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LBJ Library and Museum Plaza and the Lady Bird Johnson Center

A new look at the LBJ Library!

Welcome to the LBJ Library and Museum Plaza and the Lady Bird Johnson Center which were officially dedicated on November 13th. Members of the Johnson family, U. S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, William Powers, president of The University of Texas at Austin, Library Director Mark Updegrove, and Larry Temple, president of the LBJ Foundation, along with friends and staff, made the dedication official.

The original plaza which was constructed from slabs of travertine and terrazzo was plagued with leaks and has been redesigned with granite pavers and planters filled with native Texas trees and plants. This entrance to the Library and the Lady Bird Johnson Center highlights the library’s mission as a center for learning and the Johnson’s emphasis on learning.

The Plaza is now a tribute to Lady Bird Johnson who is remembered as an advocate of education, a champion of the environment, and a person of charm and grace. This renovation includes repairs to the Library building, the auditorium, and the creation of classrooms with state-of-the-art technology.

LBJ Library and Museum Plaza

LBJ Library and Museum Plaza and the Lady Bird Johnson Center

LBJ Library and Museum Plaza and the Lady Bird Johnson Center

LBJ Library and Museum Plaza

LBJ Library and Museum Plaza

LBJ Library and Museum Plaza

LBJ Library and Museum Plaza

LBJ Library and Museum Plaza

Mark Updegrove

LBJ Library and Museum Plaza and the Lady Bird Johnson Center

LBJ Library and Museum Plaza and the Lady Bird Johnson Center

LBJ Library and Museum Plaza and the Lady Bird Johnson Center

LBJ Library and Museum Plaza and the Lady Bird Johnson Center