Subscribe Register Login

Monday, April 21, 2014, 9:54 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Dallas starts tearing down Oswald apartment

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 7, 2013 at 12:22 p.m.

the-apartment-where-lee-harvey-oswald-once-lived-in-dallas-is-being-ordered-razed

The apartment where Lee Harvey Oswald once lived in Dallas is being ordered razed.

— Dallas has begun demolishing an apartment complex where Lee Harvey Oswald briefly lived before the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

A city attorney wrote Monday in a letter to the property’s owner that the building will be torn down after it's tested for asbestos.

The letter says demolition will begin immediately after the testing is completed.

The city won a court order in May requiring Jane Bryant to tear down the uninhabited 10-unit, two-story apartment complex built in 1925.

However, the city says, Bryant failed to act in the allotted time and that allowed the structure to become a “nuisance” and a health hazard.

Lee and Marina Oswald lived in the building from November 1962 until March 1963.

JFK was slain Nov. 22, 1963.

Comments on: Dallas starts tearing down Oswald apartment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Warehouse spec.

    Community Relations Coordinator-Nonprofit seeks Community Re...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Financial aid dir.

    financial aid directorarkansas Baptist College invites appli...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Superintendent

    superintendentthe Ozark Mountain School District is acceptin...
    SAINT JOE, AR

  • Detention officers

    detention officers needed immediately!! exciting new career ...
    HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, AR

  • Class a drivers

    class a drivers now hiring dedicated routes-home daily!!Exce...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 778 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online