Texas businesses are starting to reopen after a monthlong shutdown because of the coronavirus. But it wasn’t long ago that neighborhood parks, theaters and shopping centers were eerily empty. If you missed such sights while you were social distancing at home, here’s your chance to check it out. Advocate staff photographer and photo editor Danny Fulgencio spent the last month taking pictures of the empty spaces that have defined our neighborhood during the coronavirus pandemic. In this photo essay, you’ll see unusual scenes, including Lowest Greenville devoid of people on a weekend, a vacant parking lot at the Hillside Village Shopping Center and the Tietze Park playground closed off with yellow “caution” tape.

Lakewood Village Shopping Center

April 5, 2020 at 12:50 p.m.

Photo by Danny Fulgencio

Tietze Park

April 5, 2020 at 1:25 p.m.

Photo by Danny Fulgencio

Lowest Greenville

April 11, 2020 at 10: 42 p.m.

Photo by Danny Fulgencio

Lakewood Landing

April 11, 2020 at 10:48 p.m.

Photo by Danny Fulgencio

White Rock Lake Dog Park

April 12, 2020 at 3:25 p.m.

Photo by Danny Fulgencio

Woodrow Wilson High School

April 20, 2020 7:50 a.m.

Photo by Danny Fulgencio

Lakewood Country Club

April 21, 2020 at 3:49 p.m.

Photo by Danny Fulgencio

VFW

April 21, 2020 at 4:45 p.m.

Photo by Danny Fulgencio

White Rock YMCA

April 21, 2020 at 5:23 p.m.

Photo by Danny Fulgencio

Mockingbird Station

April 24, 2020 at 6:57 p.m.

Photo by Danny Fulgencio

Photo by Danny Fulgencio

Samuell-Grand Tennis Courts

April 25, 2020 at 9:46 a.m.

Photo by Danny Fulgencio


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