Gallery: Demolition crews raze Montrose-Westheimer corner

Crews were clearing the 1000 block of Westheimer Road on March 30. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)
Crews were clearing the 1000 block of Westheimer Road on March 30. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)

Crews were clearing the 1000 block of Westheimer Road on March 30. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Crews were clearing the 1000 block of Westheimer Road on March 30. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Crews were clearing the 1000 block of Westheimer Road on March 30. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Crews were clearing the 1000 block of Westheimer Road on March 30. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Crews were clearing the 1000 block of Westheimer Road on March 30. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Crews were clearing the 1000 block of Westheimer Road on March 30. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The adjacent property, formerly a Kroger grocery store, is also expected to be demolished for a separate development. (Hunter Marrow/Community Impact Newspaper)
The demolition of a nearly 3-acre shopping center at the corner of Montrose Boulevard and Westheimer Road is underway as international developer Skanska prepares the site for a potential mixed-use project.

Demolition permits for the site at 1001 Westheimer Road, Houston, were secured March 26, according to city of Houston records.


The shopping center formerly held a longtime Half Price Books location, a Spec's liquor store and Chinese restaurant 369 Oriental Bistro, among other tenants. A SignatureCare Emergency Center located there has relocated to 3209 Montrose Blvd., Houston.

The adjacent Kroger shopping center at 3300 Montrose Blvd., Houston,was shuttered in November. The site was purchased by a Georgia-based developer, according to Realty News Report, and may also be due for a demolition.

Skanska has not announced detailed plans for the Westheimer shopping center site.
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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