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On 6/4/2018 at 0:15 PM, terra002 said:

 

I checked on friday, they had tomatillos.

 

Ok back on subject, what is the news with this building.  Residiential is great for this area.  

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I have an idea. Wash it all down, invite people people to spray it, like the factory just off 45 to the south, and then when every part of it is covered with whatever the artists' want, then glass facade it up. It'd be a great historical object. 

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Why not get Christo to wrap it, as an artwork.

Monolith to the twentieth century excess.

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The entire building should just have murals on it.That would look pretty sweet. Either way I hope they don't tear it down. Abandoned or not we still needs as many buildings as possible in the city.

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8 hours ago, Elseed said:

The entire building should just have murals on it.That would look pretty sweet. Either way I hope they don't tear it down. Abandoned or not we still needs as many buildings as possible in the city.

 

Insteadc the put the multistory sky dancers on another building. 

 

 

I’d be down for letting the building become Houston’s version of 5 Pointz or Graffiti Park. Let Gonzo247 & other local artists go wild with the entire building as their canvas. 

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Turn it into a giant climbing structure?!  Would be pretty neat I assume for rock climbers?  All the while it would provide for a use while the economics of either demolishing it, or renovating becomes favorable.  Besides 2 working elevators (not sure code would allow just 1?), and some minimal restrooms/lockers, you’d be able to maybe carve out some parkour areas too?  Within the lower floors?

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On 4/12/2019 at 3:44 PM, htownbro said:

any news on this dreadful building 

There's new graffiti on the Northern side of it

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On 4/17/2019 at 12:02 PM, cspwal said:

There's new graffiti on the Northern side of it

 

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With all of the rain this Spring, they've been pumping water out of the garage entrance on Main almost every day. I wonder how bad the structure is with all of that water. It can't be a good thing.

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Clearly the building still isn't secured maybe they need some more COH violations to force a sale.

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Saw a water hose pumping water out of it this morning while biking up Travis St.

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How is this not on the yearly list of eyesores needing to be demolished by the COH? If they're pumping water every time it rains, the structure has to be dangerous to the public. I guess we have to wait for something bad to happen to a pedestrian before the city will do anything. 

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34 minutes ago, j_cuevas713 said:

I guess we have to wait for something bad to happen to a pedestrian before the city will do anything. 

or someone driving by

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In this context, is "REMUV" really graffiti?

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On 5/15/2019 at 1:30 PM, mollusk said:

In this context, is "REMUV" really graffiti?

It would be great if "REMUV" was on the drawings for a demolition contract. 😊 I've wondered for sometime if this thread should be merged with the 801 St. Joseph Parkway thread in Crater Houston Alliance. Maybe that's just wishful thinking on my part.

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