Demolition of Richmond Apartments and Adjacent Structures To Begin

The SHSU Physical Plant reports [Oct. 25] that in preparation for the upcoming new residential facility and parking lot on the south campus, demolition of the former Richmond Apartments and nearby structures on SHSU property will begin "during the next 10 days":
Construction traffic including large trucks can be anticipated along Avenue J and Avenue I south of 21st street. Demolition work is projected to be completed by late February or earlier.
The Richmond Apartment One and Two complex was reportedly constructed in 1968 and consisted of 8 two-story garden-style apartment buildings: 83 rented units plus a 3-room leasing office. Amenities included a laundry facility and swimming pool and storage building(s). The demolition project includes nine brick structures, three wood structures, and four concrete slabs.


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