Chasing Perfection

Celebrating the life and legacy of architect John S. Chase

This exhibit is a program of the Houston Public Library. The exhibit is on view at the Julia Ideson Building and the African American Library at the Gregory School.

Opening Reception
Tuesday January 23
6 - 8pm

A free shuttle will run between the two exhibit venues from 6 - 8pm.
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January 23, 2018 - June 2, 2018
Julia Ideson Building & the African American Library
550 McKinney St
Houston, TX 77002
832-393-1529

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John Chase became the first licensed African American architect in Texas and is considered one of the most important African American architects of the 20th century. Chasing Perfection features architectural drawings, photographs, scrapbooks, and objects from John S. Chase's personal collection, as well as offers insight into the man who built an unparalleled legacy. 

This exhibit is a program of the Houston Public Library. All HPL programs are free of charge and open to the public.