Super Neighborhoods

Super Neighborhood 3 - Carverdale

Recognized 09.22.2003

Location

In northwest Houston, the Carverdale Super Neighborhood is easily accessible by US 290, Beltway 8 (west), Gessner, Clay, Tanner and Brittmore.

Cultural identity and general community characteristics

Carverdale subdivision is small deed-restricted residential area originally developed in the 1950's. The area is predominately African-American. Due to its proximity to the Northwest Freeway (US 290) and Beltway 8 West, this area become one of the major hubs for commercial and industrial complexes in the northwest part of the city.

Besides the Carverdale SN Council, other civic organizations active in this area are the Carverdale Civic Club and Revitalize America Partnerships. The Mission of Yahweh is one of the major social organizations in the area and helps more than 700 women and children every year.

Carverdale Community Fellowship Church, Greater Macedonia Baptist Church, Greater Riverdale Baptist Church, St. James Missionary Baptist Church, St. Jude UMC, and Wolridge Chapel AME Church are major religious organizations in this area.

Community Venues and Schools

  • Carverdale Park
  • Houston Community College Northwest Campus

Super Neighborhood Statistical Info