20 Years of Excellence

3701 W. Alabama Street, Houston, Texas
at the corner of Timmons near Greenway Plaza (one mile east of the Galleria)
713-627-8200

Old Classic Houston Photographs

Choose your favorite historical Houston photographs from an unbelievably large vintage library depicting scenes and events of Houston, Texas from the late 1800s to the 1980s. We have amazing pictures of downtown Houston in the early 1900s, photos of the Houston Astrodome under construction in 1964, the Houston ship channel, Houston industrial photos and many, many more old images.

Each and every photo is available in a variety of sizes, produced from the original negative, and may be custom framed to complement your office or home decor. What a great way to recall the old days of the nation’s 4th largest city!

Black and White photos are available in the following sizes: 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 11" x 14", 16" x 20", and 20" x 24". Orders may be placed by contacting us via email, telephone or in person.

Click the samples below to see larger versions.

PRINT SIZE 5 X 7 8 X 10 11 X 14 16 X 20 20 X 24
Vintage Houston PRINT PRICES
Print on Paper $13 $18 $25 $35 $50
Processing $20 $20 $20 $20 $20
Stretched Canvas Print $98 $113 $133 $192 $253
Vintage Houston STARTING PRICES for FRAMING
Black frame with no mat no minimum $59 $73 $96 $167
increments of 5 $28 $38
Black frame with single mat no minimum $99 $128 $148 $182 $216
increments of 5 $44 $57 $82 $182 $216
All amounts are each. Framing prices are in addition to the print.
Domestic shipping flat prints* $20
* may be avoided if picked upon in our showroom.
Vintage Houston Prints are not stocked; they are produced as order is placed.
We are unable to take orders via our website. Please call us to order. 713-627-8200.
The Capitol Hotel, circa 1840s1. The Capitol Hotel, circa 1840s
MSS 1248-3335
Houston Public Library, HMRC
300 block of Main Street, 18562. 300 block of Main Street, 1856
MSS 0157-2535D
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Main Street, circa 18803. Main Street, circa 1880
MSS 0114-0817
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Main Street from Buffalo Bayou, circa 1890s4. Main Street from Buffalo Bayou, circa 1890s
MSS 0114-0687
Houston Public Library, HMRC
'Houston's Finest', Houston Police, circa 19005. “Houston’s Finest”, Houston Police, circa 1900
MSS 1248-3354
Houston Public Library, HMRC
City Hall (Chronicle bldg in background)6. City Hall (Chronicle bldg in background)
MSS 0157-0220
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Main Street looking South, circa 19107. Main Street looking South, circa 1910
MSS 0114-0685
Houston Public Library, HMRC
The Rice Hotel, circa 19108. The Rice Hotel, circa 1910
MSS 0114-0694
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Harris County Courthouse, circa 19159. Harris County Courthouse, circa 1915
MSS 1248-2080
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Travis & Congress looking north10. Travis & Congress looking north
MSS 0200-0309
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Travis & Congress looking south11. Travis & Congress looking south
MSS 0200-0318
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Texas Service Station #1, circa 191912. Texas Service Station #1, circa 1919
MSS 1248-2068
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Methodist Hospital, circa 191913. Methodist Hospital, circa 1919
RGD 0005-1031
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Abel Lease, Hull, Liberty County, Texas14. Abel Lease, Hull, Liberty County, Texas
MSS 0100-0455
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Howdy, Glad to Serve You15. Howdy, Glad to Serve You
MSS 0114-1323
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Warwick Hotel, 192616. Warwick Hotel, 1926
MSS 1248-3010
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Montrose Blvd. esplanade, 192817. Montrose Blvd. esplanade, 1928
MSS 0334-0872
Houston Public Library, HMRC
The Rice Hotel, circa 193018. The Rice Hotel, circa 1930
MSS 1248-2964
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Methodist Hospital, circa 193019. Methodist Hospital, circa 1930
MSS 1248-3234
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Memorial Hospital, circa 193320. Memorial Hospital, circa 1933
RGD 0005-1031
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Jefferson Davis Hospital on Memorial Drive21. Jefferson Davis Hospital on Memorial Drive
MSS 0019-0533
Houston Public Library, HMRC
San Jacinto Monument, 193822. San Jacinto Monument, 1938
MSS 0019-0626
Houston Public Library, HMRC
