Monday, January 14, 2013
Oswald’s former apartment in Oak Cliff finally demolished
The rundown building went down easily.
OAK CLIFF Monday morning just before 8:30, 600 Elsbeth finally met its end. According to a report by Roy Appleton of The Dallas Morning News, crews took down the dilapidated apartment that Lee Harvey Oswald once lived in after years of dispute.
According to the AP, the apartment was mentioned in the Warren Commission report, an analysis and investigation on the president's death which states that Oswald acted alone in the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
More from Appleton about 600 Elsbeth:
Demolition of the former Elsbeth Court Apartments, where accused presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald and his family briefly lived, won’t take long.
The demo pilot began with the ground floor Oswald apartment No. 2, his loader bucket swatting bricks off the browned wooden walls and slashing with ease into the two-story structure.
The property has been owned by Jane Bryant since 2007, who battled City Hall to keep it standing even though it's been vacant for years and out of compliance with city codes.
You may have been one of the
lucky impulsive few to nab a stinky old bathtub or a brick from the building.
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