A few months ago, we dug into some Dallas history about a house at 7411 Coronado and the man who lived there, but the old home is now gone.

Leo C. Mills, who was active in Mount Auburn and Fair Park, once lived at the home near Coronado and Grand. He made the news several times throughout his life, from threatening to rent properties to black people if homes weren’t zoned to his liking to fighting off thugs at his front door.

As was predicted in the March article, the house was recently leveled after the antique farm equipment was removed from the adjacent lot. According to the Dallas County Appraisal District, the lot where the house once stood has been combined with a few adjacent lots and is now zoned commercial (which was Leo C. Mills desire all along).

Time will tell what will become of this historic address, but most of us know it will probably be a CVS. We will follow up when we know more about the future of the property, but check out some images of before, during and after destruction below.

Photo by Scott Dorn

Photo by David Rico


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