The Texas Rocket, 193823. The Texas Rocket, 1938
MSS 0334-1461
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Howard Hughes Parade after Round-the-World Flight, 193924. Howard Hughes Parade after Round-the-World Flight, 1939
MSS 0114-1079
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Hermann Nurses Home, circa 194125. Hermann Nurses Home, circa 1941
RGD 0005-1031
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Houston Country Club (inc. Bob Hope & Bing Crosby)26. Houston Country Club (inc. Bob Hope & Bing Crosby)
MSS 0334-0367
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Rice Institute, 194627. Rice Institute, 1946
MSS 1220-1091-14
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Baytown, 194928. Baytown, 1949
MSS 1220-1296-12
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Aerial of early Medical Center, 194929. Aerial of early Medical Center, 1949
MSS 1220-1246-7
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Aerial of Shamrock Hotel, 194930. Aerial of Shamrock Hotel, 1949
MSS 1220-1242-1
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Ship Channel, Downtown in Background, circa 1950s31. Ship Channel, Downtown in Background, circa 1950s
MSS 0087-2135
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Ship Channel Turning Basin32. Ship Channel Turning Basin
MSS 0200-0038
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Hermann Hospital, 195033. Hermann Hospital, 1950
MSS 0019-0536
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Houston International Airport, 195634. Houston International Airport, 1956
RGD 0006-1254
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Sheriff Buster Kern on trail ride35. Sheriff Buster Kern on trail ride
MSS 087-4923
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Aerial of Rice Institute with Statium, 195836. Aerial of Rice Institute with Statium, 1958
RGD 0006-0143
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Texas Medical Center looking NE37. Texas Medical Center looking NE
RGD 0006-1433
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Colt Stadium with hole dug for Astrodome in background38. Colt Stadium with hole dug for Astrodome in background
RGD 0006-0362
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Astrodome under construction, circa 196439. Astrodome under construction, circa 1964
RGD 0006-1216
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Interior Astrodome construction40. Interior Astrodome construction
RGD 0006-1225
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Barry Goldwater speaks at Colt Stadium41. Barry Goldwater speaks at Colt Stadium
RGD 0006-0987
Houston Public Library, HMRC
The Beatles in Houston, 196542. The Beatles in Houston, 1965
RGD 0006N-3A4
Houston Public Library, HMRC
University of Houston, 196543. University of Houston, 1965
RGD 0006-0137
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Mission Control, 196944. Mission Control, 1969
The Astrodome, circa 197045. The Astrodome, circa 1970
MSS 0157-0916
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Astrodome with Medical Center in background, 197746. Astrodome with Medical Center in background, 1977
MSS 0287
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Warwick Hotel with Downtown in background47. Warwick Hotel with Downtown in background
MSS 0287
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Union Station48. Union Station
MSS 0019-0923
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Majestic Theater49. Majestic Theater
MSS 0019-0947
Houston Public Library, HMRC
James Coney Island50. James Coney Island
MSS 0087-1933
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Turning Basin51. Turning Basin
MSS 0087-2135
Houston Public Library, HMRC
President Eisenhower52. President Eisenhower
MSS 0157-0225
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Kirby Theater53. Kirby Theater
MSS 0200-0128
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Metropolitan & Loew’s Theaters54. Metropolitan & Loew’s Theaters
MSS 0200-0177
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Carnegie Building 192355. Carnegie Building 1923
RGA 0013-2899
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Julia Ideson Building56. Julia Ideson Building
RGD 0005-f3079
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Texas Medical Center looking NE57. Texas Medical Center looking NE
RGD 0006-0327
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Goodyear Blimp “America”58. Goodyear Blimp “America”
RGD 0006-0981
Houston Public Library, HMRC
Hermann Park Railroad59. Hermann Park Railroad
RGD 0006-1830
Houston Public Library, HMRC