Sad, isn’t it? And see the marquee, now lying forlornly on the grass? Here’s its fate:
I wish I’d gotten a shot of the blowtorch in action, because its flame was most impressive, but alas I missed it.
One more picture:
I hadn’t really noticed the palm trees before the demolition, but they’re pretty obvious now. I can’t imagine they’ll still be there when the eventual high rise gets built, but maybe they were saved from the bulldozer to be moved elsewhere. If that’s even possible, that is. I’ll keep an eye on them.
UPDATE: Drove past it this morning, and the sign was gone. If that’s not Houston in a nutshell, I don’t know what is.