Houston Deco: Houston's Modernistic Architecture
University of Houston
Completed: 1939
Architect: Lamar Q. Cato

The first two buildings on the present University of Houston campus were designed in complementary modernistic styles. They originally faced each other across a reflecting pool designed by landscape architects Hare & Hare.

above | façade, Roy G. Cullen Memorial, 2007
detail (top) | tower, Roy G. Cullen Memorial, 2007
detail (upper center) | cornerstone, Roy G. Cullen Memorial, 2006
detail (lower center) | entrance, Science Building, 2006
detail (bottom) | light fixture, Science Building, 2006

Photo by Jim Parsons
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