TMO Leaders Win Fight Against Blight in Southwest Houston

Neighborhood Development
Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 23:00

TMO Leaders Win Fight Against Blight in Southwest Houston

“The roar of a bulldozer will prompt a celebration in an Alief neighborhood whose residents have waged a four-year battle to get rid of an abandoned, burned-out condominium complex….The Metropolitan Organization of Houston, along with determined neighbors, thought the disintegrating structure was so dangerous that the city of Houston should spend money to bulldoze the darn thing, but legal and budgetary impediments precluded quick action….. The machinery, which will demolish the public nuisance known as the Winfield I, represents a triumph…”

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