“Better see the Telephone Museum while you can,” a tipster tells Swamplot. “Word is it’s sold.” But our tipster doesn’t know who the buyer of the Heights’ AT&T building is. The 3-story, 77,456-sq.-ft. structure at 1714 Ashland St.— it’s got a basement too — was put up for sale earlier this year for $3.1 million. It comes with 113 parking spaces on the 1.65 acre-lot, plus 55 spaces on a half-acre spot across the street. The museum is on the building’s second floor; the structure was built in 1957.
Update: The museum will be out of there by December 1st, Charlotte Aguilar reports.
- 1714 Ashland in the Heights [Commgate]
- The Doc Porter Museum of Telephone History Desperately Needs Your Help! [Houston Telephone Museum]
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