Resource Library

Looking for information about your Houston neighborhood?
Want to peruse a back issue of Architectural Digest or This Old House Magazine?
Need to thumb through books for ideas on remodeling or incorporating salvaged materials into your home?
Come visit the Catherine Cage Bruns Resource Library located inside the Historic Houston offices. The Resource Library provides information on local and regional architecture as well as information about Houston’s neighborhoods and various resources on remodeling and renovating older buildings.

Hours of operation:

Wednesday & Saturday 10am-4pm
*or by scheduled appointment
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The resource library accepts donations of architectural books, magazines, photographs, neighborhood and civic club information. Monetary donations are also encouraged to help Historic Houston build the resource library and further educate our community. Please check

Historic Houston also maintains a wish list on Amazon.com. CLICK HERE to visit our Amazon Wish List.

NEW TITLES in the CCB Library:
“Unbuilding: Salvaging the Architectural Treasures of Unwanted Houses.”
by Bob Falk & Brad Guy
“Traditional Construction Patterns: Design & Detail Rules of Thumb”
by Stephen A. Mouzon
“How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They’re Built”
by Stewart Brand