Garden Oaks, Independence Heights areas lead Houston's demolition activity in 2019

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More than 2,000 demolition permits were issued in 2019 in the city of Houston. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)

More than 2,000 demolition permits were issued in 2019 in the city of Houston. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)

ZIP code 77018—home to Garden Oaks, Oak Forest, Independence Heights and other neighborhoods associated with the Greater Heights area of Houston—was the city's most frequent target for demolition permits in 2019, city records show.

More than 2,000 demolition permits were issued by the city in 2019, with about half of all permits going to 10 ZIP codes: 77004, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77018, 77019, 77025, 77055 and 77096.




The demolitions include a mix of commercial as well as residential projects. Explore the map to see demolition permit details across the city of Houston.
By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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