The building where Beyonce and Solange once recorded has seen its final days Pinterest/House of Dereon Media Center

So much for preserving historical Houston monuments.

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The Midtown building where Beyonce and her sister Solange once recorded is no longer standing. The property’s new owners, the car dealer chain Group 1 Automotive, demolished the property last week.

The House of Dereon Media Center once housed a recording studio and was where the Knowles sisters’ dad, Mathew, had his music headquarters for 15 years. It was also an event space.

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Bounded by Webster, Labranch, Crawford and Hadley streets, the parcel will likely make way for an automotive concern. Group 1 owns and operates 159 dealerships, 210 franchises and 45 collision centers in the United States, the U.K. and Brazil.
Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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