January 15, 2013
OSWALD APARTMENT BUILDING IS DEMOLISHED BY CITY OF DALLAS
Dallas, Texas (JFKASSASSINATION) The 2 story apartment building where alleged JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald once lived has been demolished by the city of Dallas.
This information comes from an article written by Maurice Richter for Reuters & published at www.news.yahoo.com.*
The 10 unit building was located at 600 Elsbeth Street.
Mr. Oswald lived there from November 1962 to March 1963 with his wife Marina & their daughter.
Gary Mack of the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza says that this apartment was where Oswald lived at the time he ordered the pistol that was used to kill Dallas police officer J.D. Tippit on November 22, 1963.
Warren Commission Exhibit 143
The apartment building, which dates back to 1925, was purchased by Jane Bryant in 2007 reportedly for renovation & preservation for "historical reasons."
The city's decision to demolish the property follows a 4 year dispute with Ms. Bryant.
*Thanks to "Virtual JFK" on Twitter for passing along this story.