Mayor Turner to Launch City’s 2nd Demolition Day

MAYOR TURNER to LAUNCH 2nd “DEMOLITION DAY”

Year-round initiative targets dangerous abandoned buildings
WHAT:

On Saturday, July 20, Mayor Sylvester Turner will launch the city’s second round of dangerous building demolitions. The mayor will be joined by city council members, the Department of Neighborhoods and community representatives. The demolitions are part of Mayor Turner’s continuing year-round initiative to eradicate blight to make neighborhoods safer and cleaner and improve quality of life for Houston residents.

On Demolition Day, 15 dangerous abandoned buildings will be demolished, including a dilapidated residential building in the Second Ward neighborhood of Council District H at 115 Milby Street.

Approximately 46 dangerous structures will be torn down over the next several months in City Council Districts B, D, H, I and K. The demolitions will be carried out by city contractors with support from Department of neighborhoods abatement crews and by property owners in compliance with official demolition orders.
WHEN:

Saturday, July 20, 2019
9 a.m.
WHERE:

115 Milby Street, Houston, TX 77003
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

City of Houston demolitions are administered by the Department of Neighborhoods. For more information, call 832-393-0832.
Contact:
Alan Bernstein
Director of Communications
Office: 832.393.0800
Mobile: 832.943.9835
A (mailto:alan.bernstein@houstontx.gov) lan.Bernstein@houstontx.gov (mailto:alan.bernstein@houstontx.gov)

Mary Benton
Deputy Director of Communications / Press Secretary
Office: 832.393.0830
Mobile: 713.208.6229
Mary.Benton (mailto:mary.benton@houstontx.gov) @houstontx.gov (mailto:mary.benton@houstontx.gov)

Tejal Patel
Deputy Press Secretary
Office: 832.393.0808
Mobile: 832.459.9706
Tejal.Patel (mailto:tejal.patel@houstontx.gov) @houstontx.gov (mailto:tejal.patel@houstontx.gov)

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