NRA

1112 Post Oak, Westlake: Was this the house NRA president Wayne LaPierre wanted?

  • Lobbyist group reportedly tried to buy a Vaquero mansion for President Wayne LaPierre’s use.
  • Vaquero is a tony, gated community in Westlake.
  • New York inquiry is part of an investigation into NRA nonprofit status.

North Texas real estate is a hot topic of conversation in the National Rifle Association’s growing legal woes, including the current inquiry into its tax-free status by the attorney general of New York.

The Washington Post reports that the NRA planned to purchase a $5.95 million Vaquero mansion (1112 Post Oak) for the use of its chief executive, Wayne LaPierre, last year. The 10,020-square-foot home’s purchase was never completed, and the property is still on the market with a new asking price of $5.25 million. (more…)