Saturday, June 25, 2016

All boarded-up on Richmond at Woodhead in time for the grand opening of the Big Tex Storage Box

As the massive Big Tex storage-space rental facility nears structural completion next to King Cole on the corner of Woodhead, more signs of urban decay are blightening the neighborhood on this stretch of Richmond Ave.



Former cierra store space now boarded up 


Retail space on Woodhead at Richmond 

Vintage red-brick multi-unit rental property also boarded up 

Front porch accumulation 
Decommissioned older red-brick apartment buildings across from new Big Tex construction 
Verdant foliage no longer blocks view of former site of abandoned Shell gas station lined by trees that were
cut down to make room for this structure

Below: Archival pics of  Big Tex site prior and during demolition of Shell Gas Station 





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