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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Central Administration and Glassell Junior School Building

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1994, Carlos Jiménez and Kendall/Heaton Associates. 5100 Montrose Blvd.

This two- and three-story, L-plan, limestone-faced building contains the administrative offices for the Museum of Fine Arts and the Glassell children's art school. Jiménez combined these unlike programs in a reserved and urbane building. Like the Glassell School across the street, Jiménez's building reinforces the urban potential of Montrose Boulevard by channeling urban space along its length.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Central Administration and Glassell Junior School Building", [Houston, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-HN41.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 342-342.

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