Here’s this morning’s view of the former Corporate Plaza site, now sans the skeletal midrise that spent much of MayÂ wastingÂ away. Standing at the edge of the rubbleÂ is the Texas Direct Auto billboard, visible here from itsÂ non-dayglo-yellow backsideÂ above the cluster of excavators picking over the last of the former midrise. On the left (at the corner of Kirby and 59) is the separately-owned Shell service station property, boxed in by the increasingly empty lot throughout the entire demo spectacle.
The almost-vacant site of the former office-buildings-slash-restaurant-strip complexÂ sits across Kirby from Indian-French-American-paleo-diet fusion restaurant Ruggles Black, which blocksÂ casually risquÃ©Â sports barÂ Twin Peaks from Kirby-side exposure withÂ assistsÂ fromÂ Allegiance Bank, the former Cafe Japon building, and Taco Cabana.Â
- Previously on Swamplot:Â Excavators Scavenging Today Around Skeletonized Corporate Plaza I MidriseDemo Crew Takes a Little Off the Top, Shears Sides of Corporate Plaza I Midrise;Â Long Drawn-Out Breakup of Corporate Plaza Nearing Final Stages at Kirby and 59;Â Watch Corporate Plaza Fail to Demolish Its Demo Crew with Surprise Garage Collapse;Â Shredding of Corporate Plazaâ€™s Parking Garage Now In Progress on Kirby Dr.; Sweeping Up the Crumbs at the Former Home of Miyako, Red Onion, and Madras Pavilion; Demo Crew Now Chewing Through Former Miyako, Red Onion, Madras Pavilion Office Complex on Kirby at Norfolk