Officials with the historic Glenwood Cemetery on Washington Avenue celebrated the completion of a new visitor's center in November that is also meant to serve as a community gathering space.

Glenwood Cemetery, established in the early 1870s, serves as the final resting place of the businessman and philanthropist Howard Hughes; Robert Lee Blaffer, a co-founder of Humble Oil; and several members of the philanthropist Cullinan family, after whom Cullinan Park is named.

The new center, called the Center for Glenwood, was designed by Dillon Kyle Architects. It serves as the main gathering space for visitors, family and the community while also being used for genealogy research and receptions, according to Dec. 19 announcement from Glenwood.

Visitors can get a sweeping views of the grounds from the main gathering spaces through large glass windows. The center also features a bronze panel donor wall, an archives room, maps of the region, burial records and familial information of the interred.