Docomomo US Tour Day 2022

Hidden in Plain Sight: An Appreciation of Mid-Century Architecture in Downtown Lake Jackson. Saturday, October 8th, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM.  Alden B. Dow Office Museum, 101 S. Parking Place, Lake Jackson, TX 77566

Houston MOD in collaboration with the Lake Jackson Historical Association invites the public for a walking tour of mid-century architecture in downtown Lake Jackson. The tour will begin at 10:30 AM at the Alden B. Dow Office Museum with a presentation by Marty Merritt, local architectural historian and Houston MOD board member.

Following the presentation, Mr. Merritt will lead a walking tour through downtown, discussing the history and architecture of historic buildings constructed in the mid-twentieth century. The tour will take approximately 35-45 minutes.

The tour will conclude at the Lake Jackson Historical Museum where guests are encouraged to take a self-guided tour.

Admission is $5 per person. Tickets available HERE

The event is part of Docomomo US Tour Day, an annual celebration of modern architecture and design where participants across the country simultaneously tour local modern sites. Tour Day includes over 50 tours in over 30 cities hosted by Docomomo US regional chapters and friend organizations. This year’s thematic focus is Shopping Malls.