Farewell, YWCA on Waugh Near the Heights

Remember when the YWCA on Waugh just below the Heights looked like this?

Farewell, YWCA on Waugh Near the Heights

Now it looks like this:

Farewell, YWCA on Waugh Near the Heights
Jason Ezer via Swamplot

Actually, it's all but gone now.

Swamplot reader Jason Ezer sent in photos of the teardown to the real estate site, which noted the design of that Y had been an award-winning piece of post-modernism designed by Taft Architects.

It lasted almost 30 years before becoming obsolete, which might be some sort of record for Houston.

Farewell, YWCA on Waugh Near the Heights
Jason Ezer via Swamplot

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