Goodbye, Bellaire Trolley Station
In the continued march to make all of Houston’s thoroughfares uniformly dull and uninteresting, the city of Bellaire demolished the replica trolley station that stood in the median of Bellaire Boulevard for decades.
It was the last remnant of Houston’s old city streetcar system, but according to KTRK, Bellaire officials deemed the building a safety hazard. (Recently it had been held up by a very shaky-looking set of supports.) And so it was hasta la vista…
With any luck, a nail or tanning salon, cell-phone shop or Wachovia bank will go up in its place. Lord knows “downtown” Bellaire doesn’t have enough of those.
– John Nova Lomax
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