park Cemetery"


Map to Julia Ideson Building - 500 McKinney Street

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