Official Name of the Facility
The Federal Detention Center, Houston, also known as FDC Houston, is a United States federal prison in Downtown Houston, Texas. It holds male and female inmates prior to and during court proceedings, as well an inmates serving short sentences. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice. The facility, opened in October 1999 and has space for 1,118 prisoners. The eleven story facility serves people awaiting trial in the Southern District of Texas.
1200 Texas Avenue Houston, TX 77002