Houston Complete Communities


Sunnyside

Neighborhood Profile

Map of the area Sunnyside SN #71 is bound by IH 610 on the north, Sims Bayou on the south, Martin Luther King Blvd on the east and Hwy 288 on the west. The area is within Council District D.

Sunnyside was one of Houston’s first communities platted in the early 1900s just for African Americans. The area was annexed by the City of Houston in 1956 but remained without basic City services such as running water, sewer, paved roads and drainage.1

Due to civic pride in the area, the Sunnyside Civic Club was formed to address some of the issues of basic services. The area was serviced by a volunteer Fire Department.

Coordinating Team

Team Lead: Lindsey Williams
Planning and Development

Angie Solis, Neighborhood Liaison
Mayor's Citizens' Assistance Office