01. Architecture & Planning Research Collection
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing velee@Central.UH.EDU.
Scope and Contents The Transco Tower Waterwall Drawings consist of one set of twelve drawings used during the 1984 planning and construction of the Transco Waterwall in Houston's Galleria District. The drawings are described at the item-level.
Scope and Contents Comprised of a Project File and a Subject File, materials in the collection date from 1894-1957 and include project blueprints, correspondence, financials, reports, maps, and field notes. Project File materials document Waldo's professional activities, ranging from construction and site planning to worksite and employee management. These materials document major projects, such as the Beaumont, Sour Lake, and Western Railway and the layout of Rice University, and smaller projects, such as the...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal and professional records of John Zemanek, F.A.I.A., including personal and professional correspondence, lecture notes, architectural drawings, photographs, and the materials for his memoir, "Being . . . Becoming: An Acorn is to Become an Oak" (2015).This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections' Architecture & Planning curator Vince Lee by emailing...
Scope and Contents This one-volume book of plat maps for Harris County, Texas by the Zingery Map Company provides a detailed view of land use in Houston and Harris County at the end of the 1960s. It is useful because it is indexed by street, subdivision, and survey and abstract number. The book was issued in late 1968 but contains maps revised through 1970. It covers the entire county in one volume because the maps were reproduced at relatively small scale. Its users were advised to contact the map company to...
Overview The Gary Zvonkovic Architecture Photographic Records consist of business records of Gary Zvonkovic and includes film negatives, transparencies, and prints, as well as books and some project files.