Wednesday, December 19, 2007
World Trade Building
Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
The former World Trade Building in downtown Port Arthur is scheduled to be repurposed as an apartment complex. Many vacant buildings in southern Jefferson County are finding a new life as business returns to the area.
The former World Trade Building in downtown Port Arthur is scheduled to become an apartment complex. Repurposing existing buildings saves construction costs while reducing vandalism and security problems as well as increasing a city's tax base. Several historic buildings have been saved recently.