Shell Pipe Line Co. Buildings

5521 Gasmer Street
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David Haid, a Chicago architect and notable “disciple” of Mies van der Rohe, worked with the Cowell & (Hugo V.) Neuhaus firm in the early 1960s. These small, steel-framed buildings were built for Shell Oil in southwest Houston, near Westbury High School, just off of South Post Oak Road. The area is now gated and fenced off so if you plan to visit, expect only a view from the car. To laypeople, Haid is probably most well known for being one of the architects of the Ben Rose House, an iconic mid-century modern house used in the film, “Ferris Bueller`s Day Off”.