Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Great SW Building on corner of Austin St. and Texas

Surrounded by new construction and redevelopments,
the rehab-worthy Great Southwest Building, biding its time 
Great Southwest Building - Austin Street View (June 2017)
Great Southwest Building - Austin Street View (June 2017) 

1314 TEXAS AVE - PORTAL OF GREAT SOUTHWEST BUILDING
1314 TEXAS AVE - PORTAL OF THE GREAT SOUTHWEST BUILDING 
Irma's Great Southwest Grill
Irma's Great Southwest Grill 


Former Incarnation: Petroleum Building 
The Legacy of Joseph S. Cullinan (Petroleum Building in Houston)
The Legacy of Joseph S. Cullinan

SW Corner view with exterior fire escape 

Great SW Building - South Facade (Aug 2015 photo)
Great SW Building - South Facade (Aug 2015 photo) 
OLD BUILDINGS ON THE ADJOINING BLOCKS EAST AND SOUTH ARE NOW GONE

Demolition of make room for new residential development --> Alexan Downtown
(Aug 2015 photo of ground preparation) 

The Dry Goods Building was next in line to be torn down
See prior post --> Hogan Allnoch Dry Goods Building demolished 

Heavy demolition equipment on Block East of Great SW Building - Aug 2015 


